5 Guacamole Essentials You Need for Cinco de Mayo

You guac' this in the bag!

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April 30, 2019
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When it comes to celebrating Cinco de Mayo, a mouthwatering bowl of guacamole is a must-have. For one thing, a quarter of Americans (26%) say they can’t live without avocados, according to a survey funded by Avocados From Mexico. Whether you prefer classic guacamole or love to spice it up with mix-ins like juicy mangos and strawberries, this dip is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

To amp up your guac-making process, we’ve rounded up our top five products to help you pit, slice and stash your way to greatness. Choose your favorite (or favorites) from the list below and get ready to party!

From Amazon

BUY IT: Amazon, $9.99

Halve at it (see what we did there?) with this niffy three-in-one tool from OXO. Equipped with a knife, pitter and scooper, this handheld gadget allows you to cut through even the ripest of avocado skins, easily remove their stubborn pits and effortlessly spoon out their creamy center in just minutes.

From Amazon

BUY IT: Amazon, $28.99

Not only does this granite mortar make an eye-catching addition to any countertop, its naturally rough interior supplies the perfect surface for mashing all your guacamole ingredients together. If you love guac with a velvety, smooth consistency, this set is bound to be your new best friend!

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $14.95

The soft handle on this practical tool makes mashing avocados a breeze! You can even use the rounded head to slice open, and spoon out, their ripe flesh.

From Amazon

BUY IT: Amazon, $22.95

Set the mood for your fiesta by placing this playful serving bowl at the center of your table. Guests can even use the elongated spoon to scoop your flavorful guac on tortilla chips for a mess-free snack.

From Amazon

BUY IT: Amazon, $12.99

You won't need to worry about what to do with your leftover guacamole (if you even have any left!) thanks to this innovative, air-tight container. Simply transfer your guac inside and press down on the lid until it's snug to have your dip last for days. We don't know about you, but we're already excited about all those extra midnight snack opportunities!

Survey source: AFM - Always Worth It Survey (AFM, 2018)

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