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corn tortilla chips inside a bowl of guacamole surrounded by guac ingredients

Best Guacamole Recipe (Easy & Healthy)

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  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dip, Dressing, and Spreads
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Vegan


The BEST guacamole recipe is easy, simple, and bursting with flavor! It’s made with authentic ingredients, like avocado, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and jalapeño. This homemade guacamole is a delicious appetizer for parties and game day. Enjoy it as a dip, dressing, or spread with burritos, tacos, salads, and so much more!


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  • 3 large ripe avocados
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, finely diced with seeds removed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Add ripe avocados to a large bowl. Using a potato masher or a large fork, mash until nearly smooth.
  2. Add red onion, tomato, cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, lime juice, salt and pepper to the bowl.
  3. Mix together until evenly combined. Serve and enjoy!


  • Be sure to use ripe avocados. Ripe avocados are lightly soft (but not mushy) and the peel is darker in color.


  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp
  • Calories: 65 calories
  • Sugar: 0.5g
  • Fat: 5.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 1g