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Tropical Guacamole Recipe

Tropical Guacamole Recipe

Fresh pineapple stars in this fruity guacamole that sure hits the spot! Both kids and adults have enjoyed it as a poolside snack or as a satisfying appetizer at a summer barbecue. —Sarah White, Salt Lake City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:14 servings


  • 3 medium ripe avocados, peeled
  • 2 cups finely chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Tortilla chips


  • 1. In a small bowl, mash two avocados. Stir in the pineapple, tomato, jalapenos, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Coarsely chop remaining avocado; gently stir into guacamole. Serve with chips. Yield: 3-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 77 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2014

"Very good. Adding the pineapple was a good departure from traditional guacamole."

Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"This recipe is DEEELISH!!! It would also taste great on turkey burgers or in fish tacos. If you love cilantro then you'll love this recipe."

Reviewed Jul. 30, 2011

"I made this for a family get together, and it wasn't for everybody, but the people that liked it could not get enough! My husband could eat the whole batch!"

Reviewed Jun. 16, 2011

"So tasty and oh, so clever. I followed the recipe except for using just 1 jalapeno pepper. The only difficulty I had was in finely chopping the fresh pineapple. I did it by hand afraid to use the processor in case I turned it into juice."

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