• 15 minutes or less
  • Low sodium
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian


Guacamole is packed with healthy nutrients and makes a great appetizer!


Prep and cook time

Prep time: 5 min.


  • 2 avocados
  • ¼ cup sweet onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon or lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 3 red bell peppers, cut into strips


  1. Cut avocados in half; remove seed.
  2. Scrape avocado meat out with a spoon and put into a small bowl.
  3. Add onion and tomato; combine gently with fork, mashing avocado slightly if necessary.
  4. Pour lemon or lime juice over avocado; add salt and stir gently.
  5. Serve with strips of bell peppers for dipping instead of chips.

Nutritional information

Amount per serving: 140 calories; Carbohydrate: 13g; Fat: 11g; Protein: 2g; Dietary fiber: 5g

Recipe credit

Contributed by San Antonio Food Bank