AvocadOMG | How to Freeze Guacamole

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! I don’t know about you, but this holiday is my fast pass to an ice-cold Mexican beer and bowl full of chips and guacamole. I could eat guacamole all day long, everyday, on eggs, sandwiches, salads — you name it and I’ve probably put some smashed avocado on it.   But sometimes my fresh avocado hoarding outpaces my appetite and they sadly get rotten and brown. There is nothing more distressing than tossing an avocado past its prime, dreaming about the guacamole that could have been. That is, until I found out that it is EASY to freeze mashed avocados and it really WORKS! Whoohoo, viva la guacamole!

Follow this easy recipe tutorial on How to Make Freezer Guacamole (below) and you can enjoy the creamy goodness of avocados without having to hit to supermarket or shake down a tree. You’ll notice that the “specifics” of the guacamole recipe are vague — that’s because everyone likes to make their a little different. I like lime juice, cilantro and garlic salt in my secret but simple guacamole, maybe a few red onions or pico de gallo on top for garnish. Oh, I also am fond of Hatch green chile guacamole – YUM!

freezing avocado guacamole

If you’re looking for some healthy recipes to put all this guacamole on, check out the 100 Mexican Recipes at CookingLight.com for nutritious versions of enchiladas, tacos  y mas!

Chimichurri Halibut Tacos from Cooking Light!

Chimichurri Halibut Tacos from Cooking Light!


30 thoughts on “AvocadOMG | How to Freeze Guacamole

    • Between this new stockpile of guacamole and probably 35 lbs left of roast hatch green chiles in the freezer, I’m set for plenty of southwestern recipe creations!

    • My parents ate a LOT of avocados in the 1970s when I was growing up in Arizona — I was so repulsed! my how things change

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    • Thanks, guac makes everything better and it’s so conforting to know I have a stash in the freezer!

  2. I’ll thank you right now!!! Brilliant! I’m a guacamole lover from way back and this makes my day. 🙂

  3. Ok, I popped in here to see what you were up to and holy cow my mouth is literally watering…like crazy. I need to eat your guac through the screen of my computer…darn it! And yes, good tips…wish I liked working with food more. Your blog just might inspire me. 🙂

    • Amanda, hey! I’m glad you came by and hope you are doing well! I love following all the photos of you and your kiddos and your running on FB!

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