The Best Basic Guacamole
Start off simple with this recipe that is not only a base for many of our other guacamoles, but also a perfectly enjoyable dip in its own right. Pounding all of your seasonings first releases their aromatics, enhancing the basic flavor of the avocados.
Chipotle-Orange Guacamole with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Smoky chipotle, fragrant orange zest, and crunchy pepitas add deep and earthy flavors to our basic guacamole in this recipe.
Guacamole with Sriracha
Score a touchdown with your guests by adding a squirt of the perennially popular hot sauce.
Guacamole with Fermented Chili Bean Paste
Fermented chili bean paste is best known as the base for mapo tofu, but its combination of spicy, salty, and tangy makes it an ideal candidate for amping up the flavors already present in guacamole. Like our sriracha version, making it is as easy as adding a spoonful or two and mixing.
Guacamole with Old Bay and Crab
The flavors of Maryland and Mexico meet in this Old Bay-inflected variety that gets extra chunk from the addition of jumbo lump crab meat.
Guacamole with Jicama and Mango
Cubes of crisp jicama and sweet mango are a festive and unexpected addition to this guacamole that combines a variety of textures and flavors.
Guacamole with Lots of Tomato
Adding a whole pint of tomatoes to your guacamole makes for a loose and chunky dip. Opt for a greenhouse-grown variety to get the best flavor in the middle of winter.
Guacamole with Roasted Tomatillos
Get your guacamole and salsa verde fix in one swoop by adding tomatillos, garlic, onion, and serrano pepper to the mix.
Guacamole with Charred Corn, Black Beans, and Scallions
Our chunky yet funky corn, black bean, and scallion guacamole packs the variety of textures you'll find in nachos right into a dip.
Guacamole with Blue Cheese and Bacon
The classic flavor combination in this blue cheese and bacon guac could not be more game day appropriate. Try it also as a topping on burgers or sliders.
Guacamole with Edamame and Sesame
Lost of bright greenery is incorporated into this East meets Wild West elaboration on our basic recipe. Soy sauce and sesame amp up the umami factor while shiso leaf provides an herbal note.
Guacamole with Roasted Garlic
Any recipe with a whole head of garlic in it is sure to separate out the fearful from the fearless. Serve this and you'll find out who has both the guts and the glory.
Guasacaca (Avocado Salsa)
Guasacaca is the Venezuelan answer to guacamole, but with a brighter, tangier flavor. Its smooth and saucy consistency also makes it a great multi-purpose condiment for grilled meats and finger foods.