If you thought guacamole couldn’t get any better, wait until you hear this: The basic ingredients of guacamole are Avocados From Mexico, salt, and lime juice — all of which are naturally gluten-free. But what if you want to amp up your gluten-free guacamole? Well, there’s good news there too.
Guacamole is one of the most versatile foods in the world and can host practically any ingredients you can imagine. So no matter what your favorite gluten-free ingredients are, they’ll fit right in with mashed avocado.
In other words, gluten-free guacamole is not only possible to make, it’s easy. Here are some tips to get you started.
Related: Need to swap out traditional spreads with something else? Try these tips for making avocado-based spreads.
Tortilla chips are not the only guacamole-transportation vehicles that can deliver scoops of fresh, creamy guac into your mouth. Add some crunch and color to the table by swapping tortilla chips for gluten-free dippers like:
Guacamole and fruits make a lively pair—maybe because avocados are a fruit as well! There are countless ways to mix and match guacamole with fruit.
Have you ever tried dipping slices of crisp apples into your guacamole instead of chips? If you want to add some fruit to the mix itself, start with pineapple or mango guacamole. For a festive feel, top your guac with raspberries or pomegranate seeds.
Embrace your inner carnivore! Experiment with gluten-free BBQ sauces, spice mixes, and cooking methods like grilling or stewing meats in a crockpot to find a texture you’ll love to sink your teeth into. Find a meat that fits your occasion:
Got a sweet tooth? Gluten-free guacamole can satisfy your sweet tooth with the right ingredients. Try mixing your favorite sweet sauces into your guac, like these:
Guacamole is easygoing — you can mix in just about any of the foods close to your heart and end up even more in love with guac than before. Get creative in the kitchen with your own gluten-free guacamole recipe!
Discover more inspiration on our guacamole recipes page.