homemade guacamole
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Homemade Jalapeño Guacamole

Fresh and flavorful homemade guacamole that packs some heat 🔥
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: dip, guacamole, mexican, spicy
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 225kcal
Author: Roz

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 4 large ripe hass avocado
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt + more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro leaves
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 jalapeño seeds and stems removed and finely chopped
  • 1 ripe medium sized tomato seeds removed and diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced small
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice from about 1 ½ limes, or more if needed

Instructions

  • Remove the stone/seed from the avocado and using a spoon, scoop the flesh of the avocados into a shallow serving bowl, discarding any bruised, browned areas.
  • Using a potato masher, or fork, mash up the avocado until it reaches the consistency you like (I like mine to have some lumps).
  • Add all of the remaining ingredients to the avocado. Stir to combine.
  • Taste and add additional salt (I often add up to ½ teaspoon more), until the flavors really pop. If it needs more zip, add a little more lime juice (or, if it tastes too limey already, don’t worry—it will mellow out after a brief rest).
  • Serve and enjoy!!

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 711mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 34.7mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1.3mg