On day five of Super Bowl snack week, I am sharing my recipe for guacamole. I make this a lot because it is Ryan’s favorite dip and it is quick and easy. Creamy avocados are mixed with sour cream, lime, spices, fresh tomatoes and red onion to create the perfect dip for those salty tortilla chips. The key is to pick perfect avocados. When picking them make sure that they are firm but give a little bit when you apply gentle pressure.

I have also used this in my seven layer dip recipe instead of using the container of premade guacamole.


Guacamole Recipe

Makes 1 1/2 - 2 cups Prep Time:


  • 2 medium avocados
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 red onion, minced
  • 1/2 tomato, diced
  • kosher salt to taste



Cut the avocados in half lengthwise and remove the pit. Scoop the flesh of the avocado into a bowl. Mash the avocado with a fork, until mostly smooth.


Mix in remaining ingredients. Chill for 30 minutes to give the flavors a chance to meld.



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    June 10, 2009 at 11:48 am

    Your recipes look sooo delicious I think I’m going to try to make all of them! Thanks so much for such a great site, it’s definitely a favorite!

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    May 12, 2009 at 2:48 pm

    Hello! I have now made this recipe three times — we love it that much! (And we made your tortilla stack). Yum! Also, the photographs are beautiful. Props to your husband?!

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      May 13, 2009 at 7:50 pm

      Yay! I am so glad to hear that you like the guacamole so much! Put a bowl of chips, this guac and a beer and I am good to go :)

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    March 24, 2009 at 11:45 am

    I always love a good guac! I will be bookmarking this to make in the future! Thanks for sharing!

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      March 24, 2009 at 1:39 pm

      You’re welcome finsmom!