Golly It's Good Guacamole Recipe: So Good You May Never Buy Store-Bought Guac Again by Jan Mostrom

Golly It's Good Guacamole Recipe: So Good You May Never Buy Store-Bought Guac Again

This guacamole recipe is so easy and delicious you will want to top all your dinners with it. Guacamole is such a versatile dip and you just can't go wrong making a batch tonight or anytime!

All you'll need for this homemade guacamole recipe is ripe avocados, red onion, salt, fresh lime juice and cilantro. Simply put all the ingredients into a bowl and mash. Taste and adjust the seasonings to fit your tastes. You could also add in some fresh cracked black pepper, too. Serve this creamy guacamole with fresh tortilla chips or use to top fajitasrice and beans or your favorite grain bowl or Mexican recipe.

Fun Fact: You may want to thank your local Mexican restaurant for guacamole, but you should be thanking the Aztecs. When the Spaniards got to Mexico, they first tasted a sauce called ahuaca-molli. Molli means something mashed or pureed, and ahuaca was related to the avocado itself.

Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 4 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and cut in half
  • 1 small red onion, minced or chopped 
  • 1/2 - 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • sea salt
  • Mexican seasoning (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix, pressing avocados down with a fork.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings.

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Donna John
Love your recipe! I make guacamole all the time. Sometimes I'll add chopped tomato, minced garlic or garlic powder to what you use (red onions always, cilantro, lime). Sometimes I'll just mash avocado with salt and pepper, no frills. :-)
Elisa Schmitz
Is there anything better than fresh, homemade guac? I think not, Jan Mostrom . Your recipe is so easy and delicious. I remember your homemade tortilla chips, which I will be making with this recipe: food: Easy Homemade Tortilla Chips Recipe: Make These Fresh Restaurant-Style Tortilla Chips in Minutes
Guacamole is the one green thing my kids would eat. Everyone loves it!

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