How to Make Guacamole in a Bag

In this easy guacamole recipe, musician Mraz prefers California Hass or Reed avocados because they are the creamiest. Adjust the heat, tang or other flavorings to suit your tastes.

easy-guacamole

Recipe:

Makes: 3 cups
Serving Size: 1/4 cup
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Ingredients

  • 4 ripe avocados (Avocados Hass)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup lime or lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • Hot sauce, finely diced fresh jalapeños, cayenne pepper and/or chipotle powder to taste

Preparation

  1. Mash avocados in a medium bowl. Add cilantro, onion, lime (or lemon) juice, oil, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Season with hot sauce, jalapeños, cayenne and/or chipotle, if desired.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Press a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface to prevent browning and refrigerate for up to 6 hours.

Nutrition
Per serving: 121 calories; 11 g fat (2 g sat, 7 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g total sugars; 1 g protein; 5 g fiber; 52 mg sodium; 341 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (15% daily value)
Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2
Exchanges: 2 fat

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