Guacamole is an avocado-based dip that was first developed in Mexico. Avocado was first eaten by the Aztecs who made use of the abundance of the fruit growing in South Central Mexico.
Now, guacamole is eaten all over the world. People can’t get enough of this delicious creamy dip!
Not only is guacamole super tasty but is easy and quick to make.
It’s also made with a handful of simple ingredients and while people have added their own special ingredients to their guacamole recipes over the years, we’re going to look at some recipes that keep it simple with 4 ingredients – or less!
So whether you’re looking to whip up a quick, healthy snack, or a last-minute appetizer for a party, I’m sure I have the recipe for you!
1. Easy 4-Ingredient Guacamole Recipe from Good Cheap Eats
Whether you like guacamole as a dip for veggies and chips, or as a topping for tacos and burritos, this guacamole recipe is quick and easy to make.
All you need is fresh, creamy avocados, lime juice, salt, and a hint of your favorite salsa. It may be modest in ingredients, but bursting with flavor! What’s more, it’s ready to eat in 5 minutes, and you only need one bowl to make it.
2. Super Easy 4 Ingredient Guacamole from Fox and Briar
The most demanding aspect of making guacamole from scratch is all the chopping. Well, you can put your knives down for this recipe!
This delicious recipe contains ripe avocados, fresh salsa, fresh lime juice, and garlic cloves, with no chopping required.
3. Four Ingredient Easy Guacamole from This Healthy Kitchen
While not the most authentic guacamole recipe, this recipe is delicious and quick to make – taking less than 5 minutes! It’s creamy yet chunky, and sure to make your mouth water.
All you need is a bowl, a knife, a large fork, and your hands. Your sink will thank us!
What’s more, this recipe is naturally vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, nut-free, soy-free and corn-free. All you need to make it is lime juice, ripe avocados, chunky salsa, and garlic powder.
4. Easy Guacamole Recipe from The Endless Meal
Guacamole is two things that people often assume contradict each other: it’s healthy and delicious. What’s not to love about that?
This creamy, tasty recipe requires just fresh limes, avocado, garlic, and salt. What’s more, you only need 1 bowl, 1 fork, a knife, and a cutting board to make it. Delicious, healthy, and quick to make? Win-win-win!
5. Ingredient Guacamole from I Heart Vegetables
This easy guacamole recipe is a great dip to serve with your favorite tortilla chips, and you only need a few pantry basics to make it.
It just takes 4 large ripe avocados, ¼ cup diced red onion, 1 seeded and diced jalapeno, and 1 lime.
6. The Easiest 4-Ingredient Guacamole from Real Food Whole Life
This simple, amazing recipe is so good you’ll want to eat it as a dip, topping, or even straight out of the bowl!
You just need 4 ingredients: 4 large, ripe avocados, 1 garlic clove, 2 limes, and ¼ teaspoon of salt.
7. 4-Ingredient Classic Guacamole Recipe from Make Your Meals
This guacamole recipe is super stripped back, without the (admittedly tasty) additions of tomatoes, red peppers, hot peppers, cilantro, or cumin. But even without the frills, it’s still a delicious recipe sure to woo anybody you serve it to.
All you need is 2 ripe avocados, 2 tbsp of lemon juice, 2 tbsp diced red onion, and 1 pinch of iodized sea salt.
8. Guacamole from 4 Ingredients
All you need for this recipe is 1 extra-large avocado, 1 decided small vine-ripened tomato, ½ finely chopped red onion, and 3 tbsp of chopped coriander.
Then, just season with sea salt and cracked pepper and gently mix together!
9. Easy Guacamole Recipe from The Seasoned Mom
With ripe Hass avocados, fresh lime juice, salt, and garlic powder you can whip this guacamole up in 5 minutes! Serve with tortilla chips, nachos, tacos, and so much more!
10. 4 Ingredient Easy Guacamole Recipe from Bohemian Vegan Kitchen
This old-school recipe doesn’t contain extra tomatoes or chopped onions, just avocados, lime, serrano peppers (or jalapeno), and ground cumin.
11. 4-Ingredient Guacamole Recipe from Momma Fit Lyndsey
This easy guacamole recipe is ready in under 5 minutes and makes a great party dip. All you need is a ripe Hass avocado, lime juice, garlic, and salt.
12. 4-Ingredient Olive Oil Guacamole from Pam’s Daily Dish
This smooth and creamy recipe contains 2 medium to large ripe avocados, 1-2 tbsp of fresh lime or lemon juice, 2 tbsp olive oil, and 2 tbsp minced onion.
It’s also so quick to make that you can whip it up anytime to enjoy with chips, crackers, and veggies.
13. 4 Ingredient Guacamole Recipe from Plate in 28
This recipe doesn’t ask for much. Just that you take some avocados, salsa, lemon juice, and salt and mash ‘em all together.
14. Best 4 Ingredient Guacamole from Planted Noshery
This simple, vegan recipe from Planted Noshery requires 4 ripe avocados, 1 small, diced onion, 3 tbsp of lime juice, and 1 tsp of sea salt.
15. The Best 4 Ingredient Guacamole from Damn, Spicy!
Perfect as a dip, snack, or appetizer no matter the occasion, this creamy, refreshing guacamole is ready in just 5 minutes!
All you need is 2 ripe avocados, 2 tbsp of freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice, 2 tbsp finely minced red onion, ½ tsp of salt.
16. Haley’s Easy 4 Ingredient Guacamole from Hungry Enough to Eat Six
With 4 just-ripe avocados, 2 tbsp of fresh lime juice, 4 minced garlic cloves, and ½ tsp of salt, this simple guacamole is super quick to throw together and tastes delicious!
17. 4 Ingredient Simple Guacamole with Lemon from Monica Nedeff
For even more of a citrus twist on guacamole, try this simple 4-ingredient recipe that has two large avocados, 1 large, finely minced garlic clove, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and salt.
18. 4 Ingredient Easy Guacamole from Nutrition in the Kitchen
If you’re a person who isn’t here for fuss, then this simple, no-fuss guacamole recipe may be for you! All you need is 1-2 ripe avocados, 1 lime, 1 small shallot, and salt. No fuss necessary.
19. 4 Ingredient Guacamole Recipe from Flavorful Home
This simple recipe is ready in less than 15 minutes and is perfect as an appetizer at a party, or just whenever you want a healthy snack.
All you need is 3 ripe avocados, ½ cup of mild salsa, lime juice, ¼ cup of red onion.
20. 3-Ingredient Basic Guacamole from Pilsbury
Ready in just 10 minutes, this is sure to be your go-to guacamole recipe! All you need is avocados, lime juice, salt, and hot sauce to make this classic Mexican dip.
21. Magic 4-Ingredient Fajita Guacamole from A Spicy Perspective
There’s a reason why this guacamole recipe is called ‘magic.’ Probably one of the most unique recipes on this list, this recipe reduces so much prep work by incorporating pico de gallo and fajita seasoning.
22. Four-Ingredient Guacamole from Food.com
All you need for this recipe is 2 avocados (halved, pitted, and chopped), 1 chopped plum tomato, 1 tbsp of finely chopped onions, and ¼ tsp of salt.
23. 3 Ingredient Healthy Guacamole from Nourish Nutrition Blog
This recipe is even easier than the rest, only using three ingredients!
With 1 soft avocado, ½ tbsp of lime juice, and ¼ tsp of garlic, it’s the perfect topping for nachos, tacos, burritos, and burritos bowls!
24. The Only Guacamole Recipe You’ll Ever Need from Tin and Thyme
With four fresh ingredients and only taking 5 minutes to make, this guacamole recipe will make your avocado sing and is an essential side to any Mexican dish.
It contains 2 medium ripe avocados, juice of ½ a lime, 1 diced ripe tomato, and 2 finely sliced spring onions.
25. Easy Guacamole Recipe – Three Ingredients from The Foodie Affair
With just four ingredients of 1 cup of large avocado flesh, ¼ cup of pre-made chunky salsa, ⅛ teaspoon of Himalayan salt, and 1 juiced lime, this guacamole is an easy to make party appetizer and a great garnish for grilled chicken or hamburgers.
Plus, there’s no need to dice onions or tomatoes!