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Pomegranate Guacamole

This Pomegranate Guacamole is a festive twist on the traditional recipe. It’s the perfect appetizer for any gathering or party and goes perfect with plantain chips, carrots or tortilla chips. It’s vegan, gluten-free and paleo. 

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


  • 4 medium ripe avocados, pitted and diced
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate arils/seeds
  • 1 large jalapeño, seeds removed and diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 1/2 limes, juiced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. Cut the avocados in half lengthwise. Remove the seed. Scoop out the flesh with a spoon and transfer to a medium bowl.
  2. Add the lime juice, red onion, cilantro, and jalapeño. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Using a fork, roughly mash the avocado until either smooth or chunky consistency. Whichever consistency you prefer. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. 
  3. Carefully stir in 1/4 cup of the pomegranate arils/seeds. Transfer to a serving bowl and add the rest of the pomegranate arils to the top of the guacamole for a beautiful presentation. 
  4. Serve immediately with plantain chips or veggies and enjoy!
  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer/Dip
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Gluten Free

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