Authentic Mexican Guacamole

Enjoy this classic Mexican dish as a dip with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos, tostadas, or toast.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 large, ripe avocados
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1⁄2 cup canned chopped jalapeño peppers
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Cut the avocados in half lengthwise and pry out the pits. Remove the peels and cut the avocados into 1-inch pieces. Mash with a fork.
  • Cut the tomato into 1⁄2-inch pieces. Remove the skin from the onion and cut into 1⁄4-inch pieces. Drain off the liquid from the jalapeño peppers and cut the peppers into 1⁄4-inch pieces.
  • Combine all the ingredients; mix well.