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Fresh House Made Guacamole

Fresh House Made Guacamole

This delicious guacamole recipe from Emeril's Orlando is a great way to kick off any party or get together. It's great as a dip, but it can be used as a sandwich or taco topper as well. Add jalapenos for extra heat.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 10 to 12


  • 15 avocados, halved, seeds removed, and scooped from the shell
  • Leaves of 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • Freshly squeezed juice of 10 limes
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion, or more to taste
  • Minced jalapeño peppers, to taste, optional
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Tortilla chips, for serving


  • Combine the avocado, cilantro, lime juice, red onion and jalapeño (if desired) in a nonreactive mixing bowl and mash using the tines of a fork until the guacamole reaches the desired consistency. Season to taste with salt and pepper and refrigerate with a piece of plastic wrap pressed directly onto the top until you are ready to serve.

  • Serve with tortilla chips.