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Tried and True Guacamole

This is an absolute favourite in our house. The prep time is less than 10 minutes to make this beautiful Mexican dip. Serve with tortilla chips, tacos, or on toast as a jazzed up version of avocado toast.

Tried and True Guacamole

Tried and True Guacamole

Magical Mom
Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño or Anaheim pepper, finely chopped Optional; the Anaheim pepper is milder
  • cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • juice from ½ a lime
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ Roma tomato, finely chopped


  • Cut open the avocados and remove the stones. Scrape out the inside and mash in a bowl, mortar & pestle, or molcajete;
  • Add the garlic, peppers (optional), onion, tomato, salt, cilantro, and lime juice;
  • Stir well, but don’t overstir, the texture should be a bit lumpy;
  • Enjoy!

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