Homemade Guacamole

This easy homemade guacamole recipe is made with fresh, healthy ingredients and comes together in 10 minutes or less.

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One of the perks of living in Southern California is the abundance of fresh avocados. In all seriousness, we probably buy anywhere between six and eight avocados a week because they’re so cheap, and we eat them almost daily. And while there are many recipes that make use of this delicious fruit, our easy homemade guacamole is one of our all-time FAVORITE things to make (and eat!).

A bowl of fresh guacamole garnished with a lime wedge

We love making our own guac because it tastes so fresh and healthy, and it’s super easy to throw together! With only four main ingredients plus some lime juice and salt to bring out the flavors, this recipe comes together in under 10 minutes.

Here’s how to make easy homemade guacamole in three steps:
  1. Mash avocado in a bowl.
  2. Dice roma tomato, red onion, and jalapeno and add it to the mashed avocado.
  3. Add lime juice and salt, then stir to combine.

Serve this guacamole with tortilla chips and you’ve got a great appetizer or snack! It’s also a delicious topping for meals like our Shredded Chicken Tacos or burrito bowls made with our Mexican-Style Rice, and makes a great side for our Chicken Burritos Ranchero. Plus, it’s so easy to scale this recipe if you want to make it for a crowd – just use about half an avocado per person.

We hope you love this recipe as much as we do!

5 from 1 vote

Homemade Guacamole

This easy homemade guacamole recipe is made with fresh, healthy ingredients and comes together in 10 minutes or less.
Servings 4 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 2 medium ripe avocados
  • ½ fresh lime juiced
  • 1 medium roma tomato
  • ¼ medium red onion
  • 1 medium jalapeno
  • Sea salt to taste


  • Slice avocados open and remove pits. Scoop ripe avocado flesh into a bowl, add lime juice, and mash with a fork until smooth.
  • Dice tomato, red onion, and jalapeno. Add to the bowl and stir well to combine.*
  • Stir in sea salt to taste, and serve with tortilla chips!


Adding tomato, red onion, and jalapeno: Produce sizes can vary a lot, so we suggest aiming for equal amounts of diced tomato and red onion. Use as much jalapeno as you can handle – it’ll give your guac a nice kick!
Fresh lime: Freshly squeezed lime juice makes all the difference in guacamole! It’s so flavorful and adds a zesty punch that brightens all the flavors.
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Author: Nicole
Calories: 168kcal
Course: Appetizer, Appetizers, Dip, Side Dish, Sides, Snack, Snacks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Avocado, jalapeno, lime juice, onion, tomatoes


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 547mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 316IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg

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  1. Nancy Alloway says:

    I made it yesterday. Yum!

    1. Nicole Author says:

      So glad you enjoyed it!

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