1 ripe avocado (The bumpy dark Haas avocado from California is best)

1/2 small diced onion

1 medium seeded, diced tomato or equivalent amount of fresh salsa if you have it

1 clove minced garlic

2 teaspoons lemon juice



Dash Tabasco Sauce or Green Tabasco Sauce

Chopped cilantro (optional)

Mash avocado with a fork. Add other ingredients. Taste and adjust seasonings according to preference. Chill, covered closely with Saran Wrap. It will blacken if not served soon.

Serve with tortilla chips.