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How to Make Avocado Dip or Guacamole from Scratch

Updated on July 22, 2011
How to make Avocado or  Guacamole Dip
How to make Avocado or Guacamole Dip


Just thinking about making these dips, makes me hungry!

IM going to give you a simple and easy recipe for Guacamole or Avocado Dip!

Plus I'm Going to include 3 Easy and simple recipes!

I make these at home and they are just wonderful!!!

I hope you enjoy these wonderful Dips and incorporate them into your diets.


Home Made Avocado Dip

This is so easy to make HOME Made :)

  • 3- Avocados ( peeled, peeled, cored, mashed )
  • 1 cup -Finely chopped Lettuce (any kind)
  • 2 - Tomatoes (chopped finely )
  • 2- Tablespoons of fresh lemon juice ( keep avocadoes from turnnig brown)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of Olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 /4 teaspoon of Paprika

This is a Simple recipe, made without Onions.

Mix your ingredients:

  • First take your Avocados Peel core and mash
  • finely chopped tomatoes
  • and finely chopped lettuce

mix the ingredients together well, add your olive oil and lemon Juice ( to keep fresh ) and your seasoning.. and then refrigerate for at least a half hour.

and this is one of the best tasting Avocado dips ever!


Use as toppings for Tacos, Fajitas and Tortilla chips!

Mexican Home - Made Guacamole Dip

Home Made Guacamole Dip


  • 2 to 3 avocados ( peeled, cored, mashed )
  • 1/2 ripe tomato, chopped ( Roma are the best )
  • 1/2 red onion, minced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1-2 Serrano chiles, stems & seeds removed - minced
  • cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon/lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper

Mix this together:

  • Avocados, Peel, core and mash
  • Add chopped onion, cilantro, lemon/lime
  • Add salt and pepper
  • Add Chili Peppers, to your taste, ( extra hot, or mild ) (wash hands thoroughly)
  • Add cilantro
  • add the Salt and pepper
  • your lemon/lime (to keep it from turning brown) and preserve it
  • Mix this all together with a fork. This is SO good!! Be sure to refrigerate after it has been made to keep it fresh.

Serves : 2 to 4

Double or Triple ingredients for Parties, or large family events etc.

Note: Also you can add Cottage cheese, Salsa , leave out onions or tomatoes, Use or customize your variations to taste and liking :)

Home Made Avocado Dip with Beans and Sour Cream


  • 2 avocados (peeled, cored, mashed)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 package taco seasoning mix (Taco Bell - optional)
  • 2 cans re-fried beans 16 oz
  • 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped lettuce (organic optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of Lemon/lime juice (fresh) to keep the avocado fresh
  • 1 Large Tomato or 3 small Roma tomatoes
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • 1 large bowl
  • 1 fork

Mix these  Ingredients together :

  • Peel, core, and mash Avocados.
  • Take the re-fried beans and spread evenly on a serving platter
  • blend Avocados, with mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice and taco seasoning until smooth, pour over the re-fried beans. Top with cheddar cheese lettuce tomatoes green onions and bell peppers and black olives if so desired.
  • chill in refrigerator until served.

Serves: 4-6

Here is a Wonderful Video I found on Youtube

This is a great video on how to make Guacamole Mexican Avocado Dip.

She gives a great illustration on what items are used, preparation and making this dip.


Healthy Benefits of Avocados

Did you know that avocados are Super Healthy! There are many benefits from avocados such as:

  • High in mono- unsaturated fats
  • good source of potassium
  • They help to lower cholesterol and blood sugar.
  • Prevents breast cancer and prostate cancers
  • helps digestion and circulatory problems

Avocados carry lots of minerals such as:

  • potassium
  • calcium
  • vitamin c
  • folic acid
  • copper
  • sodium
  • dietary fibers

Did you know that avocados are recommended for people with hot climate environments because of the loss of water and minerals? So it is highly recommended.


I hope you enjoyed these recipes and incorporate these into your diets, Avocados are super healthy and delicioius!  I have alot more on health, reviews on products, recipes, dips, marketing and more!! Please have a look.

Just follow the Butterfly.



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    • dobo700 profile image


      6 years ago from Australia

      Sounds nice, I will have to give this a go.

      Thanks :)

    • butterflystar profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from A Place of Success :)

      Tony Im so glad your gonna try it, it should be great!

      Peg, you are so lucky to live next to an avocado farm Im jealous!! hehee. Wonderful :))

    • PegCole17 profile image

      Peg Cole 

      7 years ago from Northeast of Dallas, Texas

      Some of nature's best bounty, avocados. Delicious sounding recipes using one of my favorite ingredients. We used to live next door to an avocado farm in Florida. Fresh fruit everyday! yum.

    • tonymead60 profile image

      Tony Mead 

      7 years ago from Yorkshire


      not something we get a lot of in our stores unfortunately, but I like you recipe and willl give it a try when I can


    • butterflystar profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from A Place of Success :)

      Hello tsadjatko , Yes Avocados are super Healthy! Yes I have dealt with the supermarkets quite a bit. I personally take the initiative to talk with them about Produce and adding organic choices. Believe or not they do listen, if people will speak up to the supermarket stores they would be surprised how much they actually do want to please their customers. I hope everyone talks to the Managers at their local grocery stores. :))

    • tsadjatko profile image

      7 years ago from now on

      Avacado are so good for you! I can't understand why the grocey stores put them out like apples or oranges - they spoil so fast in the open - if they would simply refrigerate them they would be able to sell many many more - my grocery store throws out more than they sell, but they never learn.


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