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The Best Homemade Guacamole (Paleo, Whole30, Keto, Vegan, AIP Option)

This is truly the best homemade guacamole recipe that's simple and easy. It's so addicting and full of flavor,  and it's the only classic guacamole recipe you need!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Condiment, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Classic guacamole recipe, How to make the best guacamole, keto guacamole, Paleo guacamole, Whole30 guacamole recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 247kcal
Author: Jean Choi


  • 3 medium avocados
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin Omit for AIP
  • Optional: 1/4 tsp cayenne Omit for AIP
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • Optional: 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • Optional: 1 jalapeño pepper seeds removed and chopped


  • Peel and seed the avocados, and scoop out the pulp into a large bowl.
  • Pour lime juice over the avocados.
  • Add salt, cumin, and cayenne (if using), and mash together with a fork or a potato masher.
  • Add onion, garlic, and cilantro (if using), and stir together.
  • Let sit in the fridge for at least 15 minutes before serving, so the flavors can meld together.


Serving: 1serving - makes 4 | Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 302mg | Potassium: 746mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg