Chunky Guacamole

Bits of tomato and onion add color and crunch to homemade guacamole.


16 servings


2 large avocados (about 1 pound), pitted, peeled and cubed
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 medium tomato, seeded, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped white onion
1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
Tortilla chips, as desired


In large bowl, coarsely mash avocados, lime juice, salt and ground red pepper using pastry blender or fork.

Reserve 2 tablespoons chopped tomato for garnish. Stir remaining tomato, garlic and onion into avocado mixture. Spoon into serving bowl. Sprinkle top with reserved 2 tablespoons tomato and the cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 15 minutes

Additional Information

Use a 6-ounce package frozen avocado dip, thawed, in place of the fresh avocados.

To keep guacamole from darkening in the refrigerator, press plastic wrap directly onto its surface. Stir before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 50 (Calories from Fat 40), Total Fat 4 1/2 g (Saturated Fat 1/2 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 75 mg; Total Carbohydrate 3 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g; Sugars 0 g), Protein 0 g; Exchanges: 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 0

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