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Homemade guacamole is simple and fresh featuring avocados, cilantro and a squeeze of lime. Recipe source: Greater Chicago Food Depository

Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Servings: 4
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  • 2 teaspoons Lime Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 3 ripe Avocadoes, mashed
  • 1 Tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons Cilantro, minced
  1. Cut the avocados in half and remove the pit using a spoon.
  2. Scoop the avocado into a medium bowl.
  3. Add in the lime juice and salt, and mash using a fork or potato masher.
  4. Add red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and tomato, and gently mix to combine.
  5. Serve immediately.


  • Guacamole can be stored for up to 2 days in the refrigerator, but will begin to brown because of exposure to oxygen. You can remove the brown portion prior to serving.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe % Daily Value
Calories 180
Fat 16 g 21%
Saturated Fat 2 g 10%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 79 mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 10 g 4%
Fiber 8 g 29%
Sugars 1 g
Protein 2 g 4%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Avocados are a rich source of several B vitamins.

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Cilantro leaves are particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.

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