By Alma Schneider

Sometimes simple is best. And with so much preparation needed for that perfect tailgate, it’s nice to be able to quickly cross something off the list.

This go-to, five-minute guacamole will turn your tailgating party into a real fiesta. Whip, serve and, boom, enjoy!


* 2 avocados

* 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro

* 1/4 red onion, finely chopped

* 1 large clove garlic, minced

* 1/8 teaspoon salt

* 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

* Tortilla chips


1. Scoop out avocados and mash with a fork.

2. Mix in cilantro, onion, garlic, salt and pepper.

3. Place in a small bowl with chips stuck into it.

4. Serve and enjoy!

Find more tasty recipes for your next tailgate.

Visit Gridiron Grub for additional tailgating treats.

Alma Schneider is a licensed Clinical Social Worker helping individuals overcome their psychological and practical obstacles to cooking and parenting on her blog and consulting business, Take Back the Kitchen. She is a native New Yorker transplanted to the suburbs with her husband, four children and loving yet stubborn Beagle Shiloh.


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