Guacamole: a staple of Mexican cuisine and an undisputed party favorite. It brings simple, fresh ingredients together to make a colorful, flavorful dip, sauce and topping. Everyone has a recipe they swear by, but when you’re faced with guacamole, you usually know what you’re in for. These 4 easy guacamole recipes, on the other hand, stand out from the crowd. We like them because they put a unique spin a classic without overcomplicating it.
1) This Jicama-Mango Guacamole recipe from Food & Wine introduces mango and jicama, both flavors that perfectly complement traditional guacamole.
2) Grapefruit Guacamole comes from Macheesmo and introduces a bold citrus presence that might forever change the way you view guacamole.
3) Sake Soy Guacamole from the Huffington Post puts an irresistible Asian spin on this Mexican dish.
4) Smashed Pea Guacamole from Food52 boasts a little extra sweetness – and greenness – thanks to fresh peas.
– Emma Stratigos