Easy Guacamole

Easy Guacamole Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

The food processor makes quick work of this Easy Guacamole that's rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. We like the heat from leaving the seeds in the jalapeño, but you can seed the pepper for a milder guac. Serve with tortilla chips or crudités.


4 servings (serving size: about 1/4 cup)

Total time: 20 Minutes

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Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 85
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 4.8 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 4.8 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 77 mg
Calcium 9 mg


1 1/2 tablespoons coarsely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 garlic clove
1/2 small jalapeño pepper
1 ripe peeled avocado
1 tablespoon cilantro leaves


1. Place first 5 ingredients in a food processor; pulse 5 times or until finely chopped. Add avocado; process until smooth. Sprinkle with cilantro.