Sweet and Savory Summer: Super-Fresh Guacamole

Alexis Williams, Spread Editor

During the hot days of August, light and refreshing snacks are perfect for a sweltering afternoon. This guacamole recipe is a perfect way to cool off with something fresh and summery.


  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, finely ground
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 2 avocados, pitted and mashed
  • 1 lg tomato, minced
  • 1/2 medium onion, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced (optional/use to taste)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


  1. Mix all ingredients lightly with a fork
  2. Salt to taste