Sunday, July 1, 2012

Pineapple-Black Bean Guacamole

I've never met a guacamole I didn't like.

Until I tried this recipe.  And now, no other guacamole can hold a candle to this one.

Yeah, it's that good.  I mean really.

I first sampled it on our Memorial weekend lake excursion.  The lovely hostess had found the recipe in her Better Homes and Gardens magazine!

Thank goodness for technology that scans and prints.

And really lovely hostesses that make copies and good food.


We had a BBQ to attend this weekend, and I knew exactly what to bring....

Pineapple-Black Bean Guacamole
~Better Homes and Gardens, May 2012~

2 medium avocados (halved, seeded, and peeled)
1/4 cup bottled green salsa (salsa verde)
1 Tbsp. sour cream
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh pineapple or canned crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 cup canned black beans (rinsed and drained)
1 fresh jalapeno pepper (seeded and minced)
2 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp. minced garlic
1 Tbsp. lime juice
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese to sprinkle on top
additional cilantro to garnish
tortilla chips

In a large bowl, mash avocados.  Stir in salsa and sour cream until combined.  Add all other ingredients, stirring well.  Cover and chill for two hours or until ready to serve.  Sprinkle cheese on top and garnish with cilantro.  Serve with tortilla chips.  Makes 18 (2 Tbsp.) servings.

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Just a warning....

You might eat the entire bowl by yourself.  

Be prepared for an intervention. Or a fight - if someone tries to snatch the bowl from you.

Don't say I didn't warn you.

Linking up with Vintage Wanna Bee, Little Becky Homecky, The Winthrop Chronicles, 33 Shades of Green, The Sasse Life, The NY Melrose Family, Foodie Friday, Easy Natural Food annnnd....

 Mrs Happy Homemaker


  1. Sounds like a good combination - I would never have thought of adding pineapple.
    I found you via Melt in Your Mouth Monday. I linked up a simple egg salad sandwich filling.

    Have a super week.

    1. Thanks for taking the time to visit Carole's Chatter and comment. Comments are great to get.

  2. I want to eat that.... while drinking a jumbo margarita... or two. I will have to try that recipe!

    1. HA! Yes, try it with as many margaritas as possible!

  3. whaaaaaaat -- pineapples in guac??? can you taste them?? i don't really like pineapple but i am intrigued!

  4. Yea I am definitely intrigued, sounds like an interesting combo, but I might just have to try this for our BBQ on Wednesday

  5. Yep, I am making this and not sharing it with anyone!! It will hide safely in the back of my fridge!!

  6. That sounds amazing! My favorite salsa is pineapple mango... sounds like they'd be quite the pair!

  7. i might have to try this printing now ;)

  8. Pineapple? Wow, I'd never have thought to put it in guac. Then again I'd never thought to put it on pizza but that is pretty good too!

  9. This looks fantastic, Im going to have to pin this for future use for sure. We absolutely love guacamole in my house (my 2 year old daughter asks for "amoy" at just about every meal) but Ive never seen a recipe this complex and with such great flavour combos. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Totally have to try this. We are big guac lovers :)

  11. I don't feel passionate about guacamole one way or the other, but Danavee, your guac is SPECTACULAR!!!

  12. I'm a guacamole fan too.....never come across this combo before, but it sounds fantastic! I'm hosting a weekly link up over summer specifically for salads of all types, every Sunday! I would love you to come and post this recipe. Just stop by my blog on Sunday - the link will be up!

    I hope to see you there:)

  13. Found you on Six Sisters! I guacamole! I really like this spin! I'm going to try this out for sure!

  14. Sorry I meant to say I adore guacamole!

  15. I love it a guacamole with a lot of flavor surprises. Thanks for sharing it on foodie friday.

  16. We LOVE guacamole and this recipe looks amazing! Can't wait to try this! Thanks for joining us for "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". We loved having you and hope you'll be back soon! -The Sisters

  17. I have featured your guacamole this week! I have tweeted it, pinned it and shared it on my Facebook page. It will be featured on Summer Salad Sundays this coming Sunday. Thanks for linking up and I hope to see you again soon!

  18. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this recipe and I will be using it! Thanks for sharing!


  19. found your blog via Find and Follow Friday over at Me + The Moon! I'm obsessed with guacamole so I'll definitely be trying this recipe this week. thanks for sharing :)