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Best Guacamole Recipe

Mel is a developmental reading and writing teacher with a Master’s degree in education. Loves kids, guacamole, dogs, and pointless trivia.

Guacamole with sautéed vegetables

Guacamole with sautéed vegetables

The Best Guacamole Recipe

I worked at a Mexican restaurant for a few years during college. We offered table-side guacamole. Trust me, you might as well make it yourself and make it better. The restaurant that I worked in did not use grilled vegetables. They used pico de gallo instead, which is a mix of tomatoes, onion, and cilantro.

The recipe can be modified in many ways. I love a lot of onion in my guacamole, but everyone is different.

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  • 8 small avocados
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1 jalapeño
  • Garlic salt
  • 1 lime


  1. Chop up onion in small pieces. Put it in a pan sprayed with Pam. Add a little water. Chop up the jalapeno (take out the seeds and stem) to add to the onion. Saute vegetables until brown/burnt. Stir frequently. You can use vegetable oil instead of water if you want.
  2. Scrape out the avocado into a bowl. Throw away the seed and skins.
  3. Squeeze in a lime and throw the rest away.
  4. Add garlic salt to taste. I sprinkle it quite a few times.
  5. Add the sautéed vegetables to the avocado.
  6. I love my Pampered Chef meat chopper, and I use it to make my guacamole. If you don’t have one, I suggest getting one. If not, you can use a fork to mash.
  7. Serve warm or cold with tortilla chips. This recipe is always a hit and everyone loves it!

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