Fast, easy and super delicious! This super easy guacamole is perfect for spreading on tacos, quesadillas, and burritos and simple dipping!
The simple and lovely avocado. Full of healthy fats, Vitamin K, and copper. It’s an amazing fruit that is also full of potassium and antioxidants. Green, lovely, creamy and a workhorse in the kitchen. Truly.
Avocados can be served sliced, diced, or mashed. They go from savory to sweet without skipping a beat. Perfect in nearly any cuisine, avocados are generally known for being a creamy condiment in Mexican cuisine. Commonly called “guacamole”, it’s perfect for spooning on tacos and dipping hearty tortilla chips into.Fast, easy and super delicious! This super easy guacamole is perfect for spreading on tacos, quesadillas, and burritos and simple dipping! #guacamole #dips #mexican #taconight
This homemade guacamole recipe is super simple, and ready for delicious dipping in less than 5 minutes.
While I can’t guarantee that non avocado lovers will come to “our side” with this, it sure can’t hurt. Loads of creamy avocado, garlic, and fresh lime juice combine with cumin, red onion, and tomatoes for a flavor sensation that is amazing. Perfect for parties, tailgating, or even eating off the spoon!
Ingredients for simple guacamole:
- ripe avocados
- red onion, finely chopped
- dried cumin
- lemon juice
- 1 medium tomato, chopped
- Cut avocados in half, remove the pit, and scoop into bowl.
- Mash the avocado with a fork until creamy, yet slightly chunky.
- Add onion, garlic, seasonings, and juice. Stir to combine
- Stir in chopped tomatoes.
How do you choose a good avocado?
Working with fresh ingredients can make all the difference when cooking. There’s nothing worse than getting an avocado at the store, and finding it all brown inside. When looking for a good avocado, choose one that is bright green, and hard. It will continue to ripen over the next 2-3 days and be perfect.
If you need an avocado that day, choose one that is a bit darker green, but doesn’t “give” when you gently push with your thumb. If the tip is still green when you remove the stem, it’s a good avocado. If the tip is at all brown, then it’s gone bad.
- 3 ripe avodados
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 red onion, finely chopped
- 1 roma tomato, finely chopped
- 1 Tablespoon dried cumin
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- Cut avocados in half lengthwise. Using a sharp knife, carefully place into avocado pit and twist to remove pit. Discard pit and scoop fruit into a medium sized mixing bowl.
- Add chopped red onions, garlic, seasonings and lime juice. Mash together with a fork until creamy, but with just a few avocado bits left chunky.
- Stir in tomatoes.
- Can be enjoyed immediately, but for best flavor, cover and store in the fridge for 30 minutes to allow flavors to meld.
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Nutrition InformationYield 16 Serving Size 3 Tablespoons
Amount Per Serving Calories 4Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 133mgCarbohydrates 1gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 0g
I do my best to make sure these numbers are accurate, however, please be your own best advocate and double check!