Creamy Tangy Guacamole

Creamy Tangy Guacamole
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Ways to Guacamole

Guacamole is one of our favorite things to eat. Avocados are so creamy, nutritious, and filling. Guacamole goes well with pretty much all Mexican food, but it’s also great to have as a side or topping for your entree. When it comes to guac, you don’t really need a recipe, but maybe just a reminder of ingredients used. 

I have seen so many different variations of this popular dish. A simple mixture of avocado and salt can be considered guacamole. Avocado mixed with pico de gallo is a popular option. There are even fun and different recipes using pomegranate seeds, strawberries, or even radishes. My friend Erica says her kids LOVE guacamole with pomegranate seeds. That is definitely next on my list!

Guacamole Ingredients

This recipe is simple, and as you can see it doesn’t have tomatoes. I see a lot of guacamole recipes, each a little different. I love tomatoes with mine, but they tend to make it watery. Sometimes I’ll add diced tomatoes or salsa on top of my guacamole instead of mixing it in. A lot of times I throw in items I have in the fridge, like peppers that I need to use up. Feel free to get creative with yours! What do you put in your guacamole?

A potato masher is my favorite tool to use for mashing up my avocado. You could use a fork, but I find that a potato masher yields a perfect consistency. Sometimes we like very smooth guacamole, while other times I enjoy a chunky texture. I use this potato masher for so many things in my kitchen. I consider it one of my top kitchen tools, and I rarely make mashed potatoes. 


Looking for more recipes to have with your favorite Mexican dinner?

Check out these salsa recipes:

Mango Jalapeno Salsa

Bright Red Chunky Salsa

Avocado Salsa Verde 

And try these delicious cocktails while you’re at it!

Creamy Pina Colada

Frozen Mango Margarita

Berry Minty Margarita

Watermelon Berry Margarita

Pretty in Pink Margarita

Tangy Guac

Tangy Guacamole

This flavorful, tangy guacamole is wonderful alongside your favorite Mexican dishes.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Healthy, Mexican
Servings 1 cup


  • Potato Masher


  • 3 small avocados larger will yield more
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp shredded or diced white onion
  • ½ a jalapeno remove seeds for less spice
  • ½ a lime juiced
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • Mash avocado and salt using a potato masher or fork in a large bowl.
    Guacamole Ingredients
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir well to combine.
Keyword Guacamole


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