20 Best Guacamole Recipes

Is there a more perfect food than the avocado? It’s the complete package, packed with heart-healthy fats, fibre, B vitamins to help us with stress and energy, antioxidants like vitamins E, C and K, along with a host of beneficial minerals.

Avocados are a culinary dream in the kitchen, too. They swing both sweet and savory, and the possibilities of what you can create with them are boundless.

However, one of our absolute favourite ways to use avocados is in guacamole. Now that summer is here, can you think of a better way to enjoy them than mashed up with sea salt, herbs and lime? Us neither.

Of course, there is some debate as to what a ‘classic’ guacamole recipe should have. Some like to add raw onion, others like an equal ratio of avocado to cilantro (though this is a nightmare for the cilantro haters). That’s why we wanted to create a roundup of the best guacamole recipes across the web, so you’ll have a boatload to choose from!

This Mess is Ours

Simple Guacamole

Quintessential Guacamole

Meg spent 8 years tweaking and perfecting this simple guacamole recipe. We think that’s time well spent.

Striped Spatula

Grilled Guac

Grilled Guacamole

Put your BBQ to work by gently grilling your avocado ingredients. This is next-level guac, folks.

Oh She Glows

Oh She Glows Black Bean Guacamole

Black Bean Guacamole

We love the addition of cooked black beans to this guacamole recipe for an extra boost of protein.


Doughmesstic Peach Guacamole

Peach Guacamole

Take advantage of summertime peaches by adding them to your favourite guacamole recipe.

It’s a Nourishing Thing

Guacamole with Pineapple

Pineapple Guacamole

Enzyme-rich pineapple is a glorious guest star in this heavenly-looking guacamole dish.


Spabettie Mango Habanero Guacamole

Mango Habanero

Sweet meets spicy in this hot little guacamole number, which you can customize to suit your spice tolerance.

Pinch of Yum

Pinch of Yum - Avocado Tomatillo Dip

Avocado Tomatillo Dip

Can’t choose between salsa and guacamole? This guacamole-tomatillo salsa combo will help you satisfy your cravings for both.

Alexa Spas

Detox Guac

Detox Guacamole

This signature dish from CNE program grad ‘Flexi Lexi’ will help you detoxify your body and boost your immunity in the most delicious way.

Choosing Raw

Choosing Raw Guacamole

Guacamole and Raw Vegan Taco Salad

This corn-flecked guacamole pairs perfectly with Gena’s amazing recipe for raw taco ‘meat’.

Green Evi

Green Guacamole

Tahini and Spirulina Guacamole

Adding mineral-rich spirulina to your guacamole will give you an extra boost of nutrients, as well as an extra shade of green! Don’t knock it till you try it, friends.

Warm Vanilla Sugar

Warm Vanilla Sugar - Guacamole

Guacamole with Chives

Instead of cilantro, try adding chives to your guacamole recipe for a mild onion flavour.

Sondi Bruner

Single Serving Guacamole

Guacamole for One

Don’t feel like making a huge batch of guacamole? Or maybe you just don’t feel like sharing (trust us, we understand). Give this single-serving guacamole recipe a try.

Chocolate-Covered Katie

No Avocado Guacamole

Avocado-Free Guacamole

It looks like guacamole and tastes like guacamole, but it has no avocados in it. Whaaat…?!? A fun alternative to regular guac.

Primal Kitchen

Lacto Fermented Guacamole Recipe

Fermented Guacamole

Grab some probiotic benefits with this fermented guacamole recipe, which cultures the ingredients about 24 hours before serving.

The Endless Meal

Endless Meal Easy Guacamole

Easy Guacamole Recipe

This recipe lives up to its name – all you need is some garlic, salt and limes (and avocado too, naturally!).

Healthy Happy Life

Pumpkin Seed Guac

Sunny Pumpkin Seed Guacamole

A beautiful guacamole recipe that has a chunky texture and the addition of crunchy and delicious pumpkin seeds.

Rachel’s Nourishing Kitchen

Guacamole for Beauty

Green Goddess Guacamole

Get your beautifying, detoxifying and cancer-fighting snacking on with this lovely green goddess guacamole recipe.

The Edible Perspective

Summer fruit Guacamole

Stone Fruit Summer Guacamole

Can’t decide which summer fruit to add to your guac? Use ’em all! This guacamole features a variety of stone fruits, including peaches, nectarines, plums and more.

Closet Cooking

Guacamole Recipe

Cool and Creamy Guacamole

Finely diced jalapeno adds a spicy kick to this mouthwatering guacamole recipe.