Chunky Guacamole

Bits of tomato and onion add color and crunch to homemade guacamole.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

2
large avocados (about 1 lb), pitted, peeled and cubed
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
medium tomato, seeded, chopped
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons finely chopped white onion
1
teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
Tortilla chips, as desired

  • 1 In large bowl, coarsely mash avocados, lime juice, salt and ground red pepper using pastry blender or fork.
  • 2 Reserve 2 tablespoons chopped tomato for garnish. Stir remaining tomato, garlic and onion into avocado mixture. Spoon into serving bowl. Sprinkle top with reserved 2 tablespoons tomato and the cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

Use a 6-oz package frozen avocado dip, thawed, in place of the fresh avocados.

To keep guacamole from darkening in the refrigerator, press plastic wrap directly onto its surface. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.