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Easy Guacamole Recipe

Author: Anita's Table Talk


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 Tablespoons minced red onion (or up to 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, stems and seeds removed, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, leaves and tender stems, finely chopped
  • 1/2 ripe tomato, seeds and pulp removed, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice or lemon juice
  • 1 cove garlic, minced (or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • dash freshly grated black pepper


  • CUT the avocados in half. REMOVE the pit. SCOOP out the avocado from the peel. PLACE avocado in a medium bowl.
  • Using a fork or potato masher, MASH the avocado. (Don't overdo it! The mixture should be a little chunky.)
  • ADD the remaining ingredients. STIR to combine.