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guacamole dip vegetable platter

The Best Guacamole Recipe

 This the best guacamole recipe ever! Simple guacamole ingredients include creamy ripe avocados, red onions, cilantro, garlic, lime, and a little salt. The perfect appetizer for entertaining, plus it's vegan!
Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword avocado, guacamole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 169kcal
Author Courtney


  • 4 Haas avocados
  • 1 jalapeno seeds and pith removed, finely diced - optional - leave out if you don't want it spicy.
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion chopped
  • 1/8 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 limes juiced
  • kosher salt to taste


  • Slice open the avocados and remove the pit, scoop out the green flesh and place into a bowl.
  • Smash the avocado with a potato masher.
  • Chop the garlic, onions, jalapeno, and cilantro - add into the bowl.
  • Juice the limes and add to the mixture as well.
  • Give it another smash/mix and add in the salt to taste.


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 511mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 15.5mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.6mg