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  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the avocado with the onion, garlic, cilantro, and lime juice, mashing with the back of a fork until mostly combined. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste. Serve immediately or cover with plastic wrap pressed directly onto the surface of the guacamole and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.