Basil Guacamole


Prepared in less than 30 minutes, basil gives this crunchy Mexican-inspired dip a fresh, balanced flavor.

Basil Guacamole in white bowl with chips
Photo: Kim Cornelison
Total Time:
25 mins
2 cups


  • 2 ripe, medium avocados, halved, seeded, and peeled

  • ¾ cup snipped fresh basil

  • ½ cup chopped seeded tomato

  • 2 tablespoon chopped green onion

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper or few drops bottled hot pepper sauce

  • Tortilla chips


  1. In a bowl mash avocado with a fork Stir in basil, tomato, green onion, lime juice, salt, and red pepper. Serve immediately with tortilla chips. Makes about 2 cups (16 2-tablespoon servings).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

40 Calories
4g Fat
2g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 40
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 3.5mg 18%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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