Recipe for Homemade Guacamole – You can expect creamy, Mexican-inspired flavors and the perfect balance of avocados, citrus and cilantro is this recipe for homemade Guacamole.
Best Tasting Recipe for Homemade Guacamole
My mom was born in Oklahoma and raised in Northern California surrounded by avocado trees. So, our childhood was all about mixing cuisine’s each week between southern cast-iron skillet cornbread and black eyed peas. Followed by homemade guacamole, tacos and enchiladas.
This recipe for homemade guacamole is a mixture of my childhood “guac” and my developed flavor for delicious cuisine.
I have spent years perfecting this recipe and there is no way you’ll regret buying avocados on your next grocery trip. Then, whip up a this deliciously satisfying recipe for homemade guacamole and dip away.
Only Whole Food Ingredients in this Tasty Recipe for Homemade Guacamole
Around here, we don’t settle for fake. There’s no processed wheat, barley or rye (major inflammatory foods) and we avoid almost all dairy products (except for a tiny little bit of organic extra sharp cheddar) and we don’t use fake sugars ever.
The best way to load up on healthy whole foods – is to use them in your recipes. You can do this by avoid the center aisles of the grocery store and sticking to the perimeter.
How to Shop for Whole Foods – AKA: Shop the Perimeter!
Years ago, there was this really awesome concept called “shop the perimeter” that has stuck with me. Start with loading your cart full of fresh fruits and vegetables. Next, head to the organic and pastured meats and eggs, pick up a few bags of organic beans to soak and cook. Then, the frozen fruits and vegetables before hitting the checkout. Okay, maybe grab a bottle of wine first!
This recipe for homemade guacamole only has whole food ingredients… and you can add as much or as little as you want.
Avocados, red onion, jalapeno, fresh cilantro, lime juice and sea salt. Yum!
Serve this Homemade Guacamole with Homemade Tortilla Chips
This recipe for homemade guacamole is absolutely perfect with carrot sticks, celery sticks, red pepper slices and cucumber slices. However, we absolutely love to eat this guac with homemade tortilla chips made from corn tortillas.
There’s something absolutely satisfying to know that you made your own food using whole food ingredients.
Check out our recipe HERE and make your own tortilla chips in less than 30 minutes. Perfect paired with dinner or for a snack.
More Mexican-Inspired Clean Eating Recipes
If you love Mexican-inspired recipes as much as we do, then you know it’s not always easy to find clean, healthy recipes. However, I am committed over the next several months to build our Mexican Recipe category.
In the meantime, here are some of my favorites:
- Homemade Refried Beans Dip — much healthier than the canned version and so tasty with our homemade tortilla chips.
- Stuffed Mexican Peppers with Quinoa is a vegetarian dish loaded with flavors. Of course, you can always add some grilled chicken or steak.
- Mojo Shrimp Skillet with Cauliflower Rice is has lots of garlic, citrus and fresh cilantro.
Recipe for Homemade Guacamole
Recipe for Homemade Guacamole is creamy with Mexican-inspired flavors and the perfect balance of avocados, lime citrus and cilantro.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 3-4 1x
- Category: Dip
- Method: Mixing bowl
- Cuisine: Mexican
- Diet: Vegan
- 3 avocados
- 1/3 cup red onion, finely diced
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro*, finely diced
- 1 jalapeño, finely diced
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- Sea salt, to taste
- In a classic batter bowl, use a pastry blender to mash two of the three avocados. To make your recipe for homemade guacamole a little chunky, chop the third avocado and gently stir into the mashed avocados.
- Add the red onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime juice and sea salt. Combine well with a mixing spoon. Serve with fresh cilantro and fresh homemade tortilla chips.
*For the jalapeño, I like to leave a few seeds to make my a little spicy. If you don’t want yours spicy, remove the seeds completely.
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