La Sandia’s Guacamole Sur from Mexico's 10 Most Popular Guacamole Recipes for Cinco de Mayo (Slideshow)

Mexico's 10 Most Popular Guacamole Recipes for Cinco de Mayo (Slideshow)

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La Sandia’s Guacamole Sur

Manny Flores, director of operations at Richard Sandoval’s La Sandia in Santa Monica says grasshoppers or “chapulines” are very common in Mexican cuisine. Walk in any food or farmers market and you’ll see many kinds of insects from grasshoppers to agave worms and ant larva. “We decided to highlight the grasshopper in our guacamole because they are very common in the south of Mexico.”  The all natural, sun-dried grasshoppers are tossed with dried chili and salt to add to their flavor.  They add spice, earthy tones, and texture to foods and as toppings.

Click here to get the recipe for your Cinco de Mayo celebration!