Our Guacamole Recipe Favourites May 5, 2020

by Trisha Eat
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    Holy Guacamole…

    If you’re looking for a guacamole recipe that’s a little bit different, we’ve got four. To celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year, Chefs Mimi and Lizzie put their heads together to create the 4 best guacamole recipes.

    From a chunky classic to a bacon showstopper, we’ve got a guacamole recipe for every occasion. Give one of these guacamole recipes a go – and try something a little bit different.

    The Bacon Guacamole Recipe

    Ingredients:

    • 4 large ripe avocados, halved and seeded
    • 6 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
    • 1 lime, juiced
    • 1 glove garlic, minced
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp pepper
    • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper (more or less to taste)
    • 3 green onions, sliced
    • 1/4 cup- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
    • 1/2 roma tomato, diced

    Instructions:

    1. Spoon avocados into a medium bowl and mash together with a fork, leaving as chunky as you’d like.
    2. Add lime juice, garlic salt, salt and pepper, crushed red pepper, and combine.
    3. Then stir in feta cheese, bacon crumbles and green onion.

    The Creamy Guacamole Recipe

    Ingredients:

    • 1 ripe avocado, diced
    • ¼ cup Greek yoghurt
    • ¼ cup red onion, diced
    • 1 tablespoon coriander, chopped
    • ¼ cup tomatoes, diced
    • ½ teaspoon jalapeño, minced
    • 1 teaspoon lime juice
    • sprinkle of salt and pepper to taste

    Instructions:

    1. Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl.
    2. Mix to combine making sure not to mash up all of the avocado.
    3. Season with salt and pepper.
    4. Serve immediately with your favourite chips

    The Basil Guacamole Recipe

    Ingredients:

    • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • salt freshly ground pepper
    • 4 large, ripe avocados
    • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • ½ cup finely chopped basil

    Instructions:

    1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
    2. Toss the halved tomatoes with olive oil and a generous pinch of salt and pepper.
    3. Place tomatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for 15-20 minutes until the soft. (Depending on the size of your tomatoes, it may take less time- check on them around 10 minutes)
    4. Remove tomatoes from oven and let cool completely.
    5. Halve and pit the avocados, then place in a large bowl along with the red onion, garlic clove, lemon juice and pinch of salt and pepper. Using a fork or potato masher, gently mash the ingredients together, leaving a few chunks of avocado.
      Add in the basil and ⅓ of the roasted tomatoes and gently fold together.
    6. Spread the guacamole onto a platter or dish and top with the rest of the roasted tomatoes. Serve with vegetables, tortilla chips, pita chips or slathered on bread for yummy guacamole toast.

    The 3 Best Ways to Eat Guacamole

    Here are three of our favourite HelloFresh recipes that feature everybody’s favourite avo dip…

    Olé!