Easy Homemade Guacamole

This simple and delicious recipe for guacamole is great as a dip or on a sandwich.  Avocados are a good source of folate, vitamins E, C and B6, potassium, and healthy fats.  Avocados are ripe when they are soft to the touch.


Avocadoes2 whole2 whole
Salsa3 Tbsp45 mL
Lemon Juice2 Tbsp30 mL
Garlic, minced1 clove1 clove
Onion, chopped½ cup125 mL
Tomato, chopped1 tomato1 tomato


  1. Cut the avocados in half, remove pit, and scoop fruit into a medium sized bowl.
  2. Add salsa, lemon juice, and garlic to the avocado.  Mash ingredients together with a fork.
  3. Stir in onion and tomato.
  4. Homemade guacamole can be eaten right away or chilled for half an hour to marinate before serving.


Makes 11 servings (62 g /serving).  1 serving = 3 Tbsp (45 mL)