Basil Guacamole

A sweet twist on an old favorite!  Add fresh basil to your guacamole for a sweet summery taste – a bit of pesto and guacamole in one bite.

This guacamole is also great as a spread for wraps or sandwiches.

Basil Guacamole

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tomato diced
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (shredded or grated)
  • 1/2 small jalapeno (add the whole jalapeno if you like it hot!)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (more if preferred)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper (more if preferred)


  1. In a food processor, combine all ingredients.
  2. Process until smooth.
  3. Refrigerate for a least 1 hour to set.
  4. Enjoy with whole grain tortilla chips, crackers, or veggies.