Fresh Homemade Guacamole

This fresh homemade guacamole is creamy, packed with flavor and so easy to make. In minimal time, you'll have a delicious and healthy side to go with chips, pita, as a sandwich spread and so much more!

overhead shot of a chip dipped in guacamole

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.

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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!

dipping a tortilla chip into fresh homemade guacamole

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 to 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.

close up half sliced avocados

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.

close up homemade guacamole

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!

Essential Items

Here are some essential prep tools, utensils, and appliances I used to make this recipe.

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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!

a bowl of fresh homemade guacamole

Homemade Guacamole


5 from 4 votes
Prep Time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
This is the BEST homemade guacamole recipe! This guacamole is so fresh, easy to make, and absolutely delicious. Perfect with tortilla chips, on tacos, burritos, and more. It’s time to get the party started!
overhead shot of a chip dipped in guacamole

Essential Equipment



  • 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!

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 632mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.8mg

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