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Molcajete filled with freshly made guacamole, with a tortilla chip sticking in it.
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5 from 3 votes

Homemade Guacamole

Homemade Guacamole! Simple, easy, flavorful. The avocado shines in this easy to make guacamole. Perfect for dipping or to put on tacos or your favorite Mexican dish!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex Mex
Servings: 8
Calories: 166kcal
Author: Serene


  • molcajete


  • ¼ cup white onion finely diced
  • ¼ cup cilantro diced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice freshly squeezed (approx 1/2 a lime)
  • 4 avocados

Optional Ingredients

  • 1 roma tomato diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeds and membranes removed, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced


  • Add the diced onion and cilantro into a medium size mixing bowl or molcajete. Add the salt and lime juice. Mash together. Let this sit while preparing the avocados. (add garlic and jalapeno during this step if desired.)
  • Slice the avocado in half, remove the pit. While in the shell dice the avocado into square pieces. Larger chunks for chunkier guacamole, smaller dice for smoother guacamole.
  • Scoop the avocado out with a spoon, add to the bowl or molcajete. Mash together to desired consistency.
  • Stir in diced tomato if desired.
  • Serve immediately.


Cover the guacamole with plastic wrap and press it down to completely cover. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Guacamole is always best served fresh!


Serving: 1 | Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 513mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 264IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg