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9 guacamole recipes for all your taco-topping, chip-dipping needs

Maybe you like your guacamole traditional or maybe you like it with peas. We're not here to judge. We're here to give you amazing guacamole recipes. So go ahead, take a dip. Take as many dips as you want — like we said, we're not here to judge.

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How to keep guacamole green

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Perfect Guacamole with Pico de Gallo
Perfect Guacamole with Pico de Gallo
Daniel Alvarez / St. Regis Punta Mita, Mexico
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"I love this zesty guacamole recipe because it tells a story about Mexico's rich heritage," says the executive chef at The St. Regis Punta Mita in Mexico, who shared this recipe with TODAY Food. "Once the avocado base of the guacamole is complete, I finish the dish by topping it with fresh cilantro, shredded cotija cheese and homemade pico de gallo to represent the green, white and red colors of the Mexican flag."

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This classic guacamole recipe, with avocado, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and lemon or lime juice, comes together in a flash.

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Ultimate Guacamole Bar
Ultimate Guacamole Bar
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Go all out with your guac at your next party with a DIY toppings bar with cheese, pork rinds, corn, bacon, grilled pineapple and other guacamole accompaniments for guests to pile on their guac in whatever combos strike their fancies.

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Healthy Guacamole
Katie Lee from Food Network's "The Kitchen" joins TODAY Food to share ideas for a healthier Super Bowl spread. Gear up for game day with these three recipes that put a healthy spin on your favorite stadium-style snacks.
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The fat in avocados is the kind that's good for you, but if you're watching calories, try this recipe from Katie Lee. She cuts the fat content (and therefore the calories) in this guacamole without sacrificing the creaminess or fresh flavor.

La Ceiba Guacamole

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Make chunky guacamole for Cinco de Mayo

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Using mint rather than the more common cilantro gives this slightly sweet guacamole a refreshing twist.

Guacamole Dulce (Sweet Guacamole)
Juan Pablo whips up delicious guacamole for Cinco de Mayo
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Try something new by making your guacamole slightly sweet with passionfruit, jicama, pomegranate and coconut.

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Edamame Guacamole
Edamame guacamole
Maya Visnyei
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Edamame (soybeans) add protein to guac in this quick and easy spin on the classic dip recipe.

Curry Spiced Guacamole
Aarti Sequeira cooks up 30-Minute Fish Tacos with Garlic, Mint and Cumin Mayo
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TV personality Aarti Sequeira gives guacamole an Indian spin with the addition of spices like turmeric and cumin. Try the dip alongside Sequeira's 30-Minute Fish Tacos.

Olive Guacamole
Olive guacamole
Andrew Scrivani
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A combination of green and black olives, plus olive juice, gives a briny flavor to guacamole in this recipe from yoga instructor Tara Stiles. She loves the dip so much that she eats it for breakfast.

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