Guacamole lovers will appreciate this classic recipe.

Try Crabby Guacamole and Apple and Almond Guacamole for variations.


  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 large jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • A small handful of cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic or 2 medium cloves garlic, pasted or grated


In a mixing bowl, douse the red onion with the citrus juice and a liberal sprinkle of salt. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Halve and pit the avocados. Scoop the flesh into a bowl and add the jalapeño, cilantro and garlic. Mash with a fork into a fairly smooth dip. Adjust the seasonings, to taste.

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