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Guacamole for One

(recipe, Deborah Madison & Patrick McFarlin)

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Given that this, along with some blue corn chips or a warm tortilla, might be your dinner, this guacamole has a bit more tomato than normal, making it a bit more salady.


  1. 1 Tbsp. finely diced white onion
  2. 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  3. 1 tsp. finely diced jalapeño chile
  4. ¼ tsp. salt
  5. 1 avocado
  6. 1 tomato, seeded and diced
  7. 1 tsp. lime juice, to taste


  1. Chop the onion, cilantro, and the chile with ¼ teaspoon salt to make a rough paste. Peel and mash the avocado with a fork, keeping it chunky. Add the onion mixture and tomatoes, season with half the lime juice, then taste and add more, if needed.