Great Guacamole Recipes for Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

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Need something delicious for your fiesta? Try these tasty recipes

Try These Great Guacamole Recipes!

As you’ll see from the recipes on this list, guacamole is far from basic. Sure, we have a few simple versions, but we also happened to have gathered some very hearty and deliciously diverse dips that will surprise and delight partygoers. In fact, we are sure that if you make a few of these for your fiesta, your guests won’t want the party to end!

5-Minute Guacamole Recipe

 5-Minute Guacamole Recipe
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This guacamole features fresh salsa and can be made in just five minutes. 

 

Blue Cheese Guacamole

Blue Cheese Guacamole
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Blue cheese and avocado make for a truly delicious union that, as any fan of the Cobb salad understands, is not as odd as it sounds. Try to use the best stuff you can find at the cheese counter, such as Roquefort, Cabrales, or Danish blue, but even the pre-crumbled blue cheese you can find in any grocery store will be delicious.

Deep Fried Guacamole

Deep Fried Guacamole
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We all know chips and guac taste good together, and this recipe makes the best out of both by deep-frying them together.

Edamame Guacamole Recipe

Made with avocado and edamame, this guacamole variation is both creamy and fresh. Serve with raw vegetables, like celery, carrots, and radishes, for dipping or alongside baked pita chips as a healthy snack or appetizer.

Fresh Guacamole

Fresh Guacamole
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Here is a basic recipe that will serve as a solid foundation for you to play around with some of the variations above. And as the name suggests, it's best made fresh and served immediately.

Grilled Corn and Poblano Guacamole

Because this is such a substantial guacamole, chef Rick Bayless likes to serve it less as a dip for chips and more as an accompaniment to smoky grilled shrimp, chicken, fish, or pork. (You’ve already got the grill hot, so you might as well use it as much as possible.) This recipe comes from Negra Modelo.

Guacamole Dip

Feel good about snack time with this simple creamy dip. Blend fresh avocados with cottage cheese for a healthy dip that satisfies your cravings, but is also full of good-for-you fats and some protein as well.

Receta Guacamole

Receta Guacamole
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Step up simple homemade guacamole with sautéed chorizo, which adds peppery, savory notes. Use fresh chorizo sausages and remove the casings before crumbling on the stovetop. Strain and save the slightly spicy orange chorizo cooking oil as a dipping oil for crusty Italian bread or as a finishing oil. This is literally a “double dipper!”

Simple Guacamole Recipe

Simple Guacamole Recipe
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Fresh tomatoes, cilantro, and avocados are the key to a flavorful guacamole. Lime juice helps slow the browning process and adds bright citrusy notes as well.

Sun-Dried Tomato Guacamole Recipe

Sun-Dried Tomato Guacamole Recipe
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For a twist on traditional guacamole, try this recipe that features sun-dried tomatoes and green chiles. 

Kefir Guacamole

Kefir Guacamole
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Add kefir, a slightly tangy fermented milk drink popular in Eastern Europe, to guacamole for extra vitamin D, calcium, and a hit of live and active cultures. Serve this guacamole as a dip with vegetables or chips, or spread it on sandwiches instead of mayonnaise. Recipe courtesy of Lifeway.