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A blue glass bowl with homemade guacamole and a bowl of chips in the background with a couple avocados and a colorful bright towel nearby.
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How To Make Guacamole

Learn how to make homemade GUACAMOLE, this is the BEST authentic guacamole recipe. Scoop with crunchy tortilla chips or enjoy on tacos, enchiladas, and taquitos!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizers, Dips, & Snacks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: guacamole, guacamole recipe, homemade guacamole
Servings: 10
Calories: 42kcal


  • 1 ripe Hass avocado
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion red onion or sweet onion
  • 8 drops Tabasco
  • 1/2 seeded and diced tomato
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper


  • In a Large mixing bowl or Molcajete, add all the ingredients.
  • Mash with a fork or in the Molcajete until chunky.
  • Serve with tortilla chips and drinks.


ripe avocados:

You can make avocados ripen faster by placing unripe avocados in a brown paper bag with an apple or banana for two to three days on the counter. Avocados are ripe when they press in slightly when gently pressed.

making guacamole:

In a regular bowl and two forks, or use a traditional Mexican molcajete to make and serve your guacamole in!

keep guacamole green:

Squeeze lemon/lime juice over the guacamole to form a layer from the air which will turn it brown. Then, cover the dish with plastic wrap, and push the wrap, so it is in contact with the guacamole, and refrigerate. 


Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 319mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg