Learn how to set up a DIY guacamole bar. Perfect for a party, where every guest gets to make their own customized serving of guacamole!

DIY Guacamole Bar: Let your guests load up on lots of toppings.

What’s more crowd-pleasing than guacamole?

Totally customizable guacamole, that’s what!

Different people like different things in their guacamole.

With this “guacamole bar” idea, you can please all of your party guests – including the guy who thinks cilantro tastes like soap and the girl who loves her guac tongue-scorchingly spicy.

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How to assemble a DIY guacamole bar: Add lots of delicious toppings to guacamole. Each party guest can make their own!

How To Prepare a DIY Guacamole Bar

  1. Make a big batch of “basic” guacamole. Recipe below.
  2. Prep a variety of toppings/mix-ins, offering your guests options for making a create a totally customized guacamole.
  3. Provide each guest with a bowl to mix their guacamole – or at least a separate plate. This can get messy!

Assemble a DIY guacamole bar: A basic guacamole recipe plus lots and lots of topping options. Click through for details!

Guacamole Bar Toppings Ideas

Here are some toppings/mix-in ideas for your DIY guacamole bar:

  • Fire-roasted corn
  • Chopped jalapeno or serrano pepper
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Chopped red onion
  • Grape halves (trust me on this one!)
  • Pomegranate arils
  • Fresh lime
  • Roasted garlic
  • Cilantro
  • Hot sauce
  • Worchestershire sauce

DIY Guacamole Bar: Give your party guests plain guacamole, and have them add a bunch of delicious ingredients to customize their dip!

Get creative and have fun. The sky is the limit when it comes to marrying guacamole with unique toppings!

Create a totally unique guacamole with a DIY guacamole bar. Click through for ideas.


Toppings and mix-ins for a DIY guacamole bar. Click through for recipe!