Guacamole is a classic Mexican dip made from ripe avocados, fresh herbs, and spices. This recipe is a simple and delicious way to make guacamole at home, perfect for snacking, parties, or as a topping for tacos and burritos. The key to making the perfect guacamole is to use ripe avocados that are slightly soft to the touch, as they will be easier to mash and will have a creamy and smooth texture. Additionally, fresh lime juice adds a tangy and citrusy flavor to the dip, while the cilantro and garlic add a bold and aromatic touch to the overall taste.
Guacamole is a healthy and flavorful dip that is rich in heart-healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. It can be enjoyed on its own with tortilla chips or used as a topping for salads, burgers, and sandwiches.
Overall, this guacamole recipe is a crowd-pleasing dish that is easy to make and bursting with flavor. So, next time you're looking for a delicious and healthy snack or appetizer, try making this homemade guacamole recipe and impress your guests with your culinary skills!
- 2 ripe avocados
- Diced red onion (or sub dry onion flakes), to taste
- Garlic (or sub dry garlic dry powder), to taste
- Fresh cilantro, chopped
- Lime juice, freshly-squeezed (for a more tangy taste)
- Lemon juice, freshly-squeezed (I like to put both because the balance of citrus tastes so good!)
- Olive oil, to taste
- Optional: diced tomatoes (from one large ripe tomato)
Seasoning (adjust to suit your taste):
- Ground cumin
- Himalayan salt
- Cayenne pepper
- Black ground pepper
- Mash your avocados: Add to a large mixing bowl and mash with a fork (I prefer chunky).
- Mix in the other ingredients
- Add seasoning to your taste. This is a very flexible and forgiving recipe—trust your gut (literally and figuratively!), and have fun with creating a guac that suits your tastebuds.
Crunchy Mama Tip:
Get creative and enjoy this as a dip out of our versatile Porcelain jewelry dish. This dish is decorative and perfect for an in-kitchen use for small serving sizes, dips, or sauces. Also add in some liquid supplements with a Vitamin D, Omega 3, and Vitamin K2 dropper for extra nutrients.