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Avocado-Cilantro Guacamole

Avocado-Cilantro Guacamole

An extra dose of fresh cilantro flavors this easy guacamole recipe. Adjust the heat, tang or other flavorings to suit your tastes.


3 cups

Prep Time

20 minutes

Total Time

20 minutes


  • 4ripe avocados
  • 1/2cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/3cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4cup lime or lemon juice
  • 1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • Hot sauce, finely diced fresh jalapeƱos, cayenne pepper and/or chipotle powder to taste


  1. Mash avocados in a medium bowl. Add cilantro, onion, lime (or lemon) juice, oil, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Season with hot sauce, jalapeƱos, cayenne and/or chipotle, if desired.


To make ahead: Press a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface to prevent browning and refrigerate for up to 6 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 3 cups)

Calories 121kcal
Carbohydrate Total 7g
Total Sugars 1g
Added Sugars 0g
Fiber 5g
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 2g
Mono Saturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 52mg
Protein 1g
Potassium 341mg
Calcium 10mg
Folate 56mcg
Omega-6 1g
Vitamin E 2mg
Vitamin B3 1mg

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