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Photo: Oxmoor House
Total time 9 mins
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Guacamole was concocted by the Aztecs over 400 years ago. Since then it has become an American party-food favorite and restaurant menu staple. Tortilla chips are the natural accompaniment, but you can also serve it with veggies like jicama, bell peppers, and radishes.


  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chopped plum tomato (1 large)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 112
  • fat 9.9 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 6.6 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 9.6 g
  • fiber 4.7 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 104 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place onion, salt, and avocado in a medium bowl; mash with back of a wooden spoon. Stir in tomato. Add lime juice, stirring until avocado just begins to lose its shape but is still very chunky.
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