Green dip with darker green herb flecks, topped with cayenne pepper and garnished with parsley sprigs. White bowl with blue stripe. Multi-colored tablecloth.

Guasacaca (pronounced “wah-sah-cah-cah”) is the Venezuelan version of guacamole that includes vinegar along with the zing of citrus.

Smooth and creamy, this could be your new go-to dip or even salad dressing! And it’s oh-so-satisfying and ready in minutes using familiar ingredients.

Yes, eating healthy can be all these things. 


  • 3 ripe avocados, peeled and cut into pieces 
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped 
  • ¼ cup white onion, chopped 
  • 1/3 green bell pepper, seeded/cut in large chunks 
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded/deveined/chopped (or sub more green pepper to make ½ cup total) 
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves 
  • 1 Tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley 
  • 1-2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 
  • ½ cup neutral-flavored oil, like grapeseed
  • 1-2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • Optional garnishes: cayenne/crushed chili flakes/nutritional yeast flakes 


  1. To a blender or food processor, add avocado, garlic, onion, peppers, herbs. With machine on, add oil in a small stream, followed by smaller amounts of lime juice and vinegar.  
  2. Add pinches of salt/pepper and adjust acid level to taste. Process further to evenly incorporate all ingredients and ensure a smooth texture. 
  3. Put in serving bowl and garnish. Serve with chips, crackers (seed-based or other favorite) or crudités.