Fresh Avocado Dip Recipe from Mexico | California Avocado, Tomato, Paprika

Fresh Avocado Dip

Fresh Avocado Dip Recipe from Mexico | California Avocado, Tomato, Paprika
Region / culture: Mexico | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 4


Fresh Avocado Dip
Fresh Avocado Dip

Fresh avocado dip is a delicious and healthy snack or appetizer that is perfect for any occasion. Made with ripe California avocados, tomatoes, and a hint of paprika, this dip is creamy, flavorful, and easy to make.


Avocado dip, also known as guacamole, has been enjoyed for centuries in Central and South America. The Aztecs were known to have made a similar dish using avocados, tomatoes, and spices. Over time, the recipe has evolved and become a popular dish around the world.


How to prepare

  1. Place all ingredients into a bowl and blend.
  2. Serve immediately.


  • Add diced onions, cilantro, or jalapenos for extra flavor.
  • Mix in some lime juice for a tangy twist.
  • Top with crumbled feta cheese or bacon for added richness.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use ripe avocados for the best flavor and texture.

- Adjust the amount of paprika to suit your taste preferences.

- For a smoother dip, use a food processor or blender to mix the ingredients.

- Serve the dip immediately to prevent browning of the avocados.

Serving Suggestions

Serve fresh avocado dip with tortilla chips, vegetable sticks, or as a topping for tacos or salads.

Cooking Techniques

Blend all ingredients together until smooth and creamy.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use cherry tomatoes instead of baby tomatoes.

- Substitute smoked paprika for a different flavor profile.

Make Ahead Tips

Fresh avocado dip is best served immediately, but can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the dip with a sprinkle of paprika, fresh herbs, or a drizzle of olive oil for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Serve fresh avocado dip with a crisp white wine, a cold beer, or a refreshing margarita.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of fresh avocado dip contains approximately 150 calories.


Each serving of fresh avocado dip contains approximately 5 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of fresh avocado dip contains approximately 15 grams of healthy fats.


Each serving of fresh avocado dip contains approximately 2 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Avocados are a good source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as folate, potassium, and magnesium.


This recipe contains no common allergens such as nuts, dairy, or gluten.


Fresh avocado dip is a nutritious and delicious snack that is high in healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals.


Fresh avocado dip is a simple and delicious recipe that is perfect for any occasion. With its creamy texture and flavorful ingredients, this dip is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I knew it was something I had to try. It was a warm summer day, and I was strolling through the farmers market, admiring all the vibrant produce on display. As I passed by a stand filled with ripe avocados, I couldn't resist picking up a few to take home.

I had always loved avocados, their creamy texture and rich flavor never failed to delight my taste buds. But I had never tried making a dip with them before. As I paid for my avocados, the vendor handed me a small card with a simple recipe for Fresh Avocado Dip. It called for just a few ingredients – avocados, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lime juice, and salt – but promised a delicious and refreshing snack.

Excited to try something new, I gathered the ingredients and headed home to my kitchen. As I chopped the tomatoes and onions, the sharp aroma of the vegetables filled the air. I mashed the avocados with a fork, their soft flesh yielding easily to my touch. The lime juice added a tangy brightness to the mixture, while the cilantro lent a fresh, herbaceous note.

I took a small spoonful of the dip and tasted it. The flavors exploded on my tongue – creamy avocado, juicy tomatoes, zesty lime, and fragrant cilantro combined to create a symphony of taste. I couldn't believe how simple yet delicious the dip was. I knew that this recipe would become a staple in my kitchen.

Over the years, I have made the Fresh Avocado Dip countless times, each batch as delicious as the last. I have shared the recipe with friends and family, who have all raved about its flavor. I have even made it for parties and potlucks, where it is always a hit.

But the true beauty of this recipe lies not just in its taste, but in the memories it holds for me. I remember the first time I made it, the sense of excitement and anticipation as I mixed the ingredients together. I remember the look of delight on my grandchildren's faces as they dipped their chips into the creamy green concoction. I remember the laughter and conversation that accompanied each bite.

As I reflect on all the recipes I have collected over the years, I realize that each one tells a story. Whether it is a cherished family recipe passed down through generations, or a new discovery stumbled upon at a farmers market, each recipe has a tale to tell. And as I continue to cook and experiment in my kitchen, I look forward to uncovering more stories, more flavors, and more memories to savor.


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