Simple Guacamole from 'Ultimate Nachos'

Simple Guacamole from 'Ultimate Nachos'

Use this simple guac to top the Jerk Chicken Nachos or any other nachos from Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson's new cookbook, Ultimate Nachos.

Reprinted with permission from Ultimate Nachos: From Nachos and Guacamole to Salsas and Cocktails by Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson, copyright 2013. Published by St. Martin's Griffin. All rights reserved. Available wherever books are sold.

  • Yield:makes 2 cups
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:10 minutes


  • 2 avocados, halved lengthwise, pitted, and flesh scooped out
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 tomato, seeded and diced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt


  1. 1.

    In a medium bowl, mash the avocados with a fork. Add the onion, tomato, and lime juice to the bowl. Using a fork, fold the ingredients over each other to maintain the guacamole’s chunkiness. Season with salt to taste.