Guacamole Puebla

Guacamole Puebla

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Yields: 1 Cup

Cinco de Mayo, the fifth of May, is a day to remember the victory of a small group of Mexican soldiers over a larger French army in the battle of Puebla in 1862. Commemorate the holiday by feasting on traditional Mexican fare like guacamole and Mexican Lasagna.


3 avocados, halved, cored and peeled
juice of 1 lime
1/2  tsp salt
1/2  tsp cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 small yellow onion, diced
2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
2 tbsps chopped cilantro
1 clove garlic, minced


In a large mixing bowl, toss avocadoes and lime juice. Drain and reserve juice. Add salt, cumin and cayenne. Mash with a potato masher or fork. Fold in onions, tomatoes, cilantro and garlic. Add 1 tbsp reserved lime juice. Let sit at room temperature 1 hour before serving.