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National Guacamole Day: Recipes to Try and Where to Celebrate

Use a green Sharpie to mark your calendar or set an alert on your phone. September 16 is National Guacamole Day, and you don’t want to miss this unofficial culinary holiday! Here are a few delicious ways to celebrate.


In a mere five minutes you can make this delicious breakfast sandwich, complete with crisp bacon, eggs cooked to your preference and, of course, some green stuff. Not a fan of brioche buns? Try it on toasted sourdough bread instead.

If you’re counting calories, you can’t go wrong with this healthy breakfast pizza packed with protein and bursting with flavor.

Lunch or Dinner

Grab your favorite coworkers or that someone special and head to a nearby Mexican restaurant. Chances are any of them will be serving some amazing avocado dishes on this all-important day. Not sure where to go? Try one of these eateries.

The menu here offers upwards of 10 varieties of guacamole, including Exotic Mango and Fried Golden Bacon.

Prepared tableside and served with piping hot tortilla chips, El Cholo has perfected the art of mashing avocado and melding flavors.

The Spicy Crab Guacamole here offers a modern, upscale twist on this traditional Mexican dish.

Grilled guac on a skirt steak taco with a side of corn on the cob? Yes, please!

Late-Night Snack

Coconut crème and a splash of rum bring this Piña Colada Guacamole to life. Or, if you prefer something with more of a kick, grab a bottle of Don Julio and try this Tequila recipe.

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