This keto guacamole is creamy, slightly spicy, and makes a great appetizer or side dish. It's super-easy and naturally low-carb.
If you are a fan of Chipotle guacamole, then you will love this recipe! It is a nearly perfect copycat. It's one of the best things to serve at parties or enjoy as part of your lunch.
Since it is high in healthy fats, this is the perfect thing to eat on the ketogenic diet.
Why you'll love it
This keto guacamole is ready to party! Serve a big batch for your football party, or add it on the side of your taco bar.
Every bite is a pure delight. Chunks of creamy avocado, juicy tomatoes, and spicy jalapeños all bring enjoyment to this amazing dip.
You'll love how much everyone enjoys this guacamole. It tastes like an authentic Mexican dip. Plus, it's a fantastic last-minute recipe!
It doesn't take long at all to mix all the ingredients together.
This easy keto guacamole dip uses all whole and fresh ingredients. They are easy to find and full of nutrition and vitamins.
You'll need two ripe avocados with the pits and flesh removed. These are the main ingredients in this simple recipe.
For the best flavor, squeeze juice from ½ a lime. In a pinch, you can also use freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Remove the seeds and finely chop a jalapeño. If you don't like spicy foods, just leave them out.
Fresh cilantro always adds a punch of flavor to anything you eat on the keto diet. If you don't like how cilantro tastes, just leave it out.
Finely dice some red onion! The smaller you dice the red onions, the better.
Use fresh minced garlic. Garlic powder won't taste the same if you try to use it instead in your keto guacamole.
Chop up a fresh Roma tomato. It has the best texture and less juice.
I used just three spices in this dip - salt, pepper, and cumin. That's it!
- Make it spicier. Add poblano peppers for some extra heat.
- Purée the avocado. Use a food processor to purée the avocado to your desired consistency for creamy guacamole.
- Wrap in plastic wrap. Keep the plastic wrap flush with the guacamole - this will keep the avocado green for as long as possible.
It really is as easy as chopping everything up and mixing it together. All the details are in the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.
First, here are some more details and tips about this low-carb guacamole recipe.
If you want chunky guacamole, then just use a fork to lightly smash it up into small pieces. For a smoother texture, use a potato masher.
Add lime juice and onion
Squeeze the lime juice into the mashed avocado. Then, mix in the diced onions.
Mix in remaining ingredients
Save the tomatoes for last because as soon as they touch salt, they will release their juices.
Mix in the jalapeños, cilantro, and garlic. Then, serve immediately for the best flavors and consistency.
️ Serving suggestions
There are a lot of fun ways to serve this keto guacamole recipe. Make your own keto tortilla chips or buy a bag of tortilla chips at the store. This is the easiest way to eat them!
If you don't have low-carb chips, then use pork rinds, sliced cucumber, or celery sticks to dip into the guac.
Or, fill deviled eggs with this guacamole for a delicious twist on a classic side dish!
There are a lot of different ways you can make homemade keto guacamole. Make it as spicy or as mild as you like it.
Add some smoked paprika on top. This adds a smoky flavor to the incredible dip.
Sprinkle toasted pumpkin seeds on top too. This is a common way to make guacamole in some places!
Grill the avocados first. When you grill them, they are easier to mash, and it adds a deeper flavor to the guacamole too.
Sprinkle some goat cheese on it for a little extra creaminess. If your ketogenic diet allows beans, then add a few high-protein black beans to it too.
When you follow my recipe, there are just 3 grams of net carbs in each serving.
There are 138 calories in each serving of this guacamole recipe.
If you don't want it to turn brown, save the avocado seed and place it on top of the guacamole. Keep the pit on top and cover it tightly with aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
Yes, you can freeze guacamole! However, when you freeze it, understand that it will change the texture after you defrost it again. It also loses a bit of flavor too.
To freeze the guacamole, lay it flat in a food storage bag and keep it in the freezer for up to 6 months.
To make avocados ripen faster, place them in a brown paper bag and close them tightly. The avocados should ripen within a day.
If you enjoyed this guacamole recipe, here are some more keto side dish ideas you should try next. They are some of my favorite keto recipes of all time:
- Keto Mashed Cauliflower tastes perfect with any entree that you make because it's a perfect replacement for mashed potatoes.
- Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Bites have an irrisistibly spicy flavor; they are great for game days or as a healthy snack.
- Crispy Keto Jicama Fries are the best way to replace french fries and to eat with your favorite burgers.
- Broccoli Salad adds in the crunch of jicama and a zingy avocado dressing.
- Keto Stuffed Mushrooms are filled with melted cheese and bursting with amazing flavors.
- 2 avocados pits & flesh removed and mashed
- juice from ½ a lime
- ¼ cups diced red onion
- 2 tablespoon freshly chopped cilantro
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 jalapeño deseeded and finely chopped
- 1 roma tomato chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
- ¼ teaspoon cumin
- Place the avocado flesh into a mixing bowl and mash well.
- Add the remaining ingredients, and stir to combine well.
- Serve with your favorite keto-friendly items for dipping.
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