5 Ingredient Guacamole!

Since this is the first post of 2013 I thought I would dedicate it to one of my life’s loves. Avocado.

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Avocados contain good fats, are high in fiber, have more potassium than my favorite fruit, the banana and are thought to lower cholesterol.

I love recipes where the main ingredient shines through with a little help from a few friends.  I think it is safe to say that the fewer ingredients the better. Although I don’t always let this principle guide what I cook, I love it when it happens like it has in this recipe.

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Here they are: avocado, lime, red onion, jalapeno and salt. That’s it!

Lots of guac recipes call for tomato, salsa, garlic and so on but i combined a few recipes I found and stuck with these 5.

This 5 Ingredient Guacamole recipe is simple and the ingredients are just what you need without too much fuss.

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You just pit and peel the avocado.

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In a large bowl you combine the avocado that you are about to mush up….

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with red onion, jalapeno and lime juice.  Mix his all together.

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Sprinkle with salt and you are done!

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I could eat this stuff with a spoon, but I won’t.



3 ripe large avocados

1/4 cup finely diced red onion

1 jalapeno, finely diced

the juice of two limes

sea salt

Instructions and directions: 

In a bowl, combine avocado, onion and jalapeno. Mush to desired consistency. Add lime juice and stir. Sprinkle a little at a time with sea salt to taste.

adapted from about.com and eat live run blog


4 thoughts on “5 Ingredient Guacamole!

  1. JP says:

    This is one of my favorite things too, and who knew it was so easy to make!! Goodbye Wholly Guacamole!! 🙂

  2. I know! Someone on Facebook mentioned last night, that if you save the pit and put it in the covered bowl with the guac leftovers, that it won’t turn as fast either!

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