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This Easy Guacamole Recipe can be made in just 5 minutes with avocados, cilantro, lime juice and seasonings from your spice cabinet.
Would you believe it took me longer to come up with a name for this guacamole recipe than it did to actually make it?
Yup, it’s true.
Here were some of the contenders:
Super Easy Guacamole
Ridiculously Easy Guacamole
Insanely Easy Guacamole
Amazingly Easy Guacamole
But in the end, I just decided to go with “Easy Guacamole.”
Why? Because this recipe is just plain easy. It’s so simple, it doesn’t need a fancy name. Nope, “Easy Guacamole” pretty much sums it up.
How easy is it? Think “guacamole seasoning packet.” In fact, that’s where I got my inspiration for this recipe. For years, I made guacamole using avocados, a seasoning packet and some lime.
Then one fateful day, I desperately wanted to make guacamole, but alas, I was out of guacamole seasoning.
GOOD GRIEF! (Sorry, the girls are watching a Peanuts DVD. It must be seeping into my subconscious mind).
OK, I’ll get back to the point. So, I was basically freaking out because I really, really wanted guacamole and I had a bunch of avocados to use up. I stared into the spice cabinet as if the seasoning would just miraculously appear, and then I heard the voice…”just make your own seasoning!”
Why didn’t I think of that before? I gathered some onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper, kosher salt and black pepper.
Then I grabbed some fresh cilantro from the herb garden and a lime from my refrigerator. Guacamole, here we come!
Voila! In minutes, I had a delicious “homemade” guacamole! And boy, was it easy! 😉
This guacamole is creamy, cool and refreshing, but also brings a little heat to the table, courtesy of the crushed red pepper.
Learn how to make it
To make this Easy Guacamole, start by chopping fresh cilantro.
Next, combine onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, kosher salt and black pepper in a small bowl.
Then scoop out the flesh of your avocados and add to a mixing bowl. Mash with a fork.
Mix in the chopped cilantro, seasoning and some fresh lime juice.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
Enjoy this Easy Guacamole any day of the week, but especially as part of your Meatless Monday menu. It’s not only perfect as a snack, but it also makes a great topping for a delicious veggie taco or black bean burger. Yum!!
Easy Guacamole Recipe
- Combine onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, kosher salt and black pepper in a small bowl and set aside.
- Scoop out the flesh of the avocados and add to a mixing bowl. Mash with a fork.
- Mix in chopped cilantro, seasoning mix and fresh lime juice.
- Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
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