Did you buy a bunch of avocados at the same time that are all ripe now? Do you have avocados that might go bad if you don’t use them soon? An easy way to prevent this food waste is by making guacamole using this recipe!


  • Avocados (however many you have)
  • Tomato
  • Red Onion
  • Lime/Lemon Juice 
  • Salt & Pepper   

Optional: Other seasonings – garlic salt/powder, cayenne powder, Cilantro 



  1. Gather your ingredients! Eyeball the amount based on how many avocados you use.
    All guacamole ingredients gathered
  2. Dice your onion and tomato, and cut the avocado into cubes in a separate bowl.
    Guacamole ingredients that have been prepared.
  3. Mash your avocado with a fork or mashing tool. Then add your onion and tomato and fold in.
    Mashed guacamole in a bowl before other ingredients are added.Adding the other ingredients to the mashed guacamole in a bowl.
  4. Add your lime or lemon juice, and salt and pepper along with any desired spices.
    Adding lemon juice to guacamole.
  5. Refrigerate & Enjoy! Eat with chips or use as a topping on tacos, burritos, toast, or any number of other recipes.
    Prepared guac with tortilla chips.Complete guacamole and tortilla chips.
  6. Don’t forget to compost the avocado skin and pits you’re not using!
    Avocado pits and avocado skin.


  • Leave the avocado pit in the guacamole if you’re storing it in the fridge to make it last longer and prevent the avocado from browning.
  • Compost your food scraps to prevent methane emissions in landfills, and even make your own compost for your garden or plants to improve soil quality!