Mashed avocados. Sometimes contains lemon or lime to prevent discoloration and seasonings such as cilantro (coriander), chili powder, red pepper, finely chopped tomatoes, and green onions.
Guacamole is an avocado-based dip that originated in Mexico. It is traditionally made by mashing ripe avocados with a molcajete (mortar and pestle) with sea salt. Some recipes call for limited tomato, spicy minced chile such as jalapeno, white onion, lime juice, and/or additional seasonings.
uacamole was made by the Aztecs as early as the 16th century. After the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores, guacamole became popular in Spain. The name comes from an Aztec dialect via Nahuatl āhuacamolli, from āhuacatl (=”avocado”) + molli (=”sauce”).