MY HUSBAND'S Aunt Marilyn gave me this recipe years ago. I have tasted a lot of fruit dips, but this is the best, especially when all the fresh summer fruit is available.
I also have doubled the recipe and used it as a delicious filling between lemon or orange cake layers.
-Jane Mason, Galesburg, Illinois
SINCE guacamole is a favorite in this area with its emphasis on Mexican food, I decided to create my own recipe.
I serve it as a dip for chips, with baked chicken or to top off a bed of lettuce.
-Virginia Burwell, Dayton, Texas
“This recipe originally called for 13 ingredients, but I found a much faster way to make these tasty treats,” writes Kathy Morgan from Oceanside, California. Since they're toasted in the oven instead of a deep fryer, they're healthier, too.
“I got this recipe from my mother years ago, and my own kids and grandkids love it,” writes Wanda Zacher from Oroville, Washington. “Now, I often double the ingredients and take it along on family picnics.”
TIP: This spread also tastes great on crisp celery sticks.
"Every time we sit down and watch a football game, my husband expects a bowl of this to be on the coffee table," writes Glenda Ardoin from Hessmer, Louisiana. Chopped tomatoes and sweet red pepper add color and crunch to this guacamole.
It’s hard to believe meatballs this juicy, flavorful and tender could be low in fat and calories—and sized just right for two. Thanks to our Test Kitchen for a zesty meal mainstay that can double as an appetizer.