Guacamole: 5 Minute Recipe

I’m not a huge fan of guacamole, however many members of my family LOVE it! I put off making homemade guacamole for years until a friend showed me this super easy recipe!

I could go on and on about how easy this guacamole recipe is and how if you take it to a potluck everyone will be jealous about your mad guac skills. However, you probably found this recipe while looking for a fast and easy guacamole recipe to make right this minute, so let’s get to it!

Easy 5 minute guacamole recipe with only 4 ingredients!

Easy Guacamole



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Want an easy and fast way to make guacamole? Try this super simple recipe with only four ingredients!


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 Tablespoon salsa
  • Lime juice
  • Salt


  1. Cut the avocado in half and scoop out the insides. Mash in a bowl with a fork.
  2. Add about a Tablespoon of salsa, a splash of lime juice, and a dash of salt.
  3. Serve immediately.
  4. If you have more time and ingredients add minced garlic and chopped fresh cilantro to taste.

Courses Appetizer

Cuisine Mexican

Here’s a little trick I learned from the produce guy at Publix. If you run to the store at 1pm looking for avocados for dinner tonight (ahem), and they only have unripe ( hard) avocados you can still make guacamole.

Take the hard avocados and place them in a Ziploc or plastic produce bag. Seal the bag shut. Place the bag in a sunny, warm spot or on the dryer while the dryer is running.

In a few hours the avocados will soften up. It takes about 3 hours and you need a really warm spot to make this work, but it does soften them up enough to make guacamole in time for dinner.


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