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Vegan Guacamole

You are going to LOVE this quick and simple Vegan Guacamole recipe that's loaded with chopped red onions, fresh garlic, cilantro and lime juice. This recipe is ready in under 10 minutes and tastes amazing with your favorite chips, meals and more!

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vegan guacamole in a bowl with blue tortilla chips

why you’ll love this recipe

  • Vegan Guacamole is quick and easy to make.
  • This guac is ready in 10 minutes!
  • Taste great with chips, veggies, on top of your favorite meals and so much more.
  • Perfect for a Summer BBQ or potluck.
  • A great addition for week night dinners.
  • Saves well for up to four days!
  • Check out this mango pico de gallo for another great summer dip!

ingredients and Substitutions

all the ingredients you need to make this vegan guac on a background.

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Vegan Guacamole. Be sure to scroll down to the recipe card at the bottom of this page for a full list of ingredients and instructions.

Use ripe avocados for best results. You know your avocados are ripe when the stem easily pops off and when you very gently but firmly press into it and it’s soft.

Key limes add the perfect amount of tanginess. You can sub lemons or regular limes.

You can’t have guac without salt and pepper. I prefer to use sea salt and freshly ground pepper.

Red onion adds the perfect crunch and spicy flavor. You can sub white onion but the flavor will be slightly different.

Use fresh cilantro to add flavor.

Freshly minced garlic is recommended but you can also use minced garlic from a jar if preferred.

Serve this guacamole with tortilla chips, corn chips, veggies or on top of your favorite meals like tacos, enchiladas and so much more!

how to make

This vegan guacamole is incredibly easy to make a totally fool proof.

ONE: Start by mashing the avocado in a large bowl either with a fork or potato masher.

mashed avocado in a bowl.

TWO: Add in the fresh lime juice, diced red onion, chopped cilantro and freshly minced garlic. Mix with a fork until well combined and then season with salt and pepper to taste.

all the other ingredients added to a bowl.

THREE: That’s it! Serve and enjoy.

the finished guacamole in a bowl.

Tips and tricks

Use a potato masher to mash the avocados. This is quick and easy!

You can also use a vegetable chopper like this one from amazon to quickly dice the red onion. Otherwise, be sure to chop the onion finely and not in large chunks.

If using fresh garlic as recommended, use a garlic press.

Adjust the salt and pepper to your liking!

If you like a little spice, throw in some chili flakes.

How to serve and store

Serve this guacamole with your favorite tortilla chips, corn chips, or enjoy with with meals like tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas and so much more!

Store this recipe in an air tight container in the fridge and enjoy within 4 days.

When stored properly in an airtight container, the lime juice in the recipe will prevent the guac from turning brown.

Alternatively, you can place a piece of plastic wrap over the guac, removing any air that is touching it. Then close the lid and place it in the fridge.

Taste and Texture

This guac is tangy, full of flavor and has a nice crunch from the red onion.

The texture is creamy and crunchy with small pieces of avocado! It’s delicious!

frequently asked questions

How do I prevent this guac from turning brown?

Store this recipe in an air tight container in the fridge and enjoy within 4 days. Alternatively, you can place a piece of plastic wrap over the guac, removing any air that is touching it. Then close the lid and place it in the fridge.

What can I serve this guac with?

Tortilla chips, corn chips, vegetables, with tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas and so much more!

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If you make this Vegan Guacamole, I would really appreciate a comment and rating down below, under the recipe card. Don’t forget to take a picture and tag me over on InstagramTiktok or Pinterest!

Vegan Guacamole

You are going to LOVE this quick and simple Vegan Guacamole recipe that's loaded with chopped red onions, fresh garlic, cilantro and lime juice. This recipe is ready in under 10 minutes and tastes amazing with your favorite chips, meals and more!
PIN RECIPE
PREP TIME:
5 minutes
COOK TIME:
5 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
10 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 3 avocados 
  • Juice from 3 key limes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 cup red onion, diced.
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped. 
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced.

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

6 servings

Directions

  1. Start by mashing the avocado in a large bowl either with a fork or potato masher. 
  2. Add in the fresh lime juice, diced red onion, chopped cilantro and freshly minced garlic. Mix with a fork until well combined and then season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  3. That's it! Serve with your favorite chips or meal and enjoy. 

Notes

  • Use a potato masher to mash the avocados. This is quick and easy!
  • You can also use a vegetable chopper to quickly dice the red onion. Otherwise, be sure to chop the onion finely and not in large chunks.
  • If using fresh garlic as recommended, use a garlic press.
  • Adjust the salt and pepper to your liking!
  • If you like a little spice, throw in some chili flakes.

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