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Wondering How to Freeze Guacamole? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

So you want to learn how to freeze guacamole — let us stop you right there. It’s important to know that when frozen and thawed, avocados lose most of that buttery, flavorful, and fresh taste that make Avocados From Mexico so delicious. That’s why we don’t recommend freezing your guacamole — flavor first!  

The alternative? Try our tips for keeping guacamole from turning brown in the refrigerator for 1-2 days. 

You should also keep in mind that Avocados From Mexico are always in season — that means you can always count on fresh, delicious guacamole, no matter how far ahead you’re planning. 

Related: Want to eat icy avocados that still taste great? Check out our recipe for Avocado and Pistachio Ice Cream.

Can You Freeze Guacamole?

Like anything, guacamole can be frozen — but don’t say we didn’t warn you. Frozen guac loses its fresh, buttery flavor and creamy texture that make Avocados From Mexico so delectableOther fresh ingredients — like onions, jalapeños, and tomatoes — will not maintain their texture when they are frozen. 

In lieu of freezing your guacamole, we recommend following our tips for keeping guacamole from turning brown. It will keep in the refrigerator for 1-2 days and will be much fresher and tastier than thawed guac will. 

Frozen Guacamole FAQ:

  • Will guacamole taste the same when it thaws out? 
    Unfortunately, no. When thawed, your once-delicious guacamole will have lost its fresh, flavorful, and buttery taste — instead it will be grainy and dryThat’s why we don’t recommend freezing guacamole — good thing fresh, ripe Avocados From Mexico are always in season! 
  • How long can you freeze guacamole for? 
    Frozen guacamole should be eaten within a month or two of freezing, but it will lose most of the delicious flavor avocados have when they’re fresh. Instead, use our guide for keeping guacamole from turning brown.

Of course, we don’t condone wasting leftover guacamole. Check out our guide to reducing food waste, and follow our avocado storage tips before continuing your search to learn how to freeze guacamole — trust us. We know a thing or two about avocados.  

By Avocados From Mexico September 10, 2019

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