Low Carb Guacamole

Low Carb Guacamole - this homemade recipe is the perfect party dip and keto, paleo and Whole 30 snack.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Author Kelly


  • 1/4 small red onion roughly chopped
  • 1/4-1/2 JalapeƱo or Serrano chili seeds and ribs removed roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves finely chopped divided
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon sea salt plus more to taste
  • 2 ripe Haas avocados halved and pitted
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice plus more to taste

Optional additions:

  • Cumin, grated garlic cayenne pepper, diced tomatoes


  1. Place onion, pepper, 1/4 cup cilantro and salt in a mortar and pestle or a small food processor. Pound or process into a fine paste.
  2. Scoop out the flesh of the avocados using a spoon into a medium bowl. Roughly mash with a fork. Add the onion paste, remaining cilantro and lime juice. Fold to combine. Taste and add additional salt, lime juice and any optional toppings and seasonings. Serve immediately with warm tortilla chips.