Don’t you love the table-side fresh guacamole you can order at restaurants? We sure do! Well, now you can make your own fresh homemade guacamole with a few simple ingredients and a minimal amount of time.
Quick Homemade Guacamole
This easy homemade guacamole recipe will be a new favorite in your home! We’ve been making it for years and it never lasts for very long! It’s so simple, yet so perfect!
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In about 5 minutes you can have a creamy and delicious homemade guacamole your family and friends will devour. It doesn’t get better than that!
Ingredients for Homemade Guacamole
You will, of course need about 5 avocados. You’ll want to be sure they are nice and ripe when you buy them. The way I check for this is press my thumb lightly on the skin. If it’s hard, it’s not ripe enough. If it’s mushy, it’s no good. If it gives just a little bit then it’s perfect.
Other than the avocados, you’ll need a fresh lemon, some garlic cloves, and salt. That’s all it takes to make some amazing, fresh homemade guacamole! My kids prefer simple guacamole like this one. This is why I always make my homemade guacamole with no tomatoes or onions.
How Can I Serve Homemade Guacamole
The obvious answer to this question is with chips. But there are so many other ways you can use this simple homemade guacamole recipe. We love to use it as a spread on sandwiches, especially breakfast sandwiches, like avocado toast.
We also love using it on chicken wraps, tacos, burritos, and topping our salsa chicken tacos with it. The possibilities are endless. I especially love the fact that it’s a great healthy option for my kids!
Kitchen Prep Tools, Utensils & Appliances
Here is a list of the kitchen prep tools, utensils, and appliances I used to make this recipe.
I am certain you will love this quick and easy homemade guacamole as much as we do! Let me know in the comments below when you try it!
Fresh Homemade Guacamole
The perfect ratio of ripe avocados, minced garlic, and lemon juice
- 5 large avocados ripe
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 lemon
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- Use a small paring knife to halve and pit the avocados and, using a spoon, scoop the flesh of the avocados into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
- Halve the lemon and then squeeze the juice from it into the mixing bowl. Next add the minced garlic, and salt to the bowl.
- Using a fork, mash the avocado to your desired consistency while mixing all the ingredients together.
- Serve and enjoy!
While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.