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Guacamole Recipe



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This basic guacamole can be made with or without diced tomatoes, and it's the perfect dip for parties or game day snacking. It also makes a great topping for turkey burgers or burritos.
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Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 Cups


  • 3 ripe Haas avocados
  • juice of 1/2 lime, about 1 tablespoon
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 heaping tablespoon finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 small jalapeno or a serrano pepper, seeds removed and finely chopped, optional
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 small tomato, seeded, diced, optional


Cut avocados in half and remove seeds. Scoop the avocado out of the peels and mash with the lime, red onion, cilantro, finely chopped jalapeno or serrano pepper, garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving time.

If desired, top with diced tomatoes or stir tomatoes into the guacamole before serving.

Makes about 1 1/2 to 2 cups.

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