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A white bowl full of a simple guacamole recipe with limes, tomatoes, and onions to garnish.
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Easy Homemade Guacamole Recipe

This Homemade Guacamole recipe is the absolute BEST healthy dip and is our go-to party snack or Cinco de Mayo appetizer.  Learn how simple it is to make guacamole with ripened avocados and a few other easy-to-find ingredients!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 167 kcal
Author London


  • 4 large avocados ripe, peeled, pitted
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice fresh
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½-¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ cup sweet onion finely diced
  • ½ cup tomatoes finely diced
  • ¼ cup cilantro finely chopped


  1. Place peeled, pitted, and quartered avocados and lime juice in a large bowl.
  2. Begin mashing avocados with a large fork or potato masher.*

  3. Add cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Add tomatoes, onions, and cilantro.  Mix ingredients until just combined and guacamole is to your desired creaminess.
  5. Serve guacamole immediately with tortilla chips or with your favorite Mexican dish.  Enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Serving size is roughly 1/2 cup guacamole.
  • You can also quickly mash the avocados by placing in a high-speed mixer.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Homemade Guacamole Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 128mg6%
Potassium 522mg15%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 335IU7%
Vitamin C 12.4mg15%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.