Nothing beats a bowl of creamy homemade guacamole when you’re feeling snack-ish.
This guacamole recipe from the new FIXATE Vol. 2 Cookbook is bursting with bright flavors like tomatoes, onions, fresh lime juice, and cilantro. It’s the perfect side dish for the big game or any time you’re craving avocado.
Serve it with homemade pretzel chips and you’ve got a winning combination on your hands.
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This guacamole recipe is simple and bursting with bright flavors like tomatoes, onions, fresh lime juice, and cilantro.
mashed ripe avocado (approx. 2 large)
seeded, chopped Roma tomatoes (approx. 2 medium)
chopped onion, (approx. ¾ medium)
fresh lime juice (approx. 2 limes)
fresh cilantro, finely chopped
seeded, chopped jalapeno pepper (approx. 1 medium) (optional)
lime peel (lime zest) finely grated, (approx. 2 limes)
extra-virgin olive oil
sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
ground black pepper
Combine avocado, tomatoes, onion, lime juice, cilantro, jalapeno (if desired), lime peel, oil, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; mix well.
Serve immediately, or refrigerate, covered tightly, for a few hours to let the flavors meld.
- The myth that leaving an avocado stone in the guacamole will keep it from turning brown began because people noticed that the guacamole directly under a stone stayed green, but this is because that was the part not exposed to the air. So, if you want to keep your guac bright green while storing, press a piece of plastic wrap directly over the top, squeezing out all the air bubbles so that the plastic is in direct contact with the guacamole, and voilà, no more browning!
- Mashing avocados can be done with a potato masher, the back of a fork (for a chunkier guacamole), or in a food processor (for a smoother guacamole).
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 5g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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