This is the Best Damn Chunky Guacamole Recipe in the Universe, seriously. Try it yourself to see how easy, fresh and flavorful this recipe is. We love making this recipe for parties and especially for game day. This 10 minute flavorful Guacamole recipe is the prefect dip and pairs deliciously with sandwiches, burritos, tacos, nachos and even salads.
For this recipe we used garlic, cilantro, lime juice and salt. We like to keep our guacamole simple and fresh. Feel free to add in other spices like cumin or red chili flakes.
While there seems to be quite a debate online on if tomatoes should or should not be added into guacamole, we added tomatoes into this recipe but by all means, this recipe is so flavorful the tomatoes can easily be omitted.
Where Did Guacamole Originate?
The Aztecs first made guacamole prior to the 16th century. Early guacamole was made purely of avocado. The modern name derives from the Nahuati word, āhuacamolli. Āhuacamolli literally translates to “avocado sauce”.
In addition, it has been said that the Aztecs originally added chiles and tomatoes to their avocado dip, as these ingredients are endemic to the area. But once the Columbian Exchange was established to trade between Africa, the Americas and Europe, a variety of new exotic ingredients were available world wide. These ingredients consisted of onions from central Asia, garlic from middle Asia (China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan), limes from Asia and cilantro native to the Mediterranean.
Fun Fact: The world’s largest producer of Avocados is Mexico.
How To Make The Best Guacamole
Fresh is best!
By this we mean using fresh ingredients like fresh garlic vs garlic powder, fresh lime juice over concentrate, ect. Fresh ingredients have the greatest depth of flavor and quality of nutrients!
How To Keep Guac From Turning Brown
When oxygen comes in contact with an avocado, it is only a matter of time before the avocado begins to oxidize and turn brown. Thankfully there are a couple tricks to prevent this.
- Add lemon or lime juice to your guac.
- Store the guacamole with the avocado pit.
- Add a layer of lemon/ lime juice or even water on top of a fresh batch of guacamole then place plastic wrap right on top, eliminating any air pockets.
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Luna & Nate
4 servings per container
- Amount Per ServingCalories171
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 13.5g 20%
- Cholesterol 0mg 0%
- Sodium 18mg 1%
- Potassium 16mg 1%
- Total Carbohydrate 13.6g 5%
- Dietary Fiber 7.5g 29%
- Sugars 3.4g
- Protein 3g 6%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.