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Homemade Guacamole Recipe

Homemade Guacamole: A Healthy Recipe

This homemade guacamole recipe is easy to make and has zero preservatives. Also, learn how to choose avocado and how to keep guacamole from turning brown. Recipe yields 2 cups of guacamole.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 328 kcal
Author Sarah Ozimek


  • 1 Tbsp red onion minced
  • 2 avocados (ripe)
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice about 1 whole lime, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp tomatoes finely diced
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 molcajete


  1. Place the diced red onion in a small bowl. Sprinkle with a little salt and cover with warm water. Set aside for 10 minutes, while you prepare the other homemade guacamole ingredients.
  2. Halve the avocados, remove the pits and scoop the flesh into a bowl or molcajete.

  3. Add the diced tomatoes, chopped cilantro, lime juice, and salt.
  4. Drain the onions and add them to the bowl.
  5. Mix all the ingredients together until your desired smoothness (or chunkiness) is achieved.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy!


Cover any leftovers and store them in the refrigerator. This guacamole recipe will stay good (but not bright green) for 2-3 days.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Guacamole: A Healthy Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 ounces)
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Sodium 596mg25%
Potassium 1009mg29%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 13g52%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 445IU9%
Vitamin C 24.3mg29%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.