Concerned About the Avocado Shortage for the Super Bowl? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Panic.

Don't worry, your beloved avocados aren't going anywhere!

You may have heard the recent rumors surrounding an avocado shortage due to shipping difficulties. Over the last few years, avocados have been in high demand. In fact, this past November there were approximately 70 million pounds of avocados shipped from Mexico! Here are 13 more things you didn’t know about avocado.

With this news, both football fans and guacamole enthusiasts have been concerned that there will be a scarcity of avocados for the Super Bowl. Fortunately, there is no need to worry. According to a press release from Avocados from Mexico, “fuel shortages are a non-issue so get the guacamole recipes ready.” There will be plenty of avocados available for the big game. Hello, bowls upon bowls of creamy guacamole!

How to Make Game Day Guacamole

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Homemade guacamole has become a staple party dish in many homes for Super Bowl Sunday. We got you covered with our top-rated homemade guacamole recipe. This recipe is filled with fresh ingredients like ripe avocados that add a creamy texture to the tip, while minced garlic and chopped onion add a blast of flavor. To balance it out, there is a hint of sweetness from the chopped tomatoes and a refreshing kick of lemon juice and fresh cilantro. Could it be the best-ever guacamole? We think so.

Pro tip: While you’re at it, why not go the extra mile and make your own tortilla chip? Try our recipe for herbed tortilla chips. 

More Ways to Love Avocado

Just because the teams for the Super Bowl are set, it doesn’t mean your party menu has to be. Here are a few new spins on avocado we think you’ll love.

Avocado Salsa

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Prefer a dip with some extra bite? Our favorite is this avocado salsa. This is chunky salsa is the absolute contrast to the famous smooth guacamole dip.

Pro tip: Ripe avocados have the most flavor. Here’s how to tell if your avocado is ready to eat.

Grilled Guacamole

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Change up your game and try our grilled guacamole, this variation gives a rich and smoky flavor. This recipe is super easy to make, even at the very last minute!

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