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.
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Step 1: INGREDIENTS
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)
Slice avocados in half. Discard the seed. Scoop out of shell with a spoon. Place in bowl.
Add juice of one fresh lime immediately to prevent browning. Use a fork and mash to desired consistency.
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.
Add jalapeno to taste. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips for a dip, or use with your favorite Mexican dish.