Guacamole with Black Beans

A healthy and simple appetizer, this guacamole with black beans is sure to be a hit at your next party!


  • 2 avocados
  • ½ lemon
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 tbl chopped cilantro
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • ½ cup black beans
  • extra cilantro for garnish


1. Cut the avocados in half, remove pits, and spoon flesh into a medium size bowl. Juice the lemon over the avocados. Add in the red onion, tomato, and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper and add hot sauce. Mash guacamole with a fork until smooth, but still chunky. Add in the beans and stir to combine. Transfer to serving bowl and garnish with cilantro.

Serves 4

Emily Jacobs is a Santa Barbara City College culinary school graduate and food blogger. See for more.

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