Simple Guacamole

Simple Guacamole

I used to make guacamole with about a dozen different ingredients. I’d keep adding things and tinkering with it until it was really good. But when my husband and I started making it together, I learned that he liked to keep it simple. And over the last several years, I’ve come to love it this way too. For this simple guacamole, it’s just about the basics.


I use just four ingredients, including salt, to make this simple guacamole. And it takes all of about five minutes. It’s the perfect dip to throw together as an appetizer or to go with Mexican food.

As always, I hope you’ll use the recipes here as a starting point and put your own creative spin on the food you make. Especially with this guacamole. There’s a lot of room to throw in additions that you love, such as diced tomatoes or cilantro, since it’s so simple to begin with.

Try this out the next time you need a crowd-pleasing appetizer or when you’re looking to upgrade your Mexican food.

Enjoy! 🙂


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Simple Guacamole

A quick and easy recipe for guacamole that is great with tortilla chips or for topping Mexican food. 

Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12


  • 6 avocados medium sized
  • ½ cup onion finely diced
  • 3 T. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. Salt


  1. Combine all ingredients and mash with a fork until you reach your desired consistency.
  2. Taste and adjust lime and salt, if desired.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe Notes

Diced tomatoes and cilantro would be great additions!

If you’re looking for another appetizer recipe, try out this Cream Cheese & Pepper Jelly Appetizer!

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