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Guacamole with Queso Fresco

A classic guacamole is enhanced by salty, low-fat queso fresco. Instead of chips, serve the dip with fresh summer crudites.

  • Servings: 4
  • Yield: Makes 2 cups
Guacamole with Queso Fresco

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2007


  • 2 ripe Hass avocados, halved, pitted, and peeled
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 medium red onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped (1/3 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons queso fresco, for sprinkling


  1. Using the back of a fork, gently mash avocados into small chunks. Gently stir in remaining ingredients, sprinkling queso fresco over top.

Reviews (2)

  • ljwaldron 30 Jan, 2012

    Sorry, missed the auto spell check suggestions. I found all ingredients but the queso fresco...

  • ljwaldron 30 Jan, 2012

    Very easy, found allinredients but the quest fresco. Rather strange comsidering I'm in AZ I used feta and thought it was good. I will keep looking for the right cheese and compare. Loved it with chips called, red hot blues!

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