Easy Authentic Guacamole

Easy Authentic Guacamole created by eabeler

My mom learned how to make this from a local of Guadalajara Mexico. It is very simple to make and quite delicious! It's always a big hit when I have guests over. Great for a margherita party! Serve with tortilla chips (try recipe #263512). Out of necessity, I have omitted the tomatoes and it still tastes great. I have also added a few tbsps of fresh chopped cilantro when I have it on hand.

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  • Wash and discard the peels and seeds of your avocados and put the remaining flesh in a medium sized bowl.
  • Add lime juice, salt and pepper and mash into the avocado with a fork or potato masher until smooth.
  • Dice tomatoes, onion and jalapeño and stir into avocado mixture. Add more salt to taste.
  • STORING: Put into serving dish and cover with plastic wrap so that the wrap is pressed directly on top of the guacamole (eliminating air exposure) and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • OPTIONAL PREP TIPS: Dicing Tomatoes - Half tomatoes then squeeze each half gently and use your fingers to get rid of seeds and excess juice then dice. Dicing Jalapeños - Slice the jalapeño in half lengthwise and pull out seeds and membrane. Slice lengthwise into long thin strips, then bunch the strips together and cut crosswise into very finely diced pieces. (Be sure to wash your hands and don't touch your eyes, I learned the hard way!).
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"My mom learned how to make this from a local of Guadalajara Mexico. It is very simple to make and quite delicious! It's always a big hit when I have guests over. Great for a margherita party! Serve with tortilla chips (try recipe #263512). Out of necessity, I have omitted the tomatoes and it still tastes great. I have also added a few tbsps of fresh chopped cilantro when I have it on hand."

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  1. Carol M.
    I add garlic powder and cream cheese in the mix. It's always a crowd pleaser.
  2. tedanytime
    Keep a seed or 2 in the guac to eliminate brown out!
  3. rachelrodriguezclark
    How do I access my saved recipes?
  4. Kelly O.
    The guac I've been making for 40 years is very similar. Only difference is I add a little garlic powder and instead of the jalapeno I add a tsp or two of very hot salsa. Very good.
  5. Alan H.
    HI. first time I made this and it turned out great. sitting in fridge cooling off now.
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