Guacamole Recipe

Looking for an easy Guacamole recipe? Learn how to make Guacamole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jonniemclark

Makes 3 servings



Guacamole, a dip made from avocados, is originally from Mexico

Recipe Ingredients for Guacamole

1 avocado
1 tomatoe
1/4 onion
1 jalepeno pepper
1 oz lemon juice
2 tbs light sour cream

Recipe Directions for Guacamole

  1. 1 Cut avocados in half. Remove seed. Scoop out avacado from the peel, put in a mixing bowl. (See How to Cut and Peel an Avocado.)

  2. 2 Using a fork, mash the avocado. Add the chopped onion, cilantro, lime or lemon, salt and pepper and mash some more. Chili peppers vary individually in their hotness. So, start with a half of one chili pepper and add to the guacamole to your desired degree of hotness. Be careful handling the peppers; wash your hands thoroughly after handling and do not touch your eyes or the area near your eyes with your hands for several hours.

  3. Keep the tomatoes separate until ready to serve.

  4. Remember that much of this is done to taste because of the variability in the fresh ingredients. Start with this recipe and adjust to your taste.

  5. 3 Cover with plastic wrap directly on the surface of the guacamole to prevent oxidation from the air reaching it. Refrigerate until ready.

  6. 4 Just before serving, add the chopped tomato to the guacamole and mix.

  7. Serves 2-4.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 139.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
139
Calories from Fat
104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.6g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
11mg
0%
Potassium
469mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
9.6g
3%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
2.2g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 2% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin C
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