4 Ingredient Guacamole Recipe
Mashed avocado mixed with salt, diced Roma tomato & lime juice! The best, easy snack or party appetizer ready in just 10 minutes.
Servings: 4 people
Fork for mashing
- 2 large ripe avocados *see note below
- 1 roma tomato *diced *see note below
- Juice from ½ lime
- salt to taste
Other optional mix-ins:
- Diced red onion, chopped cilantro, diced jalapeno peppers or spices like chili powder, garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, etc!
Ripe avocados: if your avocados aren't ripe enough they will be really hard to mash. Ripe avocados will have a little give when pressed with your fingers. Let them sit for a day or two if they aren't quite ready yet.
Roma tomato: other varieties of tomatoes will work fine! You can also use a 2-3 tablespoons of salsa in place of tomatoes.
Cut avocados in half and remove seeds. (*Tip: if making ahead of time, save one seed to store with your guacamole to help prevent browning). Scoop avocado from shell into a small mixing bowl.
2 large ripe avocados
Use a fork to mash avocado until desired texture is reached, make it chunky or smooth!
Add salt, diced tomato, and lime juice. (I typically use juice from ½ of a lime. If you like the citrus flavor, you can use a whole lime)!
1 roma tomato, salt to taste, Juice from ½ lime
Fold ingredients together until well incorporated.
Serve with chips & salsa if desired. Enjoy!
Refrigerate: mix avacado seed into guacamole and pat down to create a flat surface on top. Cover with a very thin layer of water and seal with plastic wrap or an airtight lid. Your guacamole should last in the refrigerator for 1-3 days. When you're ready to enjoy your treat, pour water out and give it a good mix.
Freeze: I wouldn't recommend freezing guacamole that contains tomatoes, onions or other high water content ingredients mixed is as this can cause issues with texture. You can make a batch without mix-ins for freezing and add them later! Place mix-in free guacamole in a Ziploc bag and press all of the air out until flattened. Freeze for up to 3 months!
Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 7g | Calories: 167kcal | Fat: 14.5g | Protein: 2g | Carbohydrates: 10g