Holy guacamole! An ’80s recipe for this divine dip

Holy guacamole 80s recipe for divine dip

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Holy guacamole (1989)

Here’s how to make guacamole absolutely divine!

There’s never been guacamole with this much spirit before. A wonderful play of taste and texture, it combines delicious California avocados, savory herbs and spices, and just a dash of imagination. California avocados are full of heavenly surprises.

Holy guacamole 80s recipe for divine dip

Holy guacamole

Yield: 2-1/2 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Here's an '80s version of the classic guacamole dip


  • 2 ripe California avocados, peeled and diced
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon lemon juice, preferably fresh
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf basil, crushed
  • 1/4 cup red pepper, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite salsa
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons slivered almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onion
  • Dollop sour cream garnish
  • 2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon minced cilantro (optional)


  1. Peel and mash 1 avocado, mix with lemon juice, cilantro, garlic, basil, and salt.
  2. Dice remaining avocado, fold into mixture with red pepper, salsa, green onion, and chopped almonds.
  3. Garnish with sour cream.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips and fresh vegetables.


Makes 2-1/2 cups guacamole, or ten 1/4 cup servings

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 77Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 439mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g

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Avocados have 17 vitamins and minerals with more potassium than a banana. And no cholesterol. They’re a healthy complement to any meal. Perfect for entertaining, California avocados are the simple way to make any dish or any occasion absolutely divine.

Holy guacamole! An 80s recipe for this divine dip

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