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Homemade Guacamole Seasoning & Easy Guacamole

Using homemade guacamole seasoning, some lime juice and optional cilantro, you can whip up a tasty guac in just 5 minutes! Serve this easy-to-make guacamole as a dip with tortilla chips or veggies or use it as a topper for veggie burgers, toast, baked potatoes and more!
Course Appetizer, Dip, Snack
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword avocado, dip, gluten free, guacamole, meatless monday, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 167kcal


  • 4 ripe avocados, pitted
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅛-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, depending on taste and heat preference
  • teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt or kosher salt
  • teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, optional (you can also use 1 tablespoon of dried cilantro in place of fresh or omit completely if you don't prefer cilantro)
  • juice of ½ large lime


  • Combine onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, kosher salt and black pepper in a small bowl and set aside (If you are using dried cilantro, add it to the seasoning mix).
  • Scoop out the flesh of the avocados and add to a mixing bowl. Mash with a fork.
  • Stir in fresh chopped cilantro (if using), seasoning mix, and lime juice.
  • Refrigerate in an airtight container for 30 minutes to 1 hour for best flavor. Stir before serving.



The nutrition information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. Accuracy is not guaranteed. Information shown should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fiber: 7g