Keywords: vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, nut-free, peanut-free, quick, healthy

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Equipment: medium bowl, fork


  • 2 large avocados
  • 1 small shallot
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • ¾ cup diced tomatoes
  • ½ large lime, juiced
  • Ground cayenne pepper, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground black pepper, to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, use a fork to mash the avocados.
  2. Add finely chopped shallot, finely chopped cilantro, diced tomatoes, lime juice and ground cayenne pepper, salt, and ground black pepper to taste. Mix the guacamole with the fork.


  • Use lemon juice instead of lime juice if you do not have lime at home.
  • Use garlic powder in addition to or instead of shallot.
  • Use dried cilantro instead of fresh cilantro.


  • Keeps for 2 days refrigerated.
  • Store in a sealed container with lime juice on top.

Nutrition Notes:

  • Avocados are filled with heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and loaded with vitamins C and K, making guacamole a tasty and healthy snack or part of a meal.

Savings Tip:

  • Grow cilantro at home or use dried cilantro instead of fresh.

Nutrition Facts:

Total Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1/4 of guacamole

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories: 125 calories6%
Total Fat: 11 g16%
Saturated Fat: 2 g7%
Cholesterol: 0 mg0%
Sodium: 8 mg0%
Total Carbohydrates: 9 g3%
Dietary Fiber: 5 g21%
Added Sugar: 0 g0%
Protein: 2 g4%
Vitamin D: 0 IU0%
Calcium: 16 mg2%
Iron: 0.6 mg3%
Potassium: 453 mg13%