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Homemade Guacamole Recipes


A collection of quick and easy homemade guacamole recipes to try. If you're looking for the perfect fresh avocado dip, you'll find a variety of simple guacamole recipes here, whether you want a quick and easy guacamole recipe that you can whip up in five minutes flat, or a traditional fire-roasted homemade Mexican guacamole recipe for a Cinco de Mayo party menu, you'll find it here! Enjoy fresh seasonal avocados while you can with a tasty homemade guacamole dip.

1. Fast, fresh and easy classic guacamole

If you're looking for a basic homemade guacamole recipe, start here. This is a classic guacamole recipe with all-fresh ingredients straight from the field (or the farmer's market): avocado, cilantro, garlic, red onion, lime juice, tomatoes and nothing else. What else do you need? Perhaps a touch of salt, if you must. 

2. Easy Black Bean Guacamole

In this easy guacamole recipe, avocado pairs with black beans and traditional guacamole ingredients for a rich and textured black bean avocado dip recipe. Perfect for adding a bit of protein and healthy fiber to your homemade guacamole. This is also a great guacamole recipe for kids.

3. Basic Quick and Simple Fresh Guacamole Recipe

If you need your avocados to turn into guacamole super quick, or you've never made guacamole before, this is the recipe to try. Using just a few simple ingredients and pre-made salsa makes this homemade guacamole recipe simple to prepare and absolutely foolproof. Along with a basic homemade salsa recipe, a simple guacamole recipe should be in every home cook's repertoire, especially if you're vegetarian or vegan!

4. Fresh Homemade Guacamole with Jalapenos

A quick and easy Mexican guacamole dip recipe using all fresh ingredients and spiced with fresh Mexican jalapeno peppers. Serrano chiles would also work well in this easy dip recipe. If you like Mexican guacamole or spicy jalapeno peppers, try this recipe - one of the best guacamole recipes ever and the perfect accompaniment to any vegetarian Mexican food meal.

5. Creamy Guacamole with Mayonnaise

It may seem a bit odd to put mayonnaise in homemade guacamole, and I'll admit this recipe is by no means traditional! However, you don't really taste the mayonnaise. It just makes the guacamole smooth and creamy, which I love! For a vegan version, use an egg-free vegan mayonnaise. An easy guacamole recipe.

6. Guacamole with Fresh Grilled Corn

Grilled corn and lightly charred poblano chiles and fresh green tomatillos lend a smoky and unexpected flavor to a homemade summer guacamole recipe. Add avocados, chopped red onion and a little bit of fresh cilantro, and you've got yourself an unforgettable grilled guacamole.

7. Pomegranate Superfood Guacamole

Enliven your homemade guacamole with a burst of color, texture and superfood nutrition by adding in a handful of pomegranate seeds! Isn't this the most beautiful guacamole you've ever seen? In addition to the superfood pomegranate seeds, most nutritionists consider the avocado to be a wonderful superfood on it's own. It couldn't get any better! This guacamole is also gluten-free, vegan and suitable for a raw foods diet.

8. Summer Citrus Homemade Guacamole

Lime is the traditional ingredient to add that bit of tang to a homemade guacamole recipe, but this fresh and summery recipe uses grapefruit instead, and a couple tablespoons of sour cream make this guacamole extra creamy. It may not be traditional, but if you're a guacamole lover, it's nice to mix it up sometimes. Enjoy!

9. Authentic Roasted Chile Guacamole

Photo by Chelsie Kenyon, About.com Guide to Mexican Food
Using roasted green chiles as well as serrano chiles, this is an authentic Mexican food guacamole recipe bursting with traditional flavors, and is a great guacamole to add to Mexican dishes such as burritos, nachos or quesadillas.

10. Mexican Guacamole with Crema

Photo by Chelsie Kenyon, About.com Guide to Mexican Food
Another authentic guacamole recipe with fresh serrano chiles and Mexican sour cream, called crema. You can, however, substitute regular sour cream for the crema, if you don't have a Mexican grocer in your area.

11. Spicy Chinese Szechuan Guacamole

Yes, that's right, this is a recipe for Szechuan guacamole, inspired by the flavors of both Mexico and China! A fun fusion recipe to try, if you're bored with the usual guacamole recipes, or are simply looking for a fun appetizer to impress at a party or potluck.

12. Guacamole with Chipotle Peppers and Sour Cream

A creamy guacamole recipe with sour cream, chipotle chilis and fresh cilantro. This easy guacamole recipe is more like a sour cream dip than a traditional guacamole, but it is still bursting with fresh Mexican flavors. For a vegan version of this easy guacamole recipe, you can use a vegan non-dairy sour cream.
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