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If you've ever wondered how to make guacamole that's the perfect, creamy consistency, trust us, the food processor makes quick and easy work of this crowd-pleasing dip. Our Easy Guacamole is just that—ridiculously easy. Simply place your aromatics and seasonings in the bowl of a food processor and pulse to chop; then, add in the star ingredient—avocado—and process until smooth. Besides being downright delicious, guacamole is rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, making it an easy appetizer you can feel good about. We like the heat level that results from leaving the seeds in the jalapeño, but you can seed the pepper for a milder guac. Serve this easy-to-make gucamole with tortilla chips or crudités.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2010


Credit: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

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


Ingredient Checklist


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


Nutrition Facts

85 calories; fat 7.7g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 4.8g; poly fat 1g; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 4.8g; fiber 2.7g; iron 0.6mg; sodium 77mg; calcium 9mg.