All you really need to make guacamole is ripe avocados and salt. After that, a little lime or lemon juice will help to balance the richness of the avocado. Then if you want, add chopped cilantro, jalapeno and onion.
The trick to making perfect guacamole is using good, ripe avocados. If you have never been a fan of guacamole, try out this recipe.
- 2 medium ripe avocados
- 1/2 small chopped yellow onion
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 3 tsp squeezed lime or lemon juice
- 3/4 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 chopped jalapeno, including seeds
Split the avocados and use a large spoon to scoop the flesh out into a bowl. Mash with a fork until the avocado reaches your desired consistency. Stir in chopped onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and jalapeno. Whip lightly with the fork until guacamole has a slightly fluffy texture. Taste and adjust seasonings as you wish. Serve in a bowl and garnish with slices of lime and tortilla chips.