“Guac This Way” – Quick and Easy Guacamole

A delicious traditional bowl of guacamole next to fresh ingredients on a table with tortilla chips and salsa

Whether you’re getting your feast together for the crowd coming to watch the big game, or you just want to have something delicious for dipping chips and veggies, this is a great go-to recipe with plenty of lime juice and zest to give it personality and zing.


  • 3 ripe avocados
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • Juice and zest of 2 limes
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded/deveined/diced or ½ of 4 oz can mild diced green chiles
  • ½ tsp salt, plus more to taste
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic granules
  • Optional: 1-2 Roma tomatoes seeded/diced


Combine avocados, lime juice/zest, salt, cumin and garlic granules in a large bowl. Mash until ingredients are combined but still have some texture.

Fold in cilantro, onion, jalapeno/chiles and tomatoes. Adjust seasoning and serve.