Fast & Easy Guacamole

10 August 2011

We love avocados around our house and there is nothing better, quick, and easier than a bowl of guacamole for a quick summer get together.  Last night we made a black bean version of Enchilada Casserole, so we whipped up a bowl.

If it’s just the three of us, this is the version I make.   If we’re having guests for dinner or people over for munchies, I will double or even triple the recipe.


You will need:

  • 1 ripe avocado {look for dark skin that gives a bit when you press lightly with your thumb}
  • 1/4 red onion, minced
  • 1/2 lime
  • sea salt


Mince the red onion, scoop out the avocado, juice the lime, & sprinkle with sea salt.  Then smoosh with a fork or a potato masher, whichever you have handy.  We like it with some chunks of avocado.  If you prefer yours completely smooth, toss everything into a food processor.

A minute later you’ll have a bowl of yummy guacamole to enjoy.



R. Grace said...

Woohoo! Love Guac! I will definitely try this out at my next summer picnic. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Home Sweet Sarah said...

Wow, I have never made guac without tomatoes, but now that I see this, I think, What's the point in tomatoes?! I need to try this, although I might have to add a jalapeno ;-)

This Confetti Life said...

My mouth is watering. Yum.

Chelsea said...

Wow! Talk about easy. That looks delicious :)

I'm glad that I'm not the only mom out there that fell victim to that darn TV. Kids are capable of entertaining themselves w/o staring into a colorful world of cartoons!

rebecca said...

love this! thanks for the tip. i never know when avocados are ready.

Stevie Leigh said...

YUM. Love guac. My husband makes it really well - yours looks like it turned out fabulously, also!

@JessEsco said...

Yum. Need now.

Katie said...

My almost 2-year old LOVES guac. I just came back to this recipe because she saw it at Anderson's yesterday and I told her I'd make some. She saw the pictures of the avocado, lime and onion and started screaming "acamole, acamole!" Needless to say, I think we're going to be making this for lunch. :o)

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