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April 15th, 2010 · 22 Comments


Guacamole is one of those base master type recipes that can have endless variations, and indeed I was able to create one that fits in with the Eat To Live diet. Meaning, no added fats or oils, and no added salt. In fact, we all agreed that this batch was one of the best tasting guacamole’s I had ever made.

All ingredients are combined in a large bowl and mixed and mashed by hand with a spoon.

3 Hass Avocados, ripe, peeled
¼ Cup Onion, minced
¼ Tsp Cumin powder
¼ Tsp Chili powder
1 Tbsp Lemon juice
½ Tsp Garlic powder
1 Medium Roma or Plum tomato, diced
Procedure Steps
1. Put all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix with a spoon while mashing the avocado with the back of the spoon until smooth.

This recipe was prepared on Eat To Live, Week 1 Day 5, and linked from Eat To Live, Week 1 Day 5&6 of our ETL diet, you can follow our progress at Eat To Live.

Tags: Appetizers · Eat To Live · Mexican · Recipes

22 responses so far ↓

  • 1 pegasuslegend // Apr 15, 2010 at 11:49 am

    ok, now I have a story yesterday I put three avocado;s in my basket had no idea how to make this, and I love it, seen alot of recipes but not a clue how to peel cut up mash or whatever you do with it, I order it plain in a sandwich with cucumbers. This is exactly what I needed to know how you mash it without ruining it, who would have thought the back of a spoon…your my hero again! love this recipe making it now actually no onion thank you thank you thank you such perfect timing!

  • 2 The Hungry Mouse // Apr 15, 2010 at 11:51 am

    Yum! Love, love, love homemade guacamole!


  • 3 HoneyB // Apr 15, 2010 at 11:52 am

    I love guacamole! I will be trying your recipe out for certain.

  • 4 OC2Seattle // Apr 15, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    Healthy Guac? No way! Finally, I can eat guac again – muchos gracias.

  • 5 Trix // Apr 15, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    I adore guac, this sounds like a super variation!

  • 6 Aggie // Apr 15, 2010 at 5:02 pm

    Pure goodness!!

  • 7 Winelady Cooks // Apr 15, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    Hi Chef, Great guacamole recipe. In all it’s simplicity, guacamole is so yummy.

    Thanks for sharing.

  • 8 Gera @ SweetsFoodsBlog // Apr 15, 2010 at 6:48 pm

    Ohh I want this healthy and tasty guacamole 🙂



  • 9 Taylen Peterson // Apr 15, 2010 at 7:07 pm

    have any good ideas for things to add to give guac a little extra kick/spice or will the chili powder be enough?

  • 10 Cajun Chef Ryan // Apr 15, 2010 at 7:33 pm


    Add some hot sauce and diced jalapenos for some kick!


  • 11 Taylen Peterson // Apr 15, 2010 at 7:36 pm

    jalapenos i think would be the perfect addition…(gotta have a little spice, right? haha) thanks!

  • 12 Dawn@CocinaSavant // Apr 15, 2010 at 9:13 pm

    delicious! i love guacamole and it is perfect for the warmer weather lately. glad your etl is working out so well!

  • 13 penny aka jeroxie // Apr 15, 2010 at 10:33 pm

    A bowl of nachos and I am sorted.

  • 14 Casey Angelova // Apr 16, 2010 at 3:40 am

    I can eat guacamole with a spoon, no chips, no tortillas! Bring it on!

  • 15 Lana @ Never Enough Thyme // Apr 16, 2010 at 8:53 am

    Beautiful bowl of guacamole! Seriously, guacamole is one of those things that once I start eating it I just can’t stop. I love the contrasting textures and flavors. Nothing else quite like it, is there?

  • 16 Evelyne@CheapEthnicEatz // Apr 16, 2010 at 10:09 am

    I could eat that stuff alone with a spoon for a meal…looks great

  • 17 Jessie // Apr 16, 2010 at 2:08 pm

    yes please! I love guacamole, although I put jalapeno peppers in guacamole when I make it. I love the spice it gives to it, yes I’m nuts like that lol

  • 18 bunkycooks // Apr 17, 2010 at 9:10 am

    This is always one of my favorites! Yours looks great!

  • 19 Emily // Apr 20, 2010 at 12:29 pm

    Excellent. I could so totally go for this right now 🙂

  • 20 Skylar // Apr 20, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    Looks great, I love guacamole. I eat it with pretty much anything. Try tuna with it, its surprisingly awesome

  • 21 cleawalford // May 16, 2010 at 6:48 am

    yes, love guacamole, too and could eat it without anything else!

  • 22 Mimi from California Avocados Direct // May 5, 2011 at 11:51 am

    Thanks for this guacamole recipe! Happy Cinco de Mayo! Will share with our avocado customers on Facebook/Avocados.Direct! Keep giving us great new avocado ideas!