Happy National Guacamole Day! 7 Crazy Delicious Ways To Celebrate
No matter where you stand on the green-pea guacamole debate, I bet you're interested in mashing up a few avocados in honor of National Guacamole Day today.
So grab a big bag of corn chips, some fellow guacamole enthusiasts, and try out a couple of these out-of-the-box (or satisfyingly traditional) recipes.
1. Feta, Pistachios, and Pomegranate
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Give your guac an unexpected (and pretty) twist with this Feta, Pistachio, and Pomegranate version.
2. Charred Corn and Queso Fresco
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Add more Mexican-inspired flair with charred corn and queso fresco.
3. Mango and Sriracha
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Spicy and sweet, this Mango and Sriracha Guacamole is all about bold flavors.
4. Thai Style
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This intriguing Thai Guacamole recipe stirs up the perfect combination of sesame, chili, ginger, and (duh) avocado.
5. Green Pea
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See what all the fuss is about with this protein-packed take on the original.
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Mix in basil for an Italian-influenced Pesto Guacamole. Perfect for slathering on toast or a wrap with some tomato.
If you're going to go traditional, make sure you do it right with this Ultimate Guacamole recipe.
Leah Vanderveldt is an author living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her bachelor’s in communications and media from Fordham University, and is certified in culinary nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is the author of two cookbooks: The New Nourishing and The New Porridge.
Vanderveldt is a former food editor at mindbodygreen and has previously worked for Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Australian Home Beautiful.