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Homemade Guacamole Dip

A Homemade Guacamole Dip That's Healthy and Finger-licking Good!

Guacamole is a great accompaniment for chips, tortillas and fajitas. You can come up with excellent homemade guacamole dip recipes, using just the basic ingredients. Let's learn about how to make guacamole dip, along with its nutrition facts...
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2017
Making delicious, thick guacamole at home is quite an easy task. You just need to team up the basic ingredients, easily available in any household, and bingo! Your homemade guacamole dip is done, in approximately 10 minutes. Whether to make it chunky or creamy, totally depends on the way you want to enjoy the dip. For a better flavor, refrigerating the dip for a couple of hours is a good idea. Here are a few recipes for making guacamole in different styles, using a variety of ingredients.

Homemade Guacamole Dip Recipe

It is very easy to make your own batch of guacamole dip, at home, as it only takes a few minutes to be prepared. You can also add other ingredients to the guacamole to make it more enticing to the taste buds. Here are a few delectable and simple recipes for making guacamole dip at home.

Ingredients
  • Ripe avocado, 3
  • Small onion, diced, 1
  • Roma (plum) tomatoes, finely diced, 2
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Ground cayenne pepper (optional), 1 pinch
  • Garlic cloves, minced, 3 to 4 (approximately 1 teaspoon)
  • Fresh cilantro, finely chopped, 3 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste
Instructions to Make
Peel the avocados and remove their pits. Now take a medium-sized bowl and mash them. Add the lime juice and salt to taste, and continue mashing the ingredients so that they blend. Transfer the finely diced onions, tomatoes, cilantro, minced garlic and cayenne pepper and stir. You can also add a pinch of freshly ground black pepper to this dip for a different taste. Either place the bowl in a refrigerator or enjoy it as soon as it is prepared.

Creamy, Spicy and Tangy Guacamole Dip

Adding a dollop of mayonnaise to the guacamole will make it smooth and creamy. Since there will be trace of the mayonnaise taste in the dip, it tastes best with fajitas. The chili powder and hot sauce contribute to the spicy taste of this dip.

Ingredients
  • Avocados, ripe, 3
  • Lemon juice, ¼ cup
  • Mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons
  • Hot sauce, 1 teaspoon
  • Small onion, finely diced, 1
  • Small plum tomato, finely diced, 1
  • Garlic cloves, 4 to 5, minced
  • Chili powder, ½ teaspoon
  • Fresh cilantro, finely chopped, 3 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste
Instructions to Make
Take a medium-sized bowl and mash the avocados, along with the lemon juice and salt, with the help of a fork. Transfer the contents into a blender and add the mayonnaise, onions, tomato, minced garlic, chili powder, hot sauce. Whisk the ingredients till they combine. Remove the guacamole to a separate bowl and top it with freshly chopped cilantro.

Cajun Style Guacamole Dip Recipe

This is a truly delicious recipe with a medley of different flavors, made in the Cajun style. With a blend of ingredients like bell pepper, green onions and paprika, a completely different flavor is concocted in this recipe.

Ingredients
  • Ripe Hass avocados, 4
  • Lemon juice, ½ cup
  • Green onions, thinly sliced, 1 cup (1 bunch)
  • Green bell pepper, finely chopped, 1
  • Garlic cloves, minced, 5 to 6
  • Fresh Roma tomatoes, finely chopped, 1½ cups
  • Cayenne pepper, ½ teaspoon
  • Hot paprika, 1 teaspoon
  • Celery salt, ¼ teaspoon
  • Freshly chopped cilantro, ¼ cup
  • Salt to taste
Instructions to Make
Peel and pit the avocados and cut them in cubes. Make sure you choose ripe avocados for easy mashing. Place the cubed avocados, along with green bell pepper, tomatoes, green onion, salt to taste and whisk them in a blender. Stir in the hot paprika, cayenne pepper, celery salt, lemon juice, minced garlic and continue to blend till they become smooth. You can also add sour cream to give this guacamole a tangy flavor. Empty the contents in a bowl and enjoy this mouth-watering dip in accompaniment with tortilla chips.

The guacamole calories are calculated on the basis of its serving size. A ¼ bowl of guacamole contains approximately 92 calories. Try these homemade guacamole dip recipes and serve it with tortillas or potato chips.
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