Catherine’s Guacamole

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


2-1/2 cups

Updated: Jan. 11, 2022
Get the scoop on making a standout guacamole. A handful of chopped celery adds some fun crunch in this avocado dip—everyone’s favorite fiesta starter. —Catherine Cassidy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Catherine's Guacamole Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 medium ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro, optional
  • Tortilla chips


  1. In a small bowl, mash avocados. Stir in onion, tomato, celery, garlic, lemon juice, Worcestershire, salt, pepper and, if desired, cilantro. Chill 1 hour before serving. Serve with chips.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 75 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.