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Guasacaca (Venezuelan Guacamole)

This fresh and zingy avocado dip is a different and delicious recipe you can also use as a dressing or spread
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Dips | Sauces
Cuisine Venezuelan
Servings 4 -6
Calories 84 kcal


  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ large green pepper/capsicum roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • ¼ c | small handful coriander/cilantro roughly chopped
  • ⅓ c | large handful handful parsley roughly chopped
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • ½ teaspoon Worcester sauce - optional
  • ⅓ c | 80ml olive oil


  • Place everything in a blender and blend until smooth. It’s that simple!
  • If you want a slightly chunky dip, then just pulse a couple of times.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning, then serve.
  • Keep covered in the fridge for up to 2 days (for best way to stop it going brown see notes below).


Avocado - Hass or Shepherd avocados both work well. You need ripe avocados for this recipe.
Olive oil - you can also use corn oil.
Alternative to lime juice - use 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar.
Fresh Parsley - flat leaf parsley.
Worcestershire sauce - is optional. For vegetarian/vegan and gluten free guasacaca, leave the Worcestershire out. 
Use Ripe avocados. When you feel the avocado it should yield to gentle but firm pressure.
Don't like raw garlic: Boil the clove of garlic with a little water in a small saucepan for a couple of minutes, until slightly soft. Then blend in the dip as per the recipe. This takes the pungent raw garlic taste – and aftertaste – away.
Storage: press cling film/clingwrap down on to the top of the dip to touch the avocado, and prevent air from getting to it. It will keep in the fridge for up to 2 days. The addition of lime/vinegar means it should keep it's green colour longer than guacamole.


Calories: 84kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 267mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 113IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword avocado dip, avocado salsa, fresh avocado dip


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