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Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Guacamole is a delicious Mexican dip prepared with ripe avocado, onion, chili pepper, cilantro, tomato, and lime.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 3 people
Author: Vera Abitbol
  • 2 avocados , ripe
  • 1 tomato (optionally blanched and peeled), seeded and diced
  • 1 Mexican onion , mature scallion (or ½ red onion), finely chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper , finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch of cilantro , very finely chopped
  • The juice of 1 large lime
  • Salt
  • Black pepper (optional)
  1. Scoop out the flesh of the avocados.

  2. In a molcajete (Mexican mortar and pestle) or a classic mortar, mix while crushing the onion, cilantro and chili pepper.
  3. Add the avocado and lemon juice and crush while mixing it with the rest, making sure not to purée the mixture.
  4. Finally add the tomato, salt, pepper and mix gently with a spoon.
  5. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  6. Serve immediately.