Perfect guacamole

Perfect guacamole
  • Serves icon Serves 4-6 as a nibble
  • Time icon Takes 10 min

What’s the secret to the perfect guacamole recipe? Lots of lime, a pinch of chilli and dollops of soured cream for extra smooth richness. Find out how to make it, here, then serve with fajitas, nachos or tacos.


  • 3 ripe avocados
  • Juice of 2-3 limes
  • 1 tbsp soured cream
  • ½ finely chopped red onion
  • 1 finely chopped red chilli (remove the seeds if you don’t want your guacamole too spicy)
  • Nachos, crisps or crudités (raw pieces of carrot, cucumber, chicory), to serve


  1. Chop the avocados, put in a bowl, add the lime juice and soured cream, then mash with a fork.
  2. Stir in the chopped red onion and chilli. Season to taste, then serve.


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