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1 May 2014


5 from 1 vote
Basic Homemade Guacamole Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
Homemade guacamole is an essential side dish for so many meals and is the absolute perfect dip. As we've discussed, there aren't many ingredients in guacamole, but each restaurant makes theirs a bit different. This is our favorite version - very simple to start. Use it as your canvas. Experiment and grow. Sometimes the basic,however, is the favorite.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 80 kcal
  • 1 avocado peeled and pitted
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  1. Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Mash with a large fork until avocado becomes creamy and ingredients are combined.
  3. Serve!
Recipe Notes

This makes enough for just a few small servings, so adjust as needed. Also, we've found that cilantro, salt and lime juice proportions will vary slightly to personal preference.

Nutrition Facts
Basic Homemade Guacamole Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 294mg 12%
Potassium 243mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 2.8%
Vitamin C 6.9%
Calcium 0.6%
Iron 1.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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