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Easy Guacamole Recipe


  • 2 large avocados, pitted
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, loosely packed & chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, diced (seeded-optional, depends how hot you can handle!)
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice (~ juice of 1 lime)
  • 1/2 cup cherry/grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste


Normal Version

  1. In a medium bowl, scoop avocado out of skin and mash with a fork (can use a food processor if prefer smoother consistency).
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix to desired consistency

Molcajete Version

  1. In a Molacajete, add onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime juice and about 1 tsp of salt. Using the pestle, grind the onions and cilantro with the lime juice & salt until onions & jalapeños start to break down.
  2. Scoop out avocado and add to the Molcajete, grind down until avocado is mashed to desired texture.
  3. Add spices, salt, pepper & tomatoes, grind gently to combine.

To Store

  1. If you somehow leave any guacamole up for grabs, store in an airtight container with plastic wrap
  2. touching top of guacamole. For added freshness, store with 1/2 lime and squeeze extra lime juice on top.