Our Guacamole Recipe Favourites May 5, 2020

by Trisha Eat

Holy Guacamole…

If you’re looking for a guacamole recipe that’s a little bit different, we’ve got four. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year, Chefs Mimi and Lizzie put their heads together to create the 4 best guacamole recipes.

From a chunky classic to a bacon showstopper, we’ve got a guacamole recipe for every occasion. Give one of these guacamole recipes a go – and try something a little bit different.

classic guacamole recipe

The Best Guacamole Recipe

Category: Lunch & Dinner

The Best Guacamole Recipe


½ red onion, very finely chopped
1-2 serrano chillies or other fresh green chillies, finely chopped
1-2 tsp Maldon salt
3 ripe Hass avocados
Juice of 1-2 limes
A small handful fresh coriander, chopped (I think this is optional as I left this out and the taste was still delicious)


  1. Put a quarter of the onion and half the chilli and salt in a pestle and mortar and mash to a rough paste.
  2. Cut open the avocados, remove the stones and scoop out the flesh into the pestle (or into a large bowl if your pestle is small). Roughly mash the flesh with a fork, adding half the lime juice as you go.
  3. Stir in the rest of the lime juice and chillies, coriander, red onion and tomato.
  4. Season with plenty of black pepper and salt (only if more salt is needed)
  5. Serve with tortilla chips.

bacon guacamole recipe

The Bacon Guacamole Recipe


  • 4 large ripe avocados, halved and seeded
  • 6 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 glove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper (more or less to taste)
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 roma tomato, diced


  1. Spoon avocados into a medium bowl and mash together with a fork, leaving as chunky as you’d like.
  2. Add lime juice, garlic salt, salt and pepper, crushed red pepper, and combine.
  3. Then stir in feta cheese, bacon crumbles and green onion.

creamy guacamole recipe

The Creamy Guacamole Recipe


  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • ¼ cup Greek yoghurt
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon coriander, chopped
  • ¼ cup tomatoes, diced
  • ½ teaspoon jalapeño, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • sprinkle of salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. Mix to combine making sure not to mash up all of the avocado.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve immediately with your favourite chips

basil guacamole recipe

The Basil Guacamole Recipe


  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt freshly ground pepper
  • 4 large, ripe avocados
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ½ cup finely chopped basil


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Toss the halved tomatoes with olive oil and a generous pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Place tomatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for 15-20 minutes until the soft. (Depending on the size of your tomatoes, it may take less time- check on them around 10 minutes)
  4. Remove tomatoes from oven and let cool completely.
  5. Halve and pit the avocados, then place in a large bowl along with the red onion, garlic clove, lemon juice and pinch of salt and pepper. Using a fork or potato masher, gently mash the ingredients together, leaving a few chunks of avocado.
    Add in the basil and ⅓ of the roasted tomatoes and gently fold together.
  6. Spread the guacamole onto a platter or dish and top with the rest of the roasted tomatoes. Serve with vegetables, tortilla chips, pita chips or slathered on bread for yummy guacamole toast.

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Greyfeather says:

Guacamole on a baked potatoe. Yum

I’ve always wanted to try guacamole but I could not find the perfect recipe for that. But those 4 recipes are looks so easy to make and guacamole at those photos look soooo delicious that I am going to give it a try as soon as possible. I especially like the spicy ones 🙂 Thank you very much for those amazing recipes!

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