Tropical Guacamole

2 servings
15 minutes cook time
Tropical Guacamole

Got a bunch of our tropical fruit laying around and need a new idea for how to use it? This recipe is the answer! Create your own tropical fruit guacamole for an easy snack or appetizer.

Who doesn’t love guacamole made with creamy avocado, zesty lime and spicy jalapeno? It’s a classic that never gets old. But sometimes we need to jazz up the usual for something extraordinary.

This recipe does just that with chunks of ripe, sweet fruit pocketed into the creamy dip. Chopped papaya, pineapple and mango are mixed together in a traditional guacamole to give it a sweet twist. The combo of sweet, spice and zest is too good to put your chips down!

The possibilities are endless when you combine fruit and guacamole - pomegranate guacamole, peach guacamole, starfruit guacamole - even passion fruit guac! Share your creations on social so we can all get more topical guacamole inspiration!

Tropical Guacamole Recipe

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Good for: kid-friendly, snacks, parties, appetizer, gluten-free, vegan
  • Difficulty: easy

Tropical guacamole is a fun way to use our exotic fruit. Plus, who doesn’t love classic guacamole? Mix the two together and you’ll discover a new favorite way to use our fruit!


  • 3 large avocados
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 seeded and minced jalapeno
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped papaya
  • ½ cup chopped mango
  • ½ cup chopped pineapple
  • ⅓ cup chopped green onion


  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Potato masher or fork
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Mixing bowl

Recipe Steps:

Prepare the tropical guacamole:

  1. In a mixing bowl add the avocado, lime juice, jalapeno, garlic and salt.
  2. Mix well with a potato masher or fork.
  3. Taste to adjust spice and seasonings as needed.
  4. Add the chopped papaya, mango, pineapple and green onions to the bowl and gently mix together.
  5. Transfer the tropical guacamole to a serving bowl and enjoy!

Serving Suggestions:

Serve the guacamole up with classic tortilla chips or change it up with pita chips, veggies or crackers.

Give the recipe a fun twist by serving it in a hollowed-out pineapple or papaya. It’ll give tropical guacamole a whole new vibe! Top with fresh cilantro and bon appetite!

If you give this recipe a fun twist with other exotic fruit, show us on social. The fruit + guac combo has endless possibilities!

Nutritional Information for One Serving:

  • Calories: 140
  • Total Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 200mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Total Sugars: 6g - Includes 0g Added Sugars
  • Protein: 2g
  • Vitamin D: 0mcg
  • Calcium: 20mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Potassium: 450mg

Don’t forget to show us how you’re making your tropical fruit guacamole on Instagram @FruitStandcom! Nothing makes us happier than when we see you enjoying your fruit. Each time you share your FruitStand experience, you’re supporting small farmers and helping other fruit geeks discover rare and delicious produce sustainably. Try even more avocado recipes from your FruitStand fam on our blog!

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