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Effortless Guacamole Recipe

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Here’s one delicious, extra-easy classic you’ll turn to again and again. “I’ve been making this recipe since I started cooking, and that was a long time ago.” DeAnn Lokvam — Tijeras, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon salsa
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons lime juice, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without lime juice and chips) equals 175 calories, 16 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mash avocados. Stir in the onions, salsa, mayonnaise, lime juice if desired, cumin, chili powder and garlic salt. Serve with chips. Yield: 1 cup.
Originally published as Effortless Guacamole in Simple & Delicious May 2010, p27

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without lime juice and chips) equals 175 calories, 16 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2012

Not exactly "effortless" as compared with other guac recipes I've tried, but I will say that it was worth the effort! Better than store bought for sure, especially if you are starting with good avocadoes.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 30, 2012

Great dip. Served it w/ mulit-colored tortilla chips. Next time I'll double the recipe b/c it's so good! Used 3 tsp lime juice and made an hour in advance of company, putting it in the fridge in a ziploc container allowing the flavours to blend. A keeper!

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Reviewed May. 6, 2012

This is some good guac!

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

so good and so easy to make. loved it

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2011

This is excellent - and so easy! I made it to serve with tortilla chips alongside of fish tacos. Delicious! It seemed to make more than just 1 cup - which was fine with my family! :)

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