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guacamole in white bowl with blue corn tortilla chips.

Homemade Guacamole

  • Author: Cheryl Englebretson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Hand Mix
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This homemade guacamole is easy to make and and is perfect as an appetizer, topping for tacos or anywhere else you love this perfect little side.


  • 2 avocado, mashed
  • 2 tsp. lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 3 Tbsp. red onion, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. cilantro, minced


  1. Mash the avocado in a serving bowl.
  2. Add the salt and freshly squeezed lime juice. Mix well.
  3. Mince the onion, garlic and cilantro and stir them into the guacamole.
  4. Taste and add additional ingredients, if needed.
  5. Serve with tortilla chips, on top of some chicken taco soup, tacos, enchiladas or another favorite dish.


  • Diced tomato, diced bacon or both can be added to this guacamole recipe.
  • Add some finely diced serrano chilies, if you like your guacamole spicier.

Keywords: gluten free, dairy free, easy appetizer