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
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|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|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- 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.
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%