Easy Texas Guacamole that tastes just like the tableside guacamole at Uncle Julio’s, one of the best Tex Mex restaurants in Dallas, Texas.

If you’re a fan of Tex-Mex food, this fresh homemade guacamole recipe is healthy, delicious, and can be made in just a few minutes.

Easy Texas Guacamole - Uncle Julio’s Copycat Recipe

Easy Texas Guacamole – Uncle Julio’s Copycat Recipe

Easy Texas Guacamole: Your New Favorite Healthy and Homemade Recipe

Do you love tableside guacamole at your favorite Mexican restaurant? If so, you’re in for a treat because we’re about to share an easy Texas guacamole recipe that will blow your taste buds away!

One of our favorite restaurants in Texas is Uncle Julio’s. This Tex-Mex favorite began in Dallas many years ago and was THE Dallas hot spot in the 1990’s! We always had to order their frozen swirl margarita (half margarita and half sangria) and the made-fresh tableside guacamole. 

Still to this day, Uncle Julio’s is one of my favorite restaurants for amazing Tex-Mex dishes. Over the years, I watched them make the tableside guacamole so many times that eventually this small town Oklahoma girl learned how to make a similar copycat version at home. I’m sharing my homemade version today! 

Homemade Texas Guacamole Recipe

Uncle Julio’s Copycat Recipe for Texas Guacamole

Avocado lovers will enjoy this easy Texas style guacamole recipe. It’s the perfect blend of creamy, tangy, and spicy flavors. Made with simple, fresh ingredients, it’s a healthy and delicious appetizer or snack that will impress your guests who have never been to Texas!

You’ll need these Ingredients:

  • avocados
  • garlic cloves
  • Roma tomatoes
  • white onions
  • lime
  • cilantro
  • jalapeños (optional)

Holy guacamole, this is so good! Scroll down below to print the recipe instructions.

Easy Texas Guacamole ingredients in bowls.

Quick Tips for Texas Guacamole

  • JAZZ IT UP – To make your guacamole extra special, try adding some roasted corn or crumbled queso fresco cheese.
  • CUSTOMIZE IT – If you’re making tableside guacamole, you can adjust the ingredients and seasoning to your guests’ preferences. Some people prefer a mild guac, while others like it hot!
  • MAKE IT HEALTHIER – For a healthier version, serve your guacamole with sliced veggies (like carrots, cucumbers, or bell peppers) instead of chips.
Guacamole in bowl with tortilla chips on a plate around it.
Easy Texas Guacamole – Uncle Julio’s Copycat Recipe


Is guacamole healthy?

Yes, guacamole is very healthy! Avocados are packed with healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Just make sure to enjoy it in moderation as it’s still high in calories.

Can I make guacamole ahead of time?

Yes, you can make guacamole ahead of time, but it’s best to do so no more than a few hours before serving. To prevent browning, follow the tips mentioned above.

How can I make my guacamole smoother?

If you prefer a smoother guacamole, you can use a food processor or blender to puree the avocado before adding the other ingredients.

Texas Guacamole Recipe in a bowl with chips

There you have it, folks! Whether you’re having a party, a potluck, or just a casual movie night at home, this Texas guacamole is sure to be a hit. And if you’re a fan of Uncle Julio’s tableside guacamole, now you can make it at home anytime you want. 

Go ahead and give this recipe a try, and let us know how you like it! Remember, when life gives you avocados, make guacamole!

Easy Texas Guacamole

This homemade Texas guacamole recipe is not only healthy, but it’s also a copycat of Uncle Julio’s famous tableside guacamole. And the best part? You can make it in just a few minutes!
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Yield: 4 people
Author: Amy Locurto


  • 2 large avocados
  • 2 garlic cloves diced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes diced
  • ½ cup diced white onions
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeños optional


  • Cut the avocados in half, then half again so you have 4 slices. Remove the pit, and peel the skin off the flesh then place into a bowl.
  • Mash the avocado with a fork until it’s smooth, but still a little chunky.
  • Add the diced garlic, diced tomatoes, diced onions, lime juice, cilantro, and jalapeños (if using) to the bowl with the mashed avocado.
  • Mix everything together until well combined.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with additional cilantro and jalapeño slices if desired.
  • Guacamole Tips and Variations:
  • If you like your guacamole a little spicier, add more jalapeños or even some diced serrano peppers.
  • To make this guacamole even healthier, you can add some diced bell peppers, corn, or black beans.
  • You can also add a pinch of cumin or chili powder for extra flavor.
  • To keep your guacamole from turning brown, place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the guacamole and press down to remove any air bubbles before storing it in the fridge.
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Recipe Video

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, avocado, dip, guacamole, Healthy, party food, Snack, tex-mex
Calories: 177kcal


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 597mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 419IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg

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