Exceptional Guacamole Recipes for Your Perfectly Ripe Avocados
Pineapple-Black Bean Guacamole
For a guacamole recipe that truly turns heads, playing with ingredients is key. We love the savory and fruity combo of black beans and fresh pineapple mixed with mashed avocado. Green salsa gives this fresh guacamole recipe a saucier texture, making it a great topper for grilled chicken.
Test Kitchen Tip: Avoid the dreaded "avocado hand" injury by using our tips for cutting avocados with ease.
If you prefer chunky guacamole recipes, this is a winner. With a couple of extra ingredients, you can transform classic guacamole into a fruity dip worthy of your next get-together. Juicy pomegranate seeds and chopped papaya make every bite burst with tart and sweet tropical flavors.
For the Mexican-style guacamole taste you know and love, try our classic blend of fresh tomato and creamy avocado flavored with garlic, lime, and onion. Try preparing this guacamole recipe in a molcajete (Mexican version of a mortar and pestle) for a more authentic taste and experience.
What makes this guacamole great? It's got that classic flavor you know and love, plus it's super easy to prepare. Minced jalapeños add fire to each bite for one amazing spicy guacamole recipe. Complement the heat by dipping with sweet potato chips.
Test Kitchen Tip: Chile peppers have oils that can burn your skin and eyes. Wear gloves while cutting to protect yourself.
Roasted Pumpkin Guacamole
Cheese and Almond Guacamole
A pair of savory add-ins (creamy goat cheese and sliced almonds) makes this guacamole recipe stand bove the rest. The almonds add a light crunch while tangy goat cheese perks up the mild flavor of avocado. It's a unique take on guacamole that will have everyone asking for the recipe.
Yes, you can freeze avocados! If you have a few too many avocados to use before they go bad and know they'll turn into guacamole anyway, this make-ahead dip is perfect for you. Store the creamy dip in freezer bags for up to a month. Enjoy the classic dip with chips or try it with our recipe for pork tortas.
Hot and Chunky Guacamole
Studded with sliced jalapeño peppers, this spicy guacamole recipe isn't for the faint of heart. To cool things off and add a fun texture to the mix, we included shelled green peas. They bring a smidge of sweetness to the dip and blend perfectly with the avocados.
Smoky Pineapple Guacamole
Grilling pineapple and avocado slices makes all the difference in this guacamole recipe. The hint of smoky flavor takes the guacamole over the top. For an easy meal idea, try serving this chunky guacamole on top of shredded pork tacos.
Wasabi Ginger Guacamole
If you're a fan of Asian flavors, you'll flip for this spicy guacamole recipe. It's so easy to make, too! Just add wasabi powder and freshly grated ginger to classic guacamole, and get dipping. Serve it as the appetizer on your next Asian-inspired dinner night.
If you're one of those people that think cilantro tastes like soap, here's a guacamole recipe without cilantro for you. Take classic guacamole to new heights with the lightly sweet flavor of basil. Combined with tangy onion and zippy lime juice, it creates a layered, restaurant-worthy flavor that you can enjoy any day.
For a lively crunch in every bite, we added jicama (a Mexican root vegetable) to our guacamole recipe. The punch of two types of chile peppers (chipotle and jalapeño) and lush chopped mango adds pops of spicy sweetness. It's a great chip dipper, but also pairs deliciously with fish tacos.
Roasted Red Pepper Guacamole
For an easy guacamole recipe that rivals the traditional version, forget the mashing and leave it chunky. The bold texture is the perfect backdrop for smoky roasted peppers and a double dose of spice from jalapeño and cayenne.
Add a little coastal flair to your guacamole recipe with lime-zested crabmeat. The delicate shellfish beefs up the side and adds just the right amount of salty Gulf flavor. It's a 5-ingredient recipe that will impress everyone at your gathering.