8 Guacamole Essentials You Need for Cinco de Mayo

You guac' this in the bag!

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April 30, 2021

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When it comes to celebrating Cinco de Mayo, a mouthwatering bowl of guacamole is a must-have. 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 eight 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!


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.

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Serve your guac and salsa in matching bowls. This affordable set looks expensive and heavy duty, but won't take up too much room in your cabinets.

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Whether you're stuck with an extra avocado, tomato or onion, these food savers will ensure nothing goes to waste. Simple pick the Food Hugger that fits your produce and stick it in the vegetable drawer in your fridge.

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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.

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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!

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This potato masher doubles as an avocado masher that's perfect for guacamole, especially if you prefer yours extra creamy.

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This quirky avocado-shaped bowl is a fun way to serve up your finished guac. It comes with a lid, but be sure to add some plastic wrap over top of your leftovers before storing them so they don't brown.

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If you prefer to have a ton of control over the texture of your guac, we recommend a mortar and pestle. It allows you to layer ingredients and flavors and you can control how chunky you want your avocado.

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