guacamole with one avocado

Guacamole With One Avocado

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Have a craving for guacamole, but all you have on hand is one avocado? You can make guacamole with one avocado by following this simple recipe!

guacamole with one avocado

Avocado Only Guacamole

This easiest guacamole recipe ever is for true avocado lovers!  This guacamole recipe uses just one ingredient – avocado itself (plus some salt and pepper)!  If you are looking for guacamole recipe without tomatoes, this is it :) If you love the pure taste of avocado, you need to make this easiest guacamole recipe – you’ll be glad you did.

This one avocado guacamole recipe ever doesn’t use any fillers – no tomatoes, no onions, no peppers… no distractions.  Just the pure succulent taste of tender, buttery avocado!  Your tongue will rejoice swimming in the avocado taste that you like so much.  And I bet you will never find a guacamole recipe that is easier to make than this one.  This easiest guacamole recipe ever is exactly what it says – the easiest guacamole recipe you will ever find :)

one whole avocado

Easy Guacamole Recipe With One Avocado

If you only have one avocado, this recipe will make a single-serving guacamole (unless the avocado is very large or you are not very hungry).  If you want to make guacamole for a crowd, just double, triple or quadruple the recipe by using more avocados :)

Turn your one avocado into guacamole and have it by yourself for a true guacamole fix!

easiest guacamole recipe ever

How To Make Guacamole With One Avocado

  1. Take a ripe avocado. Cut the avocado in half, remove the pit and scoop out the avocado flesh with a spoon. Make sure the avocado is fresh and does not have any brown in it – spoiled avocado is a no-no for us, true avocado lovers! If the avocado is questionable, toss it – when in doubt, throw it out! For this simple guacamole recipe, the avocado must be top quality, ripe and fresh. Since there are no fillers to mask the taste of avocado, the guacamole will be as good as the avocado that goes into it!
  2. Put the avocado in a bowl. Mash the avocado with the fork, and sprinkle with some salt. Make sure to taste the guacamole before putting too much salt – we want the salt to bring out the taste of avocado, not overpower it.

That’s it! Avocado and salt make the easiest guacamole recipe ever.  Everything genious is simple, and this simple guacamole recipe is not exception.

Enjoy your simple easiest guacamole.  Serve with chips, or if you don’t have them on hand you can just eat your guac with a big spoon… without anything else to interfere with your avocado-eating experience!

Here are some homemade chips recipes you can check out: baked tortilla chips, air fryer chips, bacon chips, sweet potato chips, zucchini chips.

Guacamole And Chips

Extra Ingredients You Can Add To One Avocado Guacamole

If you are not sold on “avocado only guacamole”, you can add other ingredients to it and customize it to your liking.  This recipe is the simplest guacamole base, and here are the other guacamole ingredients you can add to taste:

  • Finely chopped fresh tomatoes
  • Finely chopped tomatoes from can (without juice)
  • Finely chopped onion
  • Salsa
  • Corn kernels (from fresh corn or frozen thawed corn or canned)
  • Minced garlic or garlic powder
  • Finely chopped bell pepper
  • Minced jalapeno pepper
  • Lime or lemon juice

Adding extra ingredients will also help increase the quantity of guacamole.  Since we are using just one avocado, the extras can help to turn it into 2 servings of guacamole instead of 1 :)

avocado cut in half

One Avocado Guacamole FAQ

Is guacamole and avocado the same thing?

Avocado is a fruit, and guacamole is a dip made out of avocado.  So the answer is no, guacamole and avocado are not the same thing :)  Avocado is an ingredient in a guacamole recipe.

How much guacamole equals one avocado?

One average-size avocado makes approximately 1/2 cup of guacamole (assuming it’s a simple avocado-only guacamole).  Smaller avocados make less guacamole.  If you mix-in other ingredients, you’ll increase the guacamole yield.

How many calories is in 1 serving of guac?

It depends on a serving size. Standard serving size of guacamole is 2 tablespoons, which to mean sounds like a joke :)   In my world, one avocado make enough guac for one hungry person (or for two less hungry people).  One avocado contains 322 calories.  So if you are eating it all in one sitting, that’s 322 calories per serving, and if you are eating half of it, that would be 161 calories.

What can you do with one avocado?

Make this avocado-only guacamole! You can also chop it up and add it to salads, or cut it into thin slices and add sliced avocado to sandwiches, wraps or burgers.  It also goes great served alongside scrambled eggs!

Can guacamole just be avocado?

Yes, yes, yes! This is what this simple guacamole recipe is all about – avocado in its purest form!

Is it OK to eat an avocado a day?

Avocado is a natural whole food that has lots of health benefits, so eating an avocado a day can be part of a healthy diet. Avocado is rich in vitamins A, B, C, E, K, copper, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium.  They also contain a good amount of fiber, protein and healthy monounsaturated fats.

Is guacamole OK on a diet?

If you are trying to lose weight, you can still enjoy your guac! Avocado is a low-carb food, so if you are watching carbs it will fit perfectly into your diet.  A whole avocado contains 322 calories which is less then a slice of cake :) Just be mindful of total calories, and as long as the avocado fits into your daily calorie limit you can absolutely eat avocados and still lose weight.


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Guacamole With One Avocado

This simple guacamole recipe can be made with one avocado! This is the easiest guacamole recipe you'll ever find! Satisfy your guac cravings right away with this super easy and delicious recipe!
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: avocado, guacamole
Cooking Method: No-Cook
Diet: Gluten-Free, Keto / Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegan
Servings: 1
Calories: 322kcal


  • Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit.
  • Scoop out the avocado flesh into the bowl.
  • Mash avocado with a fork and add salt and pepper to taste.


Additional ingredients you can mix into this easy guacamole:
  • finely chopped onion
  • finely chopped tomato
  • minced garlic or garlic powder
  • corn kernels
  • minced jalapeno pepper
  • lime juice
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Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 975mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 293IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg
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3 replies
  1. Anne
    Anne says:

    Yum, I will try this. I don’t like onion and tomato in guacamole, but I do use a little garlic, a little chilli and a squeeze of lime juice. The lime helps bring out the flavour too. You may get tastier avocadoes than we do in UK – I don’t think they like flying very much.


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