Creamy Guacamole

There are no chunks in this superbly smooth guacamole, which uses a little mayonnaise to amp up the creaminess. Slideshow:  Great Guacamole Recipes 

Creamy Guacamole
Photo: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Total Time:
15 mins
4 to 6


  • 3 large ripe Hass avocados, halved, pitted, and scooped out

  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoons finely minced cilantro

  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher or sea salt

  • Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste

  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling


  1. In a bowl, mash the avocado with a potato masher until it is smooth. Stir in the lime juice, mayonnaise, cilantro, salt and pepper.

  2. Put guacamole in serving dish and drizzle with olive oil. Serve immediately.

  3. If not serving immediately, press a piece of plastic wrap flush into the top of the guacamole, refrigerate and serve preferably within 24 hours. Drizzle with olive oil just before serving.

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