Thick cut, hickory smoked, maple roasted, you name it… bacon of any kind is a hit. And because of its salty, crisp composition, bacon is the perfect complement to a creamy bowl of fresh guacamole.
So let’s get shakin’ and start eatin’ bacon! Here are our five favorite bacon guacamole recipes.
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This recipe begins as a simple, yet stout guacamole made with onion, cilantro, and lime. But everything changes when the applewood bacon is added, bringing on a salty crunch to each chipful.
This bacon guacamole takes its inspiration from cotija cheese, a traditional hard Mexican cow cheese from the Michoacán region. And not only are there delicious crunchy crumbles of bacon, but the dip itself calls for rendered bacon fat to flavor the entire bowl.
Calling to mind summer days outdoors and a sunburst of flavors, this guacamole blends together the flavors of pale lager, hickory smoked bacon, jalapeños, and plum tomatoes. This guac is sure to show you what love is.
Pro-tip: Avocados are always in season, but be sure you know how to tell if your avocado is ripe.
This guacamole is comin’ in hot with garlic and two types of chile pepper. To balance out the heat, you’ll find the robust and creamy flavors of blue cheese and the salty punch of chunky bacon bits.
A chunky guac like nothing you’ve seen before, this guac starts with diced avocados and smoky poblano peppers. It uses zesty lemon juice and is topped off with sweet and salty apple smoked bacon and tangy Gorgonzola cheese. No matter how you slice it, this guac rocks.
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