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- Prep Time: 25 m
- Total Time: 25 m
- Servings: 3cups
- 3 Haas avocadoes halved, seeded and peeled
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice about 1 lime
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ to ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- pinch ground cayenne pepper
- ¼ cup red onion finely diced, soaked and rinsed
- ½ Jalapeño pepper seeded and minced (or leave the seeds in for spiciness)
- ½ cup tomato finely diced
- 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
- Place the avocado and lime juice into a large bowl and mash with a potato
- masher or large fork.
- Add the salt, cumin and cayenne pepper and mix well.
- Stir in the onion, pepper, tomato and cilantro. Season to taste with more salt
- and lime juice as needed and serve with some tortilla chips.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Vitamin A 545IU11%
Vitamin C 30.3mg37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Super easy and very tasty! I liked the hint of soaking the red onions.
Great recipe, though I didn’t have the cilantro or lime! In times like these, ya have to keep trying. 🙂
This is by far, the BEST guacamole recipe! I doubled the recipe because my family loves it, and we were still wiping the bowl clean! I added a touch more lime juice just because we like that flavor.
Thanks so much BlueJean Chef!!
2nd comment: This is my go-to guacamole recipe. My only addition is a few drops of Tabasco Chipotle which adds a little smoky flavor. It has been a hit when I make it.
I got this recipe originally from a family member who lived in Paraguay back in the early 1970’s it has been a staple in our house ever since and is part of every TEX-MEX dinner we make.
Can the guac be made without cillantro? (I am one of those for whom it tastes like soap, or a musty dish rag!)
Sure – you can make the guacamole without cilantro. You could go without fresh herbs, or you might try adding some parsley or chopped fresh chives.
Wonderful and so easy…family loved it! I also loved the tip about soaking red onions in water.
Very good! Even without the coriander ( cilantro). Thought of parsley but too cold and wet in Cape Town to go out and pick!
My family finished it in no time.
You are one amazing teacher!
I tell everyone about The Blue Jean Chef.