How do you make guacamole from scratch? It is seriously SO easy! Just peel and mash avocados in a bowl. Stir in onion, garlic, tomato, lime juice, jalapenos, salt and pepper. Toss in fresh cilantro and you are done! Save this easy recipe for guacamole and make it over and over again!
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What’s so great about fresh guacamole? EVERYTHING!
I grew up in New England and honestly never even TRIED an avocado until I moved to Texas after college. My mom served traditional meat and potatoes type meals and there were not a lot of avocados available in our Connecticut grocery stores back then!
My journey to Houston opened up a lot of new taste buds for me! I am happy to say that today I am pretty much open to trying just about anything that is put on my plate! One of the most delicious discoveries I made was the avocado and I love making homemade guacamole whenever I have the chance.
I enjoy being able to control the heat level myself and I can make it a little bit on the chunky side rather than smooth and creamy. The other big perk to homemade guacamole is being able to control things like the amount of salt and artificial ingredients that get added into it!
So, here is a very simple recipe for homemade guacamole for you to try next time you get a craving for avocados! Serve it in a traditional style Mexican avocado bowl for a bit of pizzazz!
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Homemade Spicy Guacamole
This easy recipe for guacamole is delicious! Peel and mash avocados. Stir in onion, garlic, tomato, lime juice, jalapenos, cilantro salt and pepper. DONE! Like this dip recipe? Try my Mexican corn dip recipe, too!
- 3 avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed with fork
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1 teaspoon salt (or less, use your own taste buds on this one!)
- 1/2 cup finely diced onion
- 3 TBSP chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 small roma tomatoes, de-seeded and diced
- 1 cove garlic (minced)
- 1 small fresh jalapeno (diced)
- In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and salt.
- Mix in onion, cilantro, tomatoes, jalapeno, and garlic.
- Refrigerate 1 hour for best flavor, or serve immediately.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 176Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 362mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 7gSugar: 2gProtein: 3g
Nutrition information not always accurate
Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can’t quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke! Learn more about her HERE.