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The Perfect Guacamole

Just chop and mix your way to the perfect guacamole!
Categories Side
Difficulty Easy
Keyword best onion for guacamole, guacamole onion, what kind of onion for guacamole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 254 kcal
Author A Sweet Pea Chef


  • 3 ripe avocados peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice about 1/2 lime
  • 1/4 small red onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 medium vine-ripened tomatoes finely diced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp ground cumin


  1. In a medium bowl, gently mash the avocados to desired consistency using the back of a fork.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and lightly stir to combine. Season with any additional salt or lime juice to taste.
  3. Refrigerate, covered with saran wrap, for one hour.

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Nutrition Facts
The Perfect Guacamole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 254 Calories from Fat 200
% Daily Value*
Fat 22.2g34%
Saturated Fat 3.2g16%
Sodium 525.5mg22%
Carbohydrates 15.7g5%
Fiber 10.9g44%
Sugar 2.5g3%
Protein 3.6g7%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 32.2mg39%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.