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The Only Guacamole Recipe You'll Ever Need

You'll be surprised how good this guacamole tastes. Easy to make too!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 2 (1 cup)
Calories: 171kcal
Author: Patrick Calhoun | Mexican Please

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 lime
  • 2-3 tablespoons of finely chopped onion (white or yellow)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (plus more to taste)

Instructions

  • Finely chop 2-3 tablespoons of onion.  Use the back of a fork to smoosh the onion until it turns translucent.
  • Add the onion to a bowl along with the flesh of one avocado, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and the juice of a half lime.  Mush and mix well.
  • Taste for salt level.  (Avocados vary and some need more salt than others.)
  • Keep adding tiny dashes of salt (and lime) until you like it. If it still tastes like avocado add another dash of salt.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

The easiest way to keep ripe avocados on hand is to use the refrigerator. Once ripe, put them in the fridge and they'll keep for another 4-6 days.
This core recipe is the foundation for countless other variations that involve additional ingredients.

Nutrition

Calories: 171kcal