Guacamole is a delicious and popular Mexican dip made primarily from ripe avocados, which are mashed to a creamy consistency and mixed with ingredients such as lime juice, onions, tomatoes, cilantro, and salt. It is known for its rich, creamy texture and flavorful taste. Guacamole is not only a versatile dip for chips but also a fantastic topping for tacos, burritos, and other Mexican dishes.

Ingredients you’ll need for this recipe, (Full Recipe Below)

  1. Avocado – Avocado is the foundation for this dish. Use ripe avocados!
  2. Tomato – Tomatoes add a juicy element, I like using roma potatoes
  3. Red Onion – Red onions provide a sharp flavor and a nice crunch
  4. Jalapeno – Jalapenos bring a spicy kick to this recipe, you can add as little or as much as you like
  5. Cilantro – Cilantro brightens up the cilantro and is a mandatory ingredient
  6. Lime – lime juice is the acidic element of this dish, it brings out all the flavors
  7. Salt – We can’t live without salt! Kosher is best.

How can I keep it from turning brown?

  • To prevent guacamole from browning, press plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the guacamole, removing as much air as possible before sealing it.

What can I add to to give it a spicy kick?

  • Adding finely diced jalapeño peppers or a few dashes of hot sauce can give your guacamole a spicy kick.

Can I make guacamole ahead of time?

  • Yes, you can make this dish ahead of time. Store it properly by following the tip in the first question to prevent browning.

How ripe should avocados be for making guacamole?

  • Avocados should be ripe but not overly soft when making guacamole. They should yield to gentle pressure, but not be mushy.


Easy, Creamy, Guacamole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish, dinner, lunch
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 138 kcal


  • 4 large ripe avocados
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup red onion diced
  • ¼ cup tomato diced
  • 1 jalapeno chopped
  • teaspoon kosher salt


  • Cut the avocados in half, remove the pit, and scoop the flesh into a mixing bowl.
  • Mash the avocado with a fork or potato masher until it reaches your desired consistency.
  • Mix in finely chopped onion, cilantro, jalapeño, and diced tomato. Add lime juice and mix everything together.
  • Season with salt to taste and mix everything together until well combined.
Keyword guac, guacamole, avocado, fresh, healthy

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