Cinco de Mayo Guacamole

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 200
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 160mg
Total Carbs 11g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Potassium 637mg

Vitamin A 17 mcg; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 22 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 104 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.14 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This classic guacamole recipe is perfect for Cinco de Mayo parties, Taco Tuesdays and anytime you want. A party favorite loaded with nutrition including an excellent source of fiber (29% DV), folate (25% DV), vitamin B5 (40% DV) and 20% DV of vitamins K, B3 and B6, along with a good source (15% DV) of potassium and vitamins C, E and B2.

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Serves: 8

4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 2/3 cup diced tomato, seeded and well drained 1/2 cup chopped green onion 2 serrano chiles, stemmed and minced* 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, optional 1/2 tsp. sea salt, or to taste
  1. Cut avocados into ½-inch cubes.
  2. Stir in lime juice.
  3. Fold in remaining ingredients and serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with warm tortilla chips or on top of your favorite Cinco de Mayo party foods.

Beverage Pairing: Having a Cinco de Mayo party? Serve with chilled margaritas on the rocks.

*Add more serrano chiles if you like it spicier; remove seeds if you like it milder.


*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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