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All-time Favorite Guacamole

Yield Makes about 1 1/2 cups; 4 servings
Notes: Serve with tortilla chips or crisp raw vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado (3/4 lb.)
  • 1/3 cup chopped firm-ripe tomato
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots or onion, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and pressed or minced
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons minced fresh jalapeño chili
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 112
  • caloriesfromfat 79 %
  • protein 1.6 g
  • fat 9.8 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 6.8 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • sodium 9.2 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Pit and peel avocado. Place in a bowl.

  2. Add tomato, shallots, lime juice, cilantro, and garlic. With a potato masher, coarsely mash mixture. Add chili and salt to taste, and mix.