The Best Homemade Guacamole – The Real Food Dietitians

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An ultra-easy, out-of-this-world Homemade Guacamole recipe that’s perfect for veggie and chip dipping, serving with Mexican cuisine-inspired dishes, with eggs or on top of salads.

Look no further for a homemade guacamole recipe! Because this one is going to “guac your world.”

OK…that was a bit cheesy! But I’m tellin’ ya, you’re looking at the easiest, most out-of-this ‘worldest’ guacamole recipe. In fact, there’s a very good chance it could become your new go-to guac. It’s a highly (let me repeat…highly) requested recipe in my family and one I’m commonly asked to bring to family gatherings and get togethers. Yes, it’s that good…I’m known for this guac so much that I almost called it, “Stacie’s Homemade Guacamole.” It’s so good that you’ll likely never want or need to purchase a pre-made guac again! Sorry, Wholly Guacamole…if this recipe goes viral, you may be in trouble. OK, totally kidding…convenience is nice, too.

Overhead shot of four avocado halves. And ingredient for the Homemade Guacamole.

It’s not just any guacamole, though!

With just 8 ingredients (not including salt & pepper), you’ll be able to whip this up in no time at all. It’s the perfect complement to Mexican-inspired dishes such as our Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos, One-Dish Fajita Bake, One-Pan Shrimp Fajita Bowls or as an appetizer for holidays, parties, and last-minute get togethers. I also thoroughly enjoy it as an afternoon snack when I’m needing just a little something to get me by! Really, the options are endless as to how you can enjoy Homemade Guacamole…serve with eggs, on top of a salad, on a burger and as a veggie dip to name a few.

An ultra-easy, out-of-this-world Homemade Guacamole recipe that’s perfect for veggie and chip dipping, serving with Mexican cuisine-inspired dishes, with eggs or on top of salads. Click To Tweet

Overhead shot of homemade guacamole in a clear bowl with a spoon in it.

Just be ready for it to be a common request after you introduce it to family and friends.

It’s a loaded guacamole, you know the chunky kind, with onions, pepper and garlic as well as cumin and cayenne to kick it up a notch. It’s a guacamole you can really sink your teeth into and get serious about. Best of all, this recipe is easy to change up with what you have on hand. Feel free to throw in some diced tomatoes, jalapeños, and black beans, or corn too. Get creative and use what you’ve got hanging out in your fridge or whatever mood you happen to be in!

Tortilla or blue corn chips are great for dipping…BUT so are veggies!

Guacamole isn’t just for chips. Yes, you heard me. It also makes for a fantastic veggie dip. A perfectly satisfying snack that’s a must try! Oh, and we can’t forget the plantain chips. Not a veggie per se, but totally delicious. To make everyone happy, serve with both veggies and chips!

Note about Whole30: To keep this recipe Whole30, enjoy with veggies and save the chips for life after your Whole30.

Overhead photo of Homemade Guacamole in a white bowl with a variety of colorful vegetables around the bowl as well as blue corn chips and plantain chips.

Nutrient-packed and so good for you!

Avocados are the main ingredient in guacamole and as you know, avocados are quite the nutrient-dense food. They’re abundant in monounsaturated fats (heart healthy fat), high in fiber, antioxidant rich, and contain 20 different vitamins and minerals. It’s not uncommon for me to consume 1 per day. Definitely a top 10 favorite food of mine! Don’t fear this fat, friends! Low-fat diets are a thing of the past! Thank goodness.

Overhead photo of Homemade Guacamole in a white bowl with a variety of colorful vegetables around the bowl.

A short video to show you just how easy it is to make The Best Homemade Guacamole!

Easy, huh?! Let’s make some Guac!

Go grab yourself some ripe avocados and give this recipe a try. When are they ripe? Good question. Look for avocados that are slightly soft to the touch. Not too hard and not too soft. Click here to learn more on how to determine the ripeness of an avocado.

Overhead photo of Homemade Guacamole in a white bowl with a variety of colorful vegetables around the bowl as well as blue corn chips and plantain chips.

Hope you enjoy this recipe! Would love to hear if you give it a try.

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Homemade Guacamole

A kickin’ and chunky guacamole for you to add to any of your Mexican-inspired dishes, salads, to dip your favorite veggies in, or the perfect appetizer for you to serve at your next get together. Feel free to throw in additional ingredients such as tomatoes, black beans, corn or jalapeño peppers.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Appetizer – Whole 30 Friendly – Vegan

Ingredients

  • 2 large avocados, ripe (slightly soft to touch)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup finely diced, onion
  • 1/3 cup finely diced, bell pepper
  • ½ tsp. cumin (such as Simply Organic)
  • pinch of cayenne (more for kick)
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt or to taste
  • dash of pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Garnish: Lime wedge, jalapeño slices, cilantro.

Instructions

  1. Peel avocados and remove pits.
  2. Score avocado into squares using a small paring knife.
  3. In a medium bowl, mash avocados with fork or potato masher.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well to combine.
  5. Garnish as you please and serve with veggies and/or your favorite chips.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe
  • Calories: 70
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 150 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 1 g

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