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.
Cinco de Mayo Guacamole
Total Time: 10 min
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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%
Ingredients4 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
- Cut avocados into ½-inch cubes.
- Stir in lime juice.
- 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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados