This guacamole recipe gets a tasty kick from cayenne and cilantro. You can serve it smooth or chunky depending on your tastes.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 3 avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced

  • ½ cup diced onion

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper (Optional)


  1. Mash avocados, lime juice, and salt together in a medium bowl; mix in tomatoes, onion, cilantro, and garlic. Stir in cayenne pepper.

  2. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for 1 hour for improved flavor.

    a low angle, close-up view of a bowl of fresh guacamole topped with diced tomatoes and parsley and served with tortilla chips.


Serve this guacamole with homemade tortilla chips.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
22g Fat
18g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Sodium 596mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 11g 41%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 26mg 131%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 866mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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