Throughout history, the most forward-thinking individuals were told, time and time again, to pipe down. Naysayers and doubters never thought we’d generate our own electricity, go to the moon, or make guacamole with caviar. But we did. And it’s awesome.
Now is your chance to become a guacamole pioneer and to explore the great unknown. The only required ingredient of guacamole is mashed avocado — the rest is limited only by your imagination.
Related: Jax is all about trying unique guacamole ingredients. Check out the pickle guacamole recipe on his blog.
Get started with these five unique guacamole ingredients the world has yet to try.
Start your day off right with classic cereal and Avocados From Mexico. Corn chips, chocolate puffs, crispy rice, or bran flakes would all add a satisfying crunch and a unique flavor to your guac. Serving suggestion: Eat while watching cartoons in your PJs.
Doesn’t all great guacamole begin with passion? In this combination, the nutty, gentle demeanor of the avocado would balance out the passion fruit’s mouth-puckering, sour flavor.
We already know avocados are excellent camping snacks, but sprinkling trail mix into guacamole is a whole new adventure! With every bite, your yummy guacamole comes with a medley of surprises— sweet raisins, crunchy nuts, and bitter dark chocolate.
Pro tip: Can’t wait to try these recipes? If you’re avocado isn’t quite ripe, follow these steps to speed up the ripening process.
Do you take your coffee black, with cream, or … green? Try mixing crunchy espresso beans into your guacamole for an extra perk to your dip. To add a layer of sweetness, opt for chocolate covered espresso beans instead.
Crushing up salty pretzels and sprinkling them into your guacamole adds a whole new level of crunch without disturbing the flavor. Alternatively, use pretzel sticks or soft pretzels in lieu of tortilla chips with your favorite guac recipe — like this Classic Mexican Guacamole, for example.
These suggestions are just the beginning. What are you waiting for? There’s a big world of unique guacamole ingredients out there waiting to be explored.
For more avocado inspiration, check out our guacamole recipes page.