Basic Guacamole

This version of guacamole makes good use of pre-made ingredients to shorten prep time. The fresh salsa sold in the refrigerated section of your grocery store works better for this than the jarred version.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2⁄3 cup fresh salsa, drained
  • 1 Tbsp. bottled chopped jalapeño peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 bag (6 oz.) tortilla chips


  • Cut avocados into chunks and place in a medium bowl. Fold in the remaining ingredients, except for the chips.
  • Serve with tortilla chips.