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Chunky Guacamole Dip

Use hass avocados to create this creamy, versatile dip. Serve with warm corn tortilla chips.

Course Starter
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword avocado, guacamole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 203 kcal
Author Marta Rivera

Ingredients

  • 5 medium haas avocados
  • 1 medium (1/2 cup) Roma tomato seeds removed, small diced
  • 1/2 medium (3/4 cup) red onion small diced
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1 medium (about 1-2 tablespoons) jalapeño pepper (optional) minced
  • 1/2 bunch (1 cup) cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more to taste
  • 1 medium (about 1/4 cup) lime juice freshly squeezed

Instructions

  1. Slice the avocados in half lengthwise, then remove the pit from each fruit. Reserving one avocado, use a large spoon (or a fork) to scoop the remaining avocados out of their peels and into a large mixing bowl.

    Mash the avocado in the bowl with a fork or a potato masher. 

  2. Cut the reserved avocado into small cubes while still in the peel. Scoop it into the bowl with the mashed avocado.

  3. Add the diced tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeño, and cilantro to the mashed avocado. Season with salt and give everything a good stir. 

  4. Pour the lime juice into the bowl and give the guac another stir. Taste the dip and adjust the salt to your preference if necessary.

    Transfer the guacamole to serving bowl (this is essential if you've mixed in a metal bowl as the lime juice will react with the metal).

  5. Press a sheet of plastic wrap against the surface of the guacamole to prevent browning and store in the fridge until ready to serve.

    Serve the guacamole as desired. It is best enjoyed within 24 hours of preparation.

Recipe Notes

As the guacamole sits, the surface will turn a brownish-grey color. Skim off the top layer  with a spoon to reveal the bright green dip underneath. Discard the discolored portion and serve as usual.

Nutrition Facts
Chunky Guacamole Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 203 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 154mg7%
Potassium 614mg18%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 183IU4%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.