Guacamole is loaded with healthy fats from all those precious mashed avocados. But it's lacking a bit in protein. An average avocado only contains around 4 grams of protein—a lot less than other dips like hummus. But by adding a few ingredients to your favorite guacamole recipes, you're able to give it a major boost of protein.

The next time you make guacamole, make it the protein-packed kind by adding in everything from peas to spirulina. You might not even be able to taste the added high-protein ingredients, but these are the best some of the healthiest guacamole recipes to enjoy all summer long.

Mixing in a cup of peas with your avocados adds an extra 8 grams of protein. Surprisingly, it doesn't change the flavor too much—it just makes it extra green.

Like peas, white beans go essentially unnoticed in guacamole. It's an effortless way to up the protein, and you're getting 6 grams of protein per cup.

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