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Homemade Fresh Guacamole Recipe

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Enjoy the flavor of this Fresh Guacamole Recipe! It’s the perfect dip recipe, easy appetizer, or fun addition to any Cinco de Mayo feast or Taco Tuesday.

All you need are a few simple ingredients to make this simple recipe – and you’ll love the outcome and flavor. It’s one of my favorite guac recipes, and I can’t wait to share it with you!

The flavor of this simple recipe might have you eating the whole bowl! Grab the few ingredients needed to make this easy recipe. It’s one of the best!

Fresh Guacamole Recipe

Stop buying premade guacamole from the store! You can easily make your DIY guacamole to enjoy fun and fresh flavors.

Each bite is flavorful and super fun to eat. You can dip chips and crackers or even eat them with a spoon. If you like to enjoy it, do so! It’s your recipe!

You can even use this easy guac recipe as a sandwich spread! The options for using and eating this yummy treat are endless!

What is the best texture for homemade guacamole?

The best texture for homemade guacamole largely hinges on personal preference, but many argue that a slightly chunky consistency strikes the perfect balance.

This texture allows you to experience the creaminess of the avocados while still enjoying the satisfying bite, and it also allows you to add other ingredients.

Achieving this involves mashing the avocados with a fork or potato masher rather than using a food processor, which can easily turn your dip into a puree.

A chunky texture adds to the sensory experience of eating guacamole and visually communicates the freshness and quality of the ingredients used.

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Best Dip Recipes:

Once you make this Easy Guacamole Recipe, you will want more. Here are some other simple dip recipes that you can easily make.

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Buffalo Chicken Dip is delicious, easy, and full of great flavor. It’s one of the best tastes!

Chili Cheese Dip is a fun and easy dip for parties and gatherings!

I love making this Hamburger Meat Dip recipe for the family!

Find out how to make this simple and easy Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Dip Recipe! The best dessert!

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What is the best way to store leftover guacamole?

Storing leftover guacamole effectively is crucial to preserving its freshness and vibrant green color. The best method involves minimizing the guacamole’s exposure to air, which accelerates oxidation and browning.

Start by pressing a layer of plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the guacamole, ensuring there are no air pockets. Transfer the guacamole into an airtight container before placing it in the refrigerator for added protection. Adding a thin layer of lime juice on top before sealing can also help slow the oxidation process.

Following these steps, you can enjoy your leftover guacamole for an additional one to two days without significantly losing quality.

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Homemade Fresh Guacamole Recipe

Homemade Fresh Guacamole Recipe

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Nothing says Summer like a fresh guacamole recipe! A great dip and appetizer!


  • Of course to make things more natural, you can even make your own salsa. All it takes is a few simple ingredients like peppers, tomato, onions and cilantro.


  1. Use a small sharp knife to cut into the skin of the fresh guacamole. Make a few cuts across the skin so that it makes it easier to peel the skin off. Peel the skin off completely.
  2. When that’s done, carefully cut around the pit. The pit is actually quite soft on the outside, so it’s easy to slice through and end up with pieces of pit in your guacamole.
  3. Just make sure to remove any bits of pit before proceeding.
  4. Now all you need to do is mash the avocado. If your avocado isn’t quite soft enough, you can use a hand blender, but a fully ripe avocado is best. Add a couple tablespoons of salsa, just for a tiny bit of flavor and to make the end result creamier.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 35Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 90mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 1g

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Sarah Averett

Friday 27th of July 2012

Mmm I love homemade guacamole! I like to use salsa and taco seasoning. So good! Can't wait to see what else you have up your sleeve on this lovely blog :)


Friday 27th of July 2012

Looks so good. What a great blog you have makes me hungry lol. If you have a min check out mine if you have not already :)

have a great day


Tuesday 24th of July 2012

such a simple idea, and I love guac. You can't go wrong there.


Saturday 21st of July 2012

I agree, it is so simple to make guac without all the extra stuff they put in it at the store. Quite a bit cheaper, at least I think so. I don't usually add salsa, I just go with some onions, green bell peppers, pinch of salt, fresh cracked black pepper, garlic powder and some fresh or dry cilantro. So easy, so delicious!

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