Homemade Guacamole Recipe

  • Author: Beatriz García
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dip/Snack/Side
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Vegan


Units Scale
  • 23 ripe avocados
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 12 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 green onions (or 1/4 cup minced red onion)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 small Roma tomato (optional)


Prepare the ingredients 

Chop the cilantro leaves and tender stems. Discarded the tougher stems.

Seed and devein the jalapeño. Dice it finely.

Thinly slice the green onion.

Peel the garlic cloves and the avocados and remove the avocado pit. 

Build the Guacamole

Mash the avocados into a chunky paste.

Stir in the jalapeño, cilantro, onion, and tomato if using. Grate in the garlic cloves and squeeze in the juice from a lime. Stir just until combined.

 Season to taste