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The Best Homemade Guacamole (Vegan, Gluten Free)

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  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: about 2 cups 1x
  • Category: appetizer


There are few better snacks than tortilla chips and guacamole. All you need is 10 minutes and 7 ingredients to make the best homemade guacamole that rivals your favorite restaurant!


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1/41/2 tsp sea salt
  • Juice of 1 lime (about 2 tbsp)
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 small roma tomatoes, diced


  1. Slice into avocados and remove pit. Scoop the flesh into a mixing bowl. Add garlic, red onion, salt, and lime juice. Mash until creamy, but not pureed.
  2. Gently stir in cilantro and diced tomatoes. 
  3. Taste, and add more salt or lime juice as needed.
  4. Serve immediately.


  • Add 1-2 tsp diced jalapeño or red pepper flakes for spicy guacamole.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 2 days. Cover with a thin layer of water to slow down browning.