Guacamole is a delicious Mexican dip prepared with ripe avocado, onion, chili pepper, cilantro, tomato, and lime.
3 servings


  • 2 avocados , ripe
  • 1 tomato (optionally blanched and peeled), seeded and diced
  • 1 Mexican onion , mature scallion (or ½ red onion), finely chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper , finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch of cilantro , very finely chopped
  • The juice of 1 large lime
  • Salt
  • Black pepper (optional)


  • Molcajete


  • Scoop out the flesh of the avocados.
  • In a molcajete (Mexican mortar and pestle) or a classic mortar, mix while crushing the onion, cilantro and chili pepper.
  • Add the avocado and lemon juice and crush while mixing it with the rest, making sure not to purée the mixture.
  • Finally add the tomato, salt, pepper and mix gently with a spoon.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  • Serve immediately.