Authentic, Easy Guacamole

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Learn to make the creamiest, most authentic guacamole you’ve ever tasted in mere minutes! With creamy avocados and fresh chilis, this rich and spicy dip is delicious with tortilla chips, or as a side with grilled fish or meat.

  • Author: Christine Tusher
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 3/4 c (or about 2 medium) Roma tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 12 Serrano or jalapeño chilis, seeded, deveined, and minced
  • 3 heaping tbsp white onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro, minced
  • 11 1/2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt


  1. Using a food processor, blender, or molcajete, purée the chilis, onion, cilantro, and salt. Place purée in a large bowl. Or, if you’re short on time, simply mix the ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Using a fork or tejolote, smash the avocados on top of the puree, stirring occasionally to incorporate. 
  3. Add tomatoes and lime juice, stirring gently with a spoon until completely mixed. Taste and adjust salt and lime juice if desired. Serve immediately.