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Tropical Guacamole Recipe

We are back to tailgating season and I am a gal that’s over-the-moon with happiness.

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You all know that I love my football, but let’s face it. The real thing I love about tailgating season is the actually tailgating.

The food. The drinks. The excitement of a game that the home team could win.

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I look forward to the weekends so much more because of it all.

To me, tailgating wouldn’t be complete without one thing (and no, I’m not talking about beer.

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Guacamole.

Yes, guacamole. That one dip that I would write odes to if I knew how to compose music.

It’s the one food that I will tell you over and over again, without fail, is my absolute favorite food in the entire world.

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I will never get sick of it, even if I am eating the same guacamole recipe for years.

However, why limit us to just one guacamole recipe?

With this new twist on guacamole, I am taking you to the tropics.

When I was in the Caribbean last year, I loved savoring all the tropical drinks while on the cruise.

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I was eating pineapple, mango, and any other fruit I could get my hands on for breakfast.

To me, that combination of flavors is just like a sunset in your mouth. A sunset on the beach with endless warm waters, as far as the eye can see.

So I took those flavors and I put them in guacamole. Avocado is such a supple ingredient; it lends itself well to savory and sweet flavors.

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So loading up this guacamole with papaya, mango, and pineapple really makes the avocado come alive.

There’s a little bit of spice from jalapeño and zing of acid from lime juice as well, to help balance it all out.

When you load it up on a salty tortilla chip, BOOM. It’s the one dip you won’t get tired of making all season long.

Happy eating, my friends!

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Tropical Guacamole Recipe

Meghan Yager
Tropical guacamole is a way to escape to the islands, but without that pricey plane ticket. A combination of pineapple, papaya, mango, and coconut makes this dip sweet and savory. It’s an ideal snack or a killer topping for chicken and carnitas tacos!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 249 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 Avocado peeled and pitted
  • 1/4 Red Onion diced
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Cilantro
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon Coconut Water
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1 Jalapeño seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup Diced Pineapple
  • 1/2 cup Diced Papaya
  • 1/2 cup Cubed Fresh Mango

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, mash avocado until desired consistency for guacamole.
  • Stir in onion, cilantro, lime juice, coconut water, garlic, jalapeno, pineapple, papaya, and mango.
  • Serve immediately with tortilla chips.

Nutrition

Calories: 249kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 3gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 12mgFiber: 10gSugar: 8g
Keyword Avocados, Dips, Easy, Fruit, Game Day Grub, Guacamole, Mangoes, No Cook, Papayas, Party Food, Pineapples
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