Healthy Guacamole

This Cinco de Mayo, enjoy this delicious homemade guacamole that comes together quickly and is so easy to make! It’s the perfect dip or appetizer!

Lauren McGarty, BS, RD, CDCES, CDN


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Sea salt
  • Cilantro (optional)
  • Chopped bell peppers, tomatoes, jalapeno pepper (optional) for fiber boost

Peel the avocados and remote the pit

Mash avocado until smooth in a bowl

Finely chop desired amount of garlic and add to bowl

Cut lime in half and squeeze ½ juice into avocado mixture

Add pinch of salt

Add desired amount of cilantro

Chop any other desired vegetables into small pieces and add into guacamole mixture

Mix all ingredients together and taste

Add additional pinch of salt, garlic, lime juice, cilantro until desired taste and consistency is achieved

For a high fiber dipping option pair with whole grain pita chips or fresh sliced vegetables and enjoy!!

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