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Fresh Guacamole... by Vadim

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $5-$7
Servings: 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 medium ripe avocados
  • 2 medium tomatoes diced
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 bunch of fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice plus more to taste
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cut 3 avocados in half lengthwise, remove pits, scrape the flesh of the avocado out with a spoon. Place in a medium bowl with a flat bottom and mash avocados with a potato masher.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl (tomatoes, onion, cilantro, lemon juice) Mix well and add salt and pepper plus more lemon juice if desired.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe Notes

-Select avocados that are slightly soft to the touch; Don't buy avocados that are rock hard or ones that feel like applesauce would ooze out. -If you are not going to make them right away, you can keep the firmer ones on the counters to ripen. -If they are just right and you aren't going to make them for a couple of days, put them in a paper bag and place in the fridge. To keep your guacamole from browning too quickly, insert the pit from the avocado in to the finish product before refrigerating.