Celebrate National Guacamole Day with Best Mexico Resort Recipes

Celebrate the foodie holiday with these fun takes on traditional guacamole that take the dish to the next level.

Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Spice up your typical guacamole with these three recipes from Fairmont Mayakoba.

PEPITA GUACAMOLE

INGREDIENTS

  • Avocado 2pz
  • Onion10g
  • Cilantro 3g
  • Serrano Pepper 2g
  • Lime Juice 10 ml
  • Cotija Cheese 3g
  • Salt 2g
  • Cherry Tomato 2pz
  • Pepita 3 g

BEET GUACAMOLE

INGREDIENTS

  • Avocado 2pz
  • Onion 10g
  • Charred Roasted Beet Root 5g
  • Cilantro 3g
  • Lime Juice 10 ml
  • Salt 2g
  • Goat Cheese 3g
  • Caramelized Pecan 3g 

POMEGRANATE GUACAMOLE

INGREDIENTS

  • Avocado 2pz
  • Onion 10g
  • Mint 3g
  • Lime Juice 10 ml
  • Cotija Cheese 3g
  • Salt 2g
  • Pomegranate 5g
  • Basil 3g

For all of the above recipes, mix guacamole base ingredients well including avocado, lime juice, salt, onion and cilantro to create your preferred consistency. From there, mix in larger toppings and finish with garnishes.

LA PAZ (Baja California Sur, Mexico)

La Paz combines an authentic Mexican ambiance with the high-quality services expected from a world-class beach destination. Tucked away on the eastern side of the Baja California Sur, an approximately two-hour drive to the north of Cabo San Lucas. La Paz is ideally situated along the peaceful waters of the Sea of Cortez, one of the most diverse bodies of water on the planet and named “the world’s aquarium” by renowned French marine biologist Jacques Cousteau.

Celebrate National Guacamole Day with La Paz’ Sea Side Bar Wine & Grill’s twist on a classic. Avocado Plus is a take on guac that can be enjoyed as an appetizer or meal. In this recipe, you will fill half an avocado with chopped shrimp and onions then top it with cheese and bake. Yum!

Avocado Plus Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Avocado
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups shrimp
  • 1 cup manchego cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil

DIRECTIONS

  • In a warm frying pan, add olive oil and onion
  • Stir until brown, then add shrimp, garlic powder, salt and pepper
  • Stir to combine
  • Half avocado and remove the pit
  • Fill with shrimp mixture, add manchego cheese on top
  • Bake for 10 minutes until cheese is melted

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun’s Avocado Toast

Grand Residences is a boutique resort found along the coast of Puerto Morelos, about half an hour outside of Cancun. The location and amenities offered by the resort create the ideal secluded private beachfront escape. This National Guacamole Day, future guests can recreate the tropical resort’s take on a popular treat, Avocado Toast.

  • Ingredients:
  • 80 grams Avocado pulp with lime
  • 4 slices of Brioche bread
  • 50 grams unsalted Butter
  • 10 grams Coriander
  • 30 grams Almond slides
  • 4 boiled Eggs
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Procedure:
  1. In a pan, put butter to heat and toast the bread on both sides and toast the almonds.
  2. Spread the avocado pulp with lime on the slice of bread.
  3. Add the sliced ​​almond and pomegranate seeds on top of the avocado pulp.
  4. Place the boiled egg and garnish with coriander or parsley.

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