Introduction: GUACAMOLE

Guacamole, is an avocado-based dip that originated with the Aztecs in Mexico. In addition to its use in modern Mexican cuisine it has also become part of American cuisine as a dip, condiment and salad ingredient.


5 Large Hass avocados
2 Large limes
1 Medium white onion (diced)
3/4 Cup loosely packed cilantro (chopped finely)
1 Large tomato (diced)
Finely chopped fresh jalapeno (optional)

Step 2:

Slice avocados in half. Discard the seed. Scoop out of shell with a spoon. Place in bowl.

Step 3:

Add juice of one fresh lime immediately to prevent browning. Use a fork and mash to desired consistency.

Step 4:

Add chopped onions, tomato, and cilantro. Stir gently to mix ingredients. Then add juice of second lime and then salt to taste. Stir just slightly, until incorporated.

Step 5:

Add jalapeno to taste. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips for a dip, or use with your favorite Mexican dish.