Garden Guacamole Recipe - Authentic Mexican Flavor

Garden Guacamole

Garden Guacamole Recipe - Authentic Mexican Flavor
Region / culture: Mexico | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Servings: 4


Garden Guacamole
Garden Guacamole

Garden Guacamole is a fresh and flavorful twist on the classic guacamole recipe. Packed with nutritious ingredients like avocados, radishes, and green onions, this dish is perfect for a healthy snack or appetizer.


This recipe is a modern take on traditional guacamole, incorporating fresh garden vegetables for added flavor and texture. The addition of radishes and green onions gives this dish a unique twist that is sure to impress your guests.


How to prepare

  1. Combine all the ingredients.
  2. Serve.


  • Add diced tomatoes or bell peppers for extra flavor and color.
  • Substitute Greek yogurt for the cottage cheese for a tangier twist.
  • Mix in some diced jalapenos for a spicy kick.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

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

- Adjust the amount of lemon juice and hot sauce to suit your taste preferences.

- For a creamier texture, blend the ingredients in a food processor instead of mashing them by hand.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Garden Guacamole with tortilla chips, fresh vegetables, or as a topping for grilled chicken or fish.

Cooking Techniques

This recipe requires no cooking, simply combine all the ingredients in a bowl and serve.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have radishes, you can substitute with diced cucumbers or celery for a similar crunch.

Make Ahead Tips

Garden Guacamole can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Just be sure to cover it tightly with plastic wrap to prevent browning.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Garden Guacamole in a decorative bowl garnished with fresh cilantro leaves for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Garden Guacamole with a crisp white wine or a refreshing margarita for a perfect summer snack.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Garden Guacamole contains approximately 150 calories.


Each serving of Garden Guacamole contains approximately 6 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Garden Guacamole contains approximately 15 grams of healthy fats from the avocados and cottage cheese.


Each serving of Garden Guacamole contains approximately 5 grams of protein from the cottage cheese.

Vitamins and minerals

Garden Guacamole is rich in vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium.


This recipe contains dairy from the cottage cheese, so it may not be suitable for those with dairy allergies.


Garden Guacamole is a nutritious and delicious dish that is high in healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. It is a great option for a healthy snack or appetizer.


Garden Guacamole is a fresh and flavorful dish that is perfect for a healthy snack or appetizer. Packed with nutritious ingredients and bursting with flavor, this recipe is sure to become a new favorite in your household. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

I vividly recall the moment I first laid eyes on this recipe for Garden Guacamole. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Maria in her beautiful garden. As we strolled through the rows of vibrant vegetables and fragrant herbs, she suddenly stopped in front of a lush avocado tree.

"Have you ever had guacamole made with freshly picked avocados?" she asked, a twinkle in her eye.

I shook my head, intrigued by the idea. Maria plucked a ripe avocado from the tree and led me to a shady spot under a sprawling grapevine. She gathered an assortment of tomatoes, onions, and cilantro from her garden, along with a few spicy peppers.

"First, we must mash the avocados," Maria instructed, handing me a wooden pestle. I eagerly mashed the creamy green flesh until it was smooth and velvety. Maria added the diced tomatoes, onions, and cilantro, along with a squeeze of lime juice and a pinch of salt.

As we sat under the grapevine, enjoying the fruits of our labor, Maria shared the story behind the recipe. She had learned to make guacamole from her grandmother, who had passed down the tradition through generations. Each ingredient was carefully chosen and lovingly prepared, creating a dish that was both simple and delicious.

From that day on, I was hooked. I returned to Maria's garden time and time again, eager to learn more about her family recipes. She taught me how to make salsa from fresh garden tomatoes, tamales stuffed with tender roasted vegetables, and pozole simmered with fragrant herbs and spices.

But it was the Garden Guacamole that held a special place in my heart. The combination of creamy avocados, juicy tomatoes, and zesty lime juice was a revelation. I made it for every gathering, from family picnics to holiday feasts, and it never failed to impress.

As the years went by, I began to experiment with the recipe, adding my own twist with roasted garlic, smoky chipotle peppers, and crunchy pumpkin seeds. Each variation was a delicious homage to Maria's original creation, a testament to the power of tradition and innovation.

Now, as I stand in my own garden, surrounded by the bounty of nature, I can't help but think of Maria and the day she introduced me to Garden Guacamole. The memories flood back, filling me with warmth and gratitude for the culinary heritage she shared with me.

I may have learned the recipe from Maria, but it is now a part of me, woven into the fabric of my own cooking repertoire. And as I prepare a fresh batch of Garden Guacamole for my family to enjoy, I know that I am passing on more than just a dish – I am passing on a legacy of love, tradition, and friendship.


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