Keto Guacamole is not only a beloved part of Mexican and Tex-Mex Food, but also a healthy, nutrition-packed condiment for anything! A topping for scrambled eggs in the morning or a seared chicken breast at dinner time! Even a to-die for dip for chips, any time!
What Is The Primary Ingredient In Keto Guacamole:
So, whether you’re talking our Keto Guacamole recipe, or just Guacamole in general, the primary ingredient is avocado.
This explains why guacamole is so good for you! A third of a medium avocado contains just 80 calories and almost 20 vitamins and minerals. It is an extremely nutrient dense fruit and the only fruit with healthy mono-saturated fat.
This article from healthline.com tell you about 12 proven health benefits of avocado.
Is Guacamole OK on Keto?
Absolutely YES! Avocado is a Low-Carb and Keto superstar! The main ingredients in guacamole, avocado, is very low in carbs and potent in nutrients. You really can’t go wrong. So, if you’re on a Keto diet, bring on ALLL the guacamole!
Our Keto Guacamole recipe contains just BLA calories and BLA net carbs per serving.
How Do You Make Keto Guacamole From Scratch?
Forget about store-bought guacamole. Please. Guacamole is not only ridiculously easy to make, but tastes infinitely better than store-bought varieties.
The Ingredients You Need:
- Red Onion (finely chopped)
- Roma Tomato (deseed and finely chopped)
- Minced Garlic
- Cilantro (roughly chopped)
- Fresh Lime Juice
- Salt and Pepper
- Pickled Jalapeños (optional, finely chopped)
- Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl.
- Stir and mash with a fork until it reaches your desired consistency. (We prefer a pretty chunky guacamole. Especially if we’re planning to use it as a dip.)
- Serve and enjoy!
How Long Does Guacamole Last?
Keto guacamole is best eaten as fresh as possible. The lime juice in the guacamole, however, does serve as a “preservative” of sorts, but it’s not enough to make it last significantly long.
If I make too much guacamole or prepare some ahead of time, this is the best way to keep it fresh:
- Press the guacamole down into a bowl,
- Take a piece of plastic wrap and press it down onto the top surface of the guacamole. The idea here is to limit air exposure as much as possible.
That being said, if you follow my tip the guacamole will still only be good for a maximum of two days when kept refrigerated.
If it has browned a little bit from oxidation, it is still good to eat. Although, the flavor will be impacted and be more bitter than fresh guacamole.
Looking For More Avocado Recipes?
For more healthy low carb keto and paleo recipes with avocado, check out any of these yummy options from our archives. We also have some of our personal favorites from other great bloggers are rounded up here: Healthy Avocado Recipes.
- Simple Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad
- Easy Avocado Cucumber Noodles with Smoked Salmon
- Avocado Tuna Melt
- Low Carb Breakfast Burrito with Avocado
Did You Make This Recipe?
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- 2 avocado (sliced into cubes)
- ¼ cup red onion (finely diced)
- 1 roma tomato (cut the tomato into quarters, remove the seeds removed and then chop into small cubes)
- ½ lime (just the juice)
- ½ cup fresh cilantro (roughly chopped)
- 1 tsp minced garlic
- 1 pickled jalapeño pepper (optional)(finely chopped)
- to taste salt and pepper
- Chuck everything into a bowl and mash it up to your desired level of chunkiness.
Tips and Tricks:
- When storing the guacamole, press the guacamole down into a bowl and press plastic wrap down on the surface of the guacamole to limit air exposure as much as possible.
This recipe was first published on July 13, 2015 and updated on March 11, 2020 to include new photos, video, detailed step by step instructions and faqs.