Guacamole Wonton Cups

Guacamole Wonton Cups

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner. February 6th to be exact. Green Bay Packers versus Pittsburgh Steelers. My last blog post was dedicated to my godmother. It’s only natural I dedicate this post to my godfather. The Pittsburgh Steelers are my godfather’s favorite sports team of all time. He’s a fanatic. His still regularly wears his Steelers hat I gave him for Christmas twenty years ago. I’ll be rooting for your team, Joe, and thinking of you this Super Bowl Sunday. If you’re not into football or don’t care for Super Bowl, these easy, entertaining appetizers are great for any occasion.

WONTONS: You might be able to find gluten-free wonton wrappers at a natural health food store or online but if you can’t, you can make your own. Here is a simple recipe for Gluten-Free Homemade WontonsHappy Super Bowl!

Guacamole Wonton Cups
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 8 store-bought wonton wrappers
  • ½ avocado, finely chopped (about 2 ounces)
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a mini-muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Gently press wonton wrappers into muffin cups. Bake for 7 minutes or until lightly golden.
  3. In a small bowl, combine avocado, tomatoes, chives, lemon juice and salt and mix well. To assemble cups, spoon in about 1 teaspoon of mixture. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

 

Comments

  1. says

    These look absolutely gorgeous, and I think there’s some combo here everyone would like!

    (I hope you submitted these pics to the photography sites)

    Hope your team wins!

    • says

      I was thinking exactly that: I do not care for the super bowl but man I do care for these cups! They are adorable and just so classy! Perfect really for any entertainment, sports included or not. Thanks for sharing this recipe Trish and have a great rest of the week!

    • says

      Thanks, Lisa. I take that as a huge compliment coming from you, the queen bee of all amazing apps. Thanks for reading :-) Happy Super Bowl.

      • says

        We have some major Steeler fan friends – so they’re ecstatic! Our team (the Patriots) aren’t there, but we’ll still be attending several Super Bowl parties and I love every one of these wonton cups! Way to add a sophisticated touch to football food :) Thanks, Trish and congrats on the Top 9!

        • says

          Your friends must be stoked for the Super Bowl then. Thanks for reading and commenting, Priscilla. Have a wonderful weekend and a great Super Bowl Sunday!

    • says

      Trish, these wonton cups are so bright and festive. There’s a flavor combination to suit everyone–I love that. I like them all but if I HAD to choose, I would go for the caramelized onion, gorgonzola and walnut ones. I can’t resist gorgonzola!

      Your photos are so sharp–they’re very nice to look at. :-)

      I hope you’re having a great week. :-)

  2. says

    These wonton cups look awesome! Im hosting a gathering on Superbowl Sunday but I have to admit until reading this I didn’t know who was playing! Ha… >.> oh well. I apologize to your grandfather (please don’t tell him I didn’t know).

    • says

      Don’t worry. I’ve been watching football games for how many years and I still don’t know the game well. Have fun!

  3. says

    hi Trish
    Wow, congrats on your top 9 today, its easy to see why it was picked, its beautiful!
    Those are some really great fillings for those cups, and you really could do so many others, what a wonderful idea. I hear the stars are aligned for Pittsburgh and Big Ben this year, everything is coming up 7′s for them, your godfather may have a very good day!
    Cheers
    Dennis

    • says

      You must be a Steelers fan being so close and all…or at least rooting for then, right Dennis? Have a great weekend Dennis. Thanks for reading :-)

  4. says

    I didn’t know what this was exactly but it looked so yummy and colorful, i had to click through. My number one is the avocado and grape tomato. Congrats on making the top 9

  5. says

    Hey Trish! CONGRATS! Fellow Top 9er. Ummm, is Super Bowl this weekend cause I’ve been too busy taking pictures of food and dropping things on the floor of my kitchen to notice. Ooopsie. These look awesome, I will have to impress the family with them!

  6. says

    Congrats on making the top 9, Trish! These 3 wonton cups are all fantsatic. Looove the carmalized onion and gorgonzola. I’m not big on football so my only excuse for taking part in Superbowl Sunday is the food!

  7. says

    I love your variations! Have you tried the wrappers for dessert? I just brush them with coconut oil, sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, and pop them in the over for a few. I bet they’d also be great stuffed with seasonal fruits and some ricotta.

  8. says

    I love the avocado + tomato grape ones. If I could, I’d have one right away. (Or rather two.) Oh, and I wouldn’t reject the Gorgonzola/caramelized onions/walnuts either :)

  9. says

    Umm….yum!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love all of these absolutely gorgeous ideas. What a fantastic and easy way to feed a bunch of people really quickly. Somehow around superbowl time football fans are always the hungriest and I love new ideas. Thanks for sharing these!

  10. says

    These look great! I love the idea of making cups with wonton wrappers!! We are planning a big birthday party for my sister-in-law this weekend, and I’d love to make these. :)

    • says

      Thanks for stopping by my blog. Hope you try them out and like them. They’re pretty easy to make. Happy birthday to your sis-in-law!

  11. says

    I love little wonton cups!! I made some a few weeks ago, but used a different filling. I’m so excited to have more fillings. The cups are so easy to make and I love the “crunch”. I’m all over these!! Nicely done, Trish, and congrats on the Top 9!

  12. says

    Trish I saw this picture on Top 9 and I was immediately drawn to the photo — I love that shot how the guac is practically spilling out of the photo into my mouth :) Absolutely breathtaking shot — actually all of these are! Blessed to know such talented people like you, have a great weekend!

    • says

      Thanks very much., Joy. Glad you like my photos. I really appreciate that coming from someone who takes AMAZING photos. Cheers!

  13. Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. says

    So glad you connected on twitter so i could find your site! Love it!

  14. says

    Wow do these wonton cups look & sound amazing. Though I currently have no plans to watch the super bowl, I kind of want to make these anyways. I’ll cheer for the Steeler’s though, just for your godfather who inspired this post. As a thank you, for such delicious recipes being posted :)

  15. says

    I love this idea and these combos sound right up my alley! Almost makes me want to go watch the Superbowl…I said almost. I’d probably just whip these up at home and eat them by myself while everybody else cheered for…whoever’s playing the football game.

    • Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. says

      So glad you connected on twitter so i could find your site! Love it!

  16. says

    Great minds… I was thinking of doing wonton cups as well. We’ve made them once before, using a Thai chicken salad filling that was made from pulled roasted chicken, scallions, sesame oil, fish sauce, lime juice, roasted peanuts, slivered cabbage, and a couple other things. Quite tasty and fun to eat. It was just my fiancée and I at the time, but I can imagine these going over well with a crowd! And you have some really delicious fillings here.

    Cheers,

    *Heather*

  17. says

    These are beautiful. I vote avocado/tomato but that’s just be, an avocado addict. I love that your grandfather is such a fan. Sadly our teams (giants and saints) are out but that may make the superbowl less celebratory.

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