4 Summer Guacamole Recipes July 20, 2020

by Jade Farhat Eat

Grab your tortilla chips and some avocados and get ready for some delish summer guacamole recipes! 

easy summer guacamole recipes

A perfect snack and appetizer – you can’t go wrong with the classic, fool-proof, creamy, and tangy guacamole. Get ready because we’re sharing 4 easy guacamole recipes perfect for summer. From fragrant basil and juicy roasted tomatoes to bacon (yes, bacon), and Greek yogurt – these recipes have you covered for all your guacamole needs this summer!

1. Classic Guac

So simple yet so delicious!

classic guacamole recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 Ripe Hass Avocados
  • Juice From 1-2 Limes
  • 1-2 Green Chile Peppers, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Finely Chopped Red Onion
  • Handful cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions:

  1. Halve and pit avocados, then scoop out flesh into a bowl. Roughly mash with a fork or potato masher, adding half the lime juice as you go.
  2. Add remainder of lime juice, chile peppers, red onion, and cilantro.
  3. Stir well and season to taste with salt and pepper.

 

2. Basil Guac

A Mexican classic dip with a little bit of Italian flavour mixed in. We bring you guac with basil. We know, it is a little ingredient add-in, but trust us, it elevates the flavour!

basil tomato guacamole recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 4 Ripe Hass Avocados
  • 1/4 Cup Finely Chopped Red Onion
  • 1 Garlic Clove, minced
  • Juice From 1 Lemon
  • 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Basil

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Toss halved tomatoes with olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Place tomatoes in a single layer on a lined baking sheet. Roast until soft, 12-15 minutes.
  4. Remove and set aside to let cool.
  5. Meanwhile, halve and pit avocados, then scoop out flesh into a bowl. Add red onion, garlic, and lemon juice.
  6. Use a fork or potato masher to gently mash ingredients together.
  7. Add basil and 3/4 of the roasted tomatoes. Gently fold together.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and top with remaining roasted tomatoes before serving.

 

3. Bacon Guac

Who says you can’t throw in some bacon into guacamole or anything for that matter? Throw some in and enjoy the saltiness of the bacon with the fresh avocado and veggies.

creamy avocado bacon guacamole recipes

Ingredients:

  • 4 Ripe Hass Avocados
  • Juice From 1 Lime
  • 1 Garlic Clove, minced
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1/4 Cup Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 6 Slices Cooked Bacon, crumbled
  • 3 Scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 Roma Tomato, diced

Instructions:

  1. Halve and pit avocados, then scoop out flesh into a bowl and mash with a fork or potato masher.
  2. Add lime juice and garlic. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper.
  3. Stir in feta cheese, bacon crumbles, scallions, and tomatoes.

4. Creamy Guac

Ever wanted to make your guac extra creamy? Try mixing in some greek yogurt. When guac and greek yogurt join forces, the results are insanely delicious and double-dip worthy.

creamy greek yogurt guacamole

Ingredients:

  • 1 Ripe Hass Avocado
  • 1/4 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 Cup Diced Red Onion
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Minced Jalapeño
  • 1 Teaspoon Lime Juice
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions:

  1. Halve and pit avocados, then scoop out flesh into a bowl and mash with a fork or potato masher.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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