Recipes to Celebrate National Guacamole Day

Last Updated September 16, 2015

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day and National Guacamole Day, which both fall on September 16, by whipping up some guac. Throw together a few avocados with lemon juice, vine-ripe tomatos, red onion, cilantro and a dash of sea salt to make one of our favorite guacamole recipes from Edible Ojai. From a BLT-inspired dip to a sesame seaweed mix, here are some recipes we love.


Make this guacamole with chicken tinga mini tostadas or serve alongside tortilla chips.

BLT Guacamole

BLT Guacamole
A twist to traditional guacamole mirroring a good BLT sandwich.

Sesame Seaweed Guacamole

Serve this creamy, vibrant, mineral-rich dip with corn tortilla chips, alongside any summer grilled vegetables, or tucked inside fish tacos with a crunchy Asian slaw.

Guacamole for a Big Party

mexican dip platter with guacamole
The recipe for this chunky guacamole comes from KJ’s Caribe, a local favorite in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Owner K.J. Zumwalt is known for his sauces and salsas and the simplicity of this recipe...

Guaco Tacos with Corn, Cabbage and Bean Slaw

Guaco Tacos with Corn, Cabbage and Bean Slaw
IT'S TACO NIGHT IN THE NAKED SOUTH. This particular taco recipe plays into my slaw obsession. I love slaws and how simply you can change them up depending on what’s in season.