Easy 6 Ingredient Guacamole

“Guac is extra.” Um, yea, I know that, but I want it anyways. I mean really, is there even a question about that, haha. I get this every single time I visit my favorite burrito spot. And after going the other day, I got to thinking. When I make tacos of any kind at home, I never have guacamole on them.

The reason is that I don’t like store bought guac and I’ve always thought it was too difficult or time consuming to make. While I still stand by my opinion of store bought guac, I was completely wrong about how easy it is to make. With this easy 6 ingredient guacamole recipe, I’ll never have a taco or chips without guac again.

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I’m not going to lie. When I was making this recipe to photograph, the photos almost didn’t happen because I was eating the guacamole the entire time. It was a chips and guac kind of day and I went all in. But I managed to get a few good shots so you can see just how easy and delicious it really is.

Whether you want that extra-ness to your taco, burrito, nachos, chips, or are ready to celebrate Cinco De Mayo, this is hands down the easiest guacamole recipe you’ll ever try.

I always start by preparing all of the ingredients (full ingredient list and measurements below) so that once I get started it’s quick and easy going. I hate stopping to chop this or mince that. For this recipe you need avocados, diced tomato, diced red onion, chopped cilantro, minced garlic, and lime juice.

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Next is cutting, peeling and pitting the avocados. Then placing them in a bowl, where you use a fork to smash them into a nice, smooth texture.

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Easy 6 Ingredient Guacamole | #guacamole #recipe #CincoDeMayo

Then it’s simply a matter of adding and mixing in the rest of the ingredients. Once fully mixed, I also like to add a little salt to taste, but this is optional depending on your tastes.

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Easy 6 Ingredient Guacamole
Recipe type: Dip/Spread
Cuisine: Mexican
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A tasty guacamole is easier to make than you think and this 6 ingredient recipe is proof!
  • 3 ripe avocados
  • ½ medium tomato (diced)
  • ½ small red onion (diced)
  • 2-3 tsp cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • Salt (optional)
  1. Cut, peel and pit all 3 avocados, and place them in a bowl. Using a fork, smash them into a smooth texture.
  2. Add the tomato, onion, cilantro, garlic and lime juice to the bowl. Mix well.
  3. (Optional) Add salt to taste.
  4. Enjoy!

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