This is a Guacamole Vegan Recipe made with avocado, lime, red onion, cilantro, serrano peppers, and salt.
This is my all-time favorite guacamole recipe. It is so creamy, quick and easy to make. Every time I have friend over this guacamole is requested. Pair it with some tortilla chips and you’re ready to go.
This is a Traditional Guacamole and I would like to discourage people from using tomatoes in their guacamole. It is super important when you are at the grocery store to buy the ripest avocado (always found in the back for some reason) and to make your guacamole that day. The riper the avocado, the more delicious your guac will be – obviously!
If you love this recipe, feel free to try my Vegan Tzatziki. You can pair this guacamole with my Pork Birria Tacos.
You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this. The exact measurements are listed in the recipe card below. Here's an overview of what you'll need:
- Red onion
See recipe card for Guacamole Vegan quantities.
Put the avocado in a fresh bowl. Add the lime juice and season with and salt. Mash with a fork until smooth and creamy. Stir in the red onion, serrano, cilantro. Taste and adjust as you wish.
Hint: If you prefer this avocado recipe be chunky, don’t make it in the food processor. Instead, you can finely dice the onion, tomatoes and jalapeños with a knife and use your fork to mash your avocado.
Avocado: The avocado should be firm but also gentle to the pressure, but not mushy. It should be dark in color and not green anymore. Use that day if you get the perfect avocado!
Limes: Use fresh limes for this guacamole. Do not use store bought lime juice please!
Salt: Salt is so important to making the perfect guacamole. Feel free to keep tasting and adjust as you like.
Onion: Traditionally, guacamole uses red onions, but you can opt to using yellow or white onion if you do not have any.
Cooking is a chance to be creative! Have fun with it and feel free to make your own variation.
- Spicy - add a little bit of your favorite hot sauce into the guacamole.
- Kid friendly - serve with some tortilla chips.
Check out this Dona Maria Chicken Mole.
Equipment can have a big impact on how a recipe turns out. Stone bakeware takes longer to heat up than metal pans, and also retain heat for longer, which could make the recipe more watery, or burnt on the outsides.
I love using my Caraway pots, pans and baking sheets for best quality. Get yourself a discount by clicking here!
This will be good in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.
These Guacamole Vegan ingredients don't stand up well to freezing.
When you buy avocados, make sure to buy the ripest ones day of. You must have the best quality avocados if you want a good quality guacamole.Print
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 4 servings 1x
This is a Guacamole Vegan Recipe with avocado, lime, red onion, cilantro, serrano, and salt.
- 3 ripe avocados, pitted, flesh scooped out, peels discarded
- Juice of 1 lime
- ¼ cup red onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
- ½ serrano pepper, deseeded and diced
- Salt, to taste
- Put the avocado in a fresh bowl. Add the lime juice and season with salt and cumin. Mash with a fork until smooth and creamy. Stir in the red onion, serrano, cilantro. Taste and adjust as you wish.
- Pair this guac with a margarita and you're good to go.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 0 minutes
- Category: Appetizer
- Method: Smashing
- Cuisine: Mexican
- Serving Size: 1
- Calories: 82.7
- Sugar: 0.3 g
- Sodium: 307.4 mg
- Fat: 6.7 g
- Saturated Fat: 0.9 g
- Carbohydrates: 6.2 g
- Fiber: 3.4 g
- Protein: 1.2 g
- Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
- Cook to a minimum temperature of 165 °F (74 °C)
- Do not use the same utensils on cooked food, that previously touched raw meat
- Wash hands after touching raw meat
- Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
- Never leave cooking food unattended
- Use oils with high smoking point to avoid harmful compounds
- Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove
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