Super Quick & Easy Keto Guacamole Dip Recipe with Sour Cream done in less than 5 minutes with only 4 ingredients is a perfect Homemade Keto Dip for whenever you need a Quick and Simple Appetizer or a Snack. This Low Carb, Gluten-Free, and Sugar-Free Version is great for adding healthy fats to your daily diet.
After so many of you kept asking about the dip I have on most of the pictures of our ever-popular Keto Cheese Bacon Nachos, I have decided to go ahead.
Make one of the simplest and easiest Avocado Dip I make almost every single week.
Simple and easy to make Homemade Guacamole is made with only 4 ingredients as a super basic recipe, which you can alternate every week.
Adding various additional flavors all depending on your likings can be followed. Onions, Jalapenos, or cayenne pepper for spiciness, cilantro, or basil leaves, this simple dip would be your go-to snack at all times.
Keto Avocado Basic Dip Recipe
This easy to make Homemade Guacamole is made with 4 ingredients only. Without Cilantro and with added Sour Cream for that special twist.
Our super easy avocado dip has been made by me for as long as I can remember.
As our kids were small and we used to meet up with friends, the one appetizer that always worked (kids in mind), were cut veggies with various dips.
I usually used to make 3 different dips such as our avocado dip, plain yogurt, and Cream cheese with smoked paprika for various colors.
But Avocado was always the first one to go. That is how it stayed till now.
I would usually throw it all into the Magic Bullet (my go-to kitchen gadget for everything) and blend it, just because kids would pick anything out of it. And of course, I knew if I added cilantro or onions, it would become a No-Go.
I have made this recipe without Magic Bullet as I feel when you mash avocado with a fork and you have chunks left, the dip is much tastier.
As a kid, I never knew Avocado ever existed.
I remember as a teenager, when I had the first bite, I did not like it at all, because it had no flavor to me.
How wrong was I?
Now I can not have a fridge without at least one avocado waiting to be ripe.
We all know the jokes: “ You can not go to the gym, because what if…”
What if at that moment your best avocado will become perfectly ripe for the day.
What an excuse.
Avocado in Keto & Low Carb Lifestyle is one ingredient ( together with bacon and Cheese) we all love to experiment with.
There are millions of Keto Recipes to make with avocado and I am sure you have tried at least a dozen of them.
It is one ingredient, we can never get fed up with.
How many Calories are in Avocado?
This large Berry with a big seed in the middle has got one of the best natural fat content we can have. Therefore the calories are slightly elevated, but as we all know, this is the plant that gives us all the nutrition we need.
A typical 1/4 of Avocado without a seed is approximately 50g, which is one serving and contains 80 calories.
With its 75% of fat, nutrient-rich avocado contains great sources of C, K, B, and E vitamins.
Fiber is an additional advantage, avocado is counted as one of the healthiest.
Did you also know avocados contain more potassium than bananas?
Carbs in Avocado
One serving (50g) with its perfect Fat intake of 7g, contains approximately 4 g of carbohydrates, which is perfect to add to our daily nutrition calculation.
How to make Basic Keto Guacamole Dip?
Kitchen Gadgets you might need:
- Mixing bowl
- Sour Cream
- Salt & Pepper
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOMEMADE KETO GUACAMOLE DIP
First Step: Prepare Ingredients
Prepare all of the ingredients.
Pick your ready to go avocados
Cut your tomatoes into small cubes.
Squeeze lime or lemon to have it prepared for easier assembly.
Second Step: Avocado
Using a sharp knife, cut avocado lengthwise into half.
Throw the seed or store it for growing.
Using the same knife or a spoon, scrape all of the avocados into the bowl, where you will be mixing the whole avocado dip.
Third Step: Mash
Using a fork, mash all of the avocados into as chunky as you like.
Fourth Step: The rest of the ingredients
Immediately after your avocado is mashed, add your lime to prevent them from browning.
Followed with adding sour cream, tomatoes and Salt & Pepper
Fifth Step: Mix
Using the same fork, mix all of the ingredients with mashed avocados.
Make sure they all are spread throughout the whole dip.
That’s it. Super Quick and Easy. And you have it done in less than 5 minutes.
Tips and Tricks
Lime – add lime as soon as you will open the avocado to prevent the beautiful green color from browning
Fresh – if possible try to use only the amount you are going to consume. Storing and preventing guacamole from browning is not always easy.
Yogurt – in case you do not have sour cream or are not fond of, you can replace it with Greek Yogurt.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What can you dip in Guacamole on Keto?
Veggies, Chips, or Crunchy Keto Snacks are just perfect options for dipping guacamole into.
Here are 20 of my favorites:
- Celery Sticks
- Young salad leaves
- Radish cut into stripes
- Keto Tortilla Chips
- Chaffle Chips
- Keto French Fries
- Eggless Keto Breadsticks
- Cloud Egg Keto Crisps
- Pork Rinds
- Keto Cheese Bacon Chips
- Raw Keto Crackers Bread
- Yogurt Chaffles
- Italian Breadsticks
- Sesame Keto Crackers
- Keto Cheese Bacon Nachos
- Keto Fiber Tortillas
- Flaxseed Keto Wraps
Guacamole is a perfect dip where the main ingredient is the very popular Avocado.
It is a great appetizer but you can use it for various dishes as a main meal.
10 ways to add Guacamole into your meals:
1. Top it up onto your steak instead of butter
2. Add it into your favorite salad instead of a dressing
3. Fill up part of your burritos with guac
4. Use as a topping for your favorite soup
5. Blend it fully with additional milk for that super special healthy Smoothie
6. Use one layer of guacamole in your Burger
7. Grilled Portobello mushrooms with this avocado dip is a perfect dinner option
8. Pizza topping with guacamole would be out of this world
9. Fill your deviled eggs with this super dip
10. Morning Scrambled eggs with guacamole will be the breakfast you have been waiting for
If you start googling the question: ” What is the best way to stop turning avocado or guacamole from turning brown?”, you will get so many various answers.
The major issue is, that once the avocado opens up, light and air will darken that beautiful green color after a while.
Lime or lemons might help for a while, but at the end of the day, you should eat avocado or guacamole sooner than later. It stays beautifully green for about a day. Once you store it, choose from some of the tips below.
I am going to give you 6 choices:
– drop the seed into the dip and cover before placing it into the fridge
– cover with aluminum foil to keep the light off
– push the plastic wrap down in the bowl to prevent the air from getting in
– place half of an onion on top of the dip and cover
– cower to top of the dip with water
– Store in an airtight container
Fresh, Homemade Avocado Dip Guacamole will not last forever even if you store it the best way possible.
Therefore it is advisable to consume it as soon as you can.
I would normally store it for a maximum of 1-2 days, not longer.
Can you freeze guacamole?
You can certainly freeze avocado, which will give you a shelf life of approximately 6 months.
Once needed, take it out of the freezer the night before and let it slowly thaw in your refrigerator.
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- 2 Avocados (200g)
- Juice from half of Lime
- 1/4 cup (60g) Sour Cream
- 2 Cherry Tomatoes
- Salt & Pepper
- Prepare all of the ingredients.
- Using a sharp knife, cut avocado lengthwise into half.
- Scrape all of the avocados into the bowl, where you will be mixing the whole avocado dip.
- Mash all of the avocados into as chunky as you like.
- Immediately after your avocado is mashed, add your lime to prevent them from browning.
- Followed with adding sour cream, tomatoes and Salt & Pepper
- Using the same fork, mix all of the ingredients with mashed avocados.
Lime - add lime as soon as you will open the avocado to prevent the beautiful green color from browning
Fresh - if possible try to use only the amount you are going to consume. Storing and preventing guacamole from browning is not always easy.
Yogurt - in case you do not have sour cream or are not fond of, you can replace it with Greek Yogurt.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 116Total Fat 10gCarbohydrates 7gFiber 4gProtein 2g
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