Looking for new ways to spruce up your guacamole (and be the hit of any party)? Try one of these unique takes on the classic avocado spread. Served with chips, pita bread or vegetables, guacamole is always a crowd pleaser and, well, with these twists on the usual guacamole, you’ll pretty much ensure your status as crowd pleaser numero uno.

3 Healthy & Unique Guacamole Recipes

Chipotle Crab Guacamole. At Mexican super-restaurant Dos Caminos, they offer a Jumbo Lump Crab-Chipotle Guacamole, which got us thinking… Why not stir crabmeat into our classic guacamole too? Well, we tried it and it’s Dungeness-ly delicious! Just buy prepared crab meat at your local market or fish counter and gently stir it in a mashed mixture of ripe avocado, diced fresh tomato and white onion, a dash of lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Want to take it to the next level, Dos Caminos style? Add a dollop of chipotle mayonnaise too.

Try this Avocado, Watercress & Cumin Salad Recipe too!

Shrimp & Lime Guacamole. We love shrimp and avocado salads so, we figured, why not turn this Italian summer staple into a delicious dip too? Mash ripe avocado and mix with diced purple onion. Squeeze in a few tablespoons of fresh lime juice and stir in diced, cooked shrimp. Serve with sturdy chips for a soon to be favorite!

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Char Grilled Guacamole With Corn. Spark that grill and get cooking to make this warm take on your favorite guacamole. Take pre-cooked corn on the cob (this is a great way to use leftovers!) and halved, pitted avocados and place them on a pre-heated grill until slightly browned. Scoop the avocados into a bowl and cut the corn off the cob. Mix with diced onion and or garlic powder and salt to taste.

Make this corn salsa recipe too!