Basic Guacamole

Basic Guacamole

27 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 85% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

A quick, basic guacamole recipe that can be added to or extended in many ways. Try adding a diced tomato or two.


2 ea avocados; (preferably California)
1 small Onion; minced
1 clove Garlic; minced and mashed to a paste with 1/2 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons fresh lime juice; (or to taste)
1/2 teaspoon Ground cumin
1 fresh or pickled jalapeno chili; seeded and minced (wear rubber gloves)
3 tablespoon Coriander; (Cilantro)

Original recipe makes 8



Halve and pit the avocados and scoop the flesh into a bowl. Mash the avocados coarse with a fork and stir in the onion, the garlic paste, the lime juice, the cumin, the chili, and the coriander. The guacamole may be made 2 hours in advance, its surface covered with plastic wrap, and chilled.


This can be made several hours ahead and refrigerated. The taste and texture are best, however, when freshly made.

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DELICIOUS! This is the best recipe I've found for Guac so fat. I love it!
NellyO 3y ago

Just made this and my 3 yr old triplets couldn't get enough of it!! I had to take it away so I could save some for my husband to try!! Going to be a keeper in this house! Thanks!!
tripletmama 3y ago

ourfoods 3y ago

This was great for a base dip to work with and add some s ice
pongodog 3y ago

I add 2 teaspoons of Harissa ( a Moroccan spice) and it is even more flavorful. I really like this recipe!
Nunquam 3y ago

Adding diced tomatoes makes it even better!
AlisonCastillo 3y ago

dtbh4t 4y ago

I used the 4 teaspoons of lime juice and it was way too much. I would try less next time.
mlbattani 4y ago

Nice easy recipe, did half course and half blended and both were great with taco s.
dredlox76 4y ago

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