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The Easiest 4 Ingredient Guacamole Recipe

This quick and easy 4-ingredient guacamole comes together in about 5 minutes!  Serve as is or use this recipe  as a base and pick your add-ins! Serve as a dip or topping with your favorite Mexican dish!

Ingredients

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  • 4 ripe hass avocados
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea-salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 lime
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Slice avocados in half lengthwise, remove the pits and cut into chunks
  2. Place the avocado in a medium-sized bowl and add the lime juice, sea salt and black pepper.
  3. Mash well with a potato masher or fork. Add any desired add-ins then use a silicone spatula to combine all of the ingredients.
  4. Serve with extra lime wedges and tortilla chips for dipping, or serve with your favorite dish!

Notes

How to peel and dice an avocado:

  • Rinse the avocado and pat dry with paper towels
  • Run a knife around the circumference of the avocado (lengthwise)
  • Twist both halves of the avocado to release the pit from one side.
  • Tap the pit with your knife with just enough force so the knife becomes lodged in the pit. Tug on the handle of the knife gently while gripping the avocado firmly to release the pit.
  • While the avocado is still in its casing, use your knife to cut the flesh into squares (like a grid)
  • Use a spoon to scoop the flesh from the avocado.

Here are a few add-ins you can try (optional):

  • Garlic 
  • Cilantro 
  • Jalepeños or dried red pepper flakes
  • Diced red onion 
  • Diced tomatoes 
  • Pico de gallo salsa 

Keywords: vegan, gluten free, appetizer, Mexican, Latin, healthy, sides, avocado