Best Ever Guacamole

Homemade guacamole
Homemade guacamole recipe

Guacamole is my all time favorite dip/condiment. I have been making this recipe my whole life. Seriously! When I was in eighth grade home economics I shared this recipe as a class presentation for a project about our favorite recipe. If that doesn’t show commitment I don’t know what does. But, if my middle school cooking skills don’t impress you, I promise you this guac is always a huge hit at parties.  It is fresh, chunky, smooth, and and just the right amount of tangy. Don’t take my word for it, try it yourself!

Overall this is a pretty classic guacamole recipe, but I do have one secret ingredient, Lawry’s Seasoned Salt! This was a trick passed down from my dad who used to make “cheaters guacamole” by just combining store bought salsa, avocado and Lawry’s. I’ve freshened it up a bit with fresh produce in place of the salsa but the seasoning has stayed the same! Even with the fresh produce this is so easy to make! Just pre-chop the ingredients, mix it all up and you are good to go!

Homemade guacamole recipe

Best Ever Guacamole

Emily Meador
This Best Ever Guacamole is fresh, bright, and the perfect accompaniment to any chip. It's a traditional recipe with a secret ingredient take it up a notch!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • 4 Medium Avocados Cubed
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Red Onion
  • 2/3 cup Chopped Tomatos (About 1 large tomato)
  • 2 Tbsp Lime Juice (About the Juice of 1 lime)
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Lawry's Seasoned Salt


  • Place all ingredients in a large bowl and stir together. Mash with a fork to your desired consistency.  


  • If you want to make this guacamole ahead of time for a party you can  store it by pressing plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the guacamole and then keeping it in the fridge. It will hold for a few hours without turning brown. To serve simply take the plastic wrap off and give it a good stir. 
Keyword avocado, dip, guac, guacamole, mexican

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Chip being dipped into homemade guacamole
Chunky guacamole in a bowl with ingredients around it.

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One thought on “Best Ever Guacamole

  1. Katerina says:

    I love a good guacamole – it’s the perfect family dip! Thank you for sharing your secret ingredient too – sometimes the smallest thing can make the biggest difference to the overall taste of the dish!

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