Guacamole

How to Make Your Own Guacamole Seasoning (4 Seasoning Recipes)

4 Guacamole Seasoning Recipes

 Some home chefs are born great. Others achieve greatness by creating a signature dish that keeps guests coming back for more.

With an avocado base that complements endless flavor combinations, guacamole provides the perfect blank canvas for budding chefs to experiment on. Adding a simple, homemade seasoning to your favorite guacamole recipe can create a signature dip sure to please the crowd.

Below we have provided directions on how to make 4 different homemade guacamole seasonings to help personalize an appetizer and snack favorite.

  1. Taco Seasoning Recipe for Guacamole (Let’s Taco ‘Bout Spices)

Mix the same spices that season your tacos into a savory guacamole recipe for a traditional flavor palate full of heat and spice. Below we have listed the ingredients you will need and how to make this classic taco seasoning for your guacamole.

How to Make Taco Seasoning for Guacamole

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2T of chili powder
  • 1T of ground cumin
  • 1t of paprika
  • 1/2t of garlic
  • 1/2t of onion powder
  • 1t of salt
  • 1t of ground black pepper

Recipe Instructions:

  1. Spoon 2T of chili powder, 1T of ground cumin, 1t of paprika, 1/2t of garlic, and 1/2t of onion powder into a small bowl.
  2. Stir and add crushed pepper flakes to taste.
  3. Blend 1t of salt and 1t of ground black pepper into the other spices to round out the flavor profile.

 

  1. Ranch Seasoning Recipe for Guacamole (Home on the Ranch)

Add homemade ranch seasoning to your favorite garlic or chicken guacamole recipe to combine the flavors in two dip favorites. Below we have listed the ingredients you will need and how to make this delicious ranch seasoning for your guacamole.

How to Make Ranch Seasoning for Guacamole

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1T of dried parsley
  • 1T of garlic powder
  • 1T of onion powder
  • 2T of dried dill weed
  • 1t of dried chives
  • 1/2t of ground black pepper
  • 1/2c of dried buttermilk powder (optional)

Recipe Instructions:

  1. Mix 1T of dried parsley, 1T of garlic powder, 1T of onion powder, 2T of dried dill weed, 1t of dried chives, and 1/2t of ground black pepper to recreate the herbal flavors found in ranch dressing.
  2. Add an optional 1/2c of dried buttermilk powder can bring ranch’s characteristic creamy tang to the mix.

 

  1. Chipotle Seasoning Recipe for Guacamole (Some Like it Hot)

For those craving a hit of heat, adding chipotle seasoning to classic or citrus guac recipes can up the spice ante. Below we have listed the ingredients you will need and how to make this spicy chipotle seasoning for your guacamole.

How to Make Chipotle Seasoning for Guacamole

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1T of chipotle powder
  • 1T of smoked paprika
  • 1T of ground cumin
  • 1t of oregano
  • 1t of ground coriander
  • 1t of salt

Recipe Instructions:

  1. Mix 1T of chipotle powder, 1T of smoked paprika, and 1T of ground cumin in a small bowl to fire up the heat.
  2. Combine with 1t of oregano, 1t of ground coriander, and 1t of salt to balance the flavors.

 

  1. Lemon Pepper Seasoning for Guacamole(Lemon Pepper Zinger)

Adding Lemon Pepper notes to chicken or shrimp guacamole creates a tart twist. Below we have listed the ingredients you will need and how to make this Lemon Pepper seasoning for your guacamole.

How to Make Lemon Pepper Seasoning for Guacamole

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1/2c dried lemon zest
  • 2 1/2T of ground black peppercorns
  • 1T of onion powder
  • 1T of salt
  • 2t of garlic powder

Recipe Instructions:

  1. Spread the zest from one lemon on parchment paper and bake on the lowest oven setting until dry — up to an hour.
  2. Mix 1/2c of the dried lemon zest with 2 1/2T of ground black peppercorns, 1T of onion powder, 1T of salt, and 2t of garlic powder to add zing to guacamole recipes.

Whether you are looking for an easy-to-make family snack or want to spice up your guacamole game for an upcoming event, homemade guacamole seasoning can elevate your dip and add a personalized touch.

Visit our guacamole recipes page for dip recipes that complement these seasonings.

By Avocados From Mexico August 30, 2019

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