Guacamole is the kind of thing you can’t really mess up. That’s because avocados alone are delicious, but also you don’t need to do that much work to give guacamole a ton of flavor. When it’s done right it, this creamy dip can be mind-blowingly good, enhancing the flavor of whatever guacamole vehicle you choose (think carrots, bell peppers, jicama, or Baked Corn Tortilla Chips). Avocado is perhaps the world’s most amazing fruit. Yes, you heard that right. Avocado is a fruit, in fact, it’s a berry. Now that we’ve broken down everything you thought you knew about avocados, we’ll build you back up with this delicious recipe for the ideal guacamole.
If you want to refine your guacamole technique with a little professional assistance, watch 21 Day Fix creator Autumn Calabrese and her brother, chef Bobby Calabrese make a version of this recipe on their healthy cooking show FIXATE. These two make a seriously flavorful guac, giving us a ton of useful tips along the way. Want to know how to avoid making your guacamole soggy without sacrificing the number of tomatoes you’ll use? Bobby’s got you covered. He’s also got a great tip for how to include jalapeños into your recipe if you just want a little spice without turning up the heat.
To get the recipe and find out the Portion Fix Containers and nutritional information, watch the FIXATE episode on Beachbody On Demand!
Refine your technique and learn a few new tricks with our recipe for the ideal guacamole featuring zesty lime, cilantro, and fresh tomatoes.
- 4 medium ripe avocados
- 1 medium tomato seeds removed, finely chopped
- ½ sweet white onion
- 2 medium chiles, (like jalapeno, Serrano, or Anaheim) seeds and veins removed, finely, chopped (optional)
- ¼ cup chopped cilantro
- 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
- ½ tsp. ground cumin
- Sea salt and ground white pepper (to taste; optional)
- Hot pepper sauce (like Tabasco) (to taste; optional)
Combine avocados, tomato, onion, chiles (if desired), cilantro, lime juice, and cumin in a large bowl; mix well. Mixture may be slightly chunky.
Season with salt, pepper, and hot sauce if desired.
Serve with fresh carrots sticks, jicama sticks, or baked tortilla chips.
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