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This homemade guacamole recipe is simple and delicious. With just 6 simple ingredients, you'll have creamy, zesty, scrumptious guacamole in no time! This is guaranteed to be a hit!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 4 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • ½ cup chopped tomato, seeds removed
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt, add more to taste
  • 1 -2 jalapenos diced, (optional)


  • Cut up the red onions, tomatoes, cilantro, and jalapenos (if using) as directed. Set aside.
  • Peel the avocadoes and remove the pits. In a medium bowl, add the peeled avocado and 3 tablespoons lime juice, and chop or coarsely mash the avocado.
  • Add the chopped vegetables and garlic salt (more or less to taste). Mix everything together.
  • Serve immediately with chips.


To Store Leftovers:
The best method to store leftover guacamole and prevent undesired browning is to use water. First, put the guacamole into an airtight container. Use a spoon to flatten the surface of the guacamole and remove any air pockets. Next, very gently pour on about a half-inch of water, covering the guacamole surface completely. Refrigerate, covered tightly, for up to two additional days. When you are ready to eat it, pour off the water and give the guacamole a gentle stir, and it will be good as new!
Another method for storing leftover guacamole, if you don't want to use water, is to use plastic wrap. Place the plastic wrap directly on top of the guacamole, not over the bowl or container. Press the plastic wrap down around the guacamole to prevent as little air as possible from coming in contact with the guacamole. Your guacamole should be good for another day. If some browning does happen, you can scrape away the discolored outside layer of the guacamole, and you will discover fresh, bright green guacamole underneath.