Easy and tasty guacamole is a healthy snack
There’s always time for some guacamole.
Guacamole is a party staple, and even the worst-tasting batches are always delicious. Step up your guacamole game this summer with some different takes on the classic avocado-based dish. Make sure to get the freshest produce (fresh lime juice is way better than the bottled stuff) for amazing, healthy guac.
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Outdoor parties are right around the corner, which makes guacamole the perfect choice for this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme).
We put the Culinary Content Network to the test to come up with fun and wacky guacamole recipes, and here are some of the highlights:
- Mary Cressler of Vindulge mixes in freshly smoked bacon and tomatillos for meaty, smoky guacamole.
- Elizabeth Van Huffel of Local Savour steps outside of the box and brings us guacamole rolls: chip and guacamole dip all in one hand-held package.
- This week’s winner comes from Kristie Collado, Cook Editor at The Daily Meal, who brings us an easy, classic guacamole recipe that never gets old.
All of the recipes featured can be made at home for about $20 or less, excluding the cost of small amounts of basic ingredients such as butter, oil, flour, sugar, salt, pepper, and other dried herbs and spices.
Step up simple homemade guacamole with sautéed chorizo, which adds peppery, savory notes.
Gourmet Toast with Piña Colada Guacamole
Piña colada guacamole toast topped with colorful tomatoes puts standard avocado toast to shame.