How to Make a Guacamole Grinch Food Dip

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Looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the holidays? Why not try making this easy guacamole grinch food recipe. This dish is perfect for any Christmas party, Grinch day, Dr. Seuss Day, and it’s sure to be a hit during read across America Week.. It also tastes delicious, and your kids will have fun making this simple and creative party food. In this blog post, we will show you how to make this delicious recipe that could be used as a Grinchmas food recipe. So get ready to celebrate with some guacamole grinch food. Check out other fun Dr. Seuss Activities for kids here.

Ingredients needed to make a Guacamole Grinch Food Dip:

4 avocados 

15-20 cherry tomatoes diced (depending on size)

3 tablespoons of guacamole spice mix (we used Epicure Guacamole Dip Mix)

2 green stuffed olives

2 black kalamata olives

Juice of half a lemon

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How to Make this Grinch Guacamole Dip

Start by cutting all avocados in half and remove pits. Then take a spoon and slide it gently between the skin of the avocado to separate it from the flesh. 

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Once all avocado pieces have been properly skinned, mash them with a fork or blend in a food processor.

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Add the juice of half a lemon to your avocado mash and combine well. This is a very important step because the lemon juice will prevent the avocado from turning brown.

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Next, add the Guacamole Spice pack. NOTE: It’s important to use a guacamole spice as to not change the color of the guacamole mix. If you add tomatoes and onions to your guac mix or even salsa as I’ve seen in some recipes, your Grinch will change colors.

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If you can’t find a package of guacamole spice mix, try making your own with a mix of sea salt, ground pepper, garlic powder, dried red bell pepper, chilli flakes, onion powder, ground cumin and paprika.

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Chop the tomatoes into small pieces.

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Cut Kalamata olives in thin strips lengthwise. You will be adding these slices to form the grinch’s mouth.

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Place your guacamole mixture in the centre of your plate and shape into a grinch face. 

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Add the Kalamata olives in thin strips to form the Grinches mouths shown below.

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Add two green olives for eyes making sure the red peppers are visible.

Complete the Grinch’s facial features by adding two slices of the black olives for eyebrows and a triangle diced tomato for his nose.

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Place a pile of round tortilla chips at the top of Grinch’s head followed by your diced cherry tomatoes in the shape of Santa’s hat.

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Don’t forget to put one chip to mimic a pompom at the end of the hat. 

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What to dip with Guacamole?

Serve your guacamole dip with chips or crackers. You can also add carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, or any veggies you would like. This recipe make the perfect grinch food – Guacamole dip!

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Christmas is the perfect time to make fun and festive food like this Guacamole Grinch Food Recipe. Another Creative Christmas activity that is Fun to make is this Elf on the Shelf Raisin Box for your kids to gift to their friends. We also LOVE Dr. Seuss and we Love Dr Seuss Crafts such as this fun Red Fish Blue Fish Craft ideas. Here is a Cat in the Hat Hat free printable headband to help celebrate March 2nd, Dr Seuss’ Birthday, and a free Grinch SVG to use to make cricut crafts. This fun Cat in the Hat handprint craft is perfect for your young toddler or preschooler. This Thing 1 and Thing 2 craft comes with a free printable template.