Rich in flavor and creamy in texture, guacamole and cheese are the perfect culinary couple. Pair mild cheeses with bold or unconventional guacamole recipes to mellow out stronger flavors, or use cheese as a base to create a new take on the dip’s texture.
Here are six cheesy guacamole recipes to help get you started.
This combination of two Mexican menu favorites blends the cheeses and corn featured in elotes with the flavor and texture of guacamole. Paprika and chipotle chile seasoning add a kick.
Cheeses featured: Cotija
A dip that can double as a salad dressing, this guacamole combines mustard, mayonnaise, garlic, and red peppers for a seasoned mix with an extra creamy texture. Sharp cheddar cheese tops the dish.
Cheeses featured: Sharp cheddar
Bacon and cranberries star in this unconventional guacamole mixture featuring Gorgonzola cheese. Chipotle powder and cilantro season the mix.
Cheeses featured: Gorgonzola
Charred lemon juice adds a smoky citrus flavor to this cheesy guac, while parsley and feta provide subtle and savory toppings. Jalapeño creates a hint of heat.
Cheeses featured: Feta
This recipe pairs pistachios and goat cheese for a mix of creamy and crunchy. Lemon, shallots, and jalapeño bring spicy and citrus flavors to the table.
Cheeses featured: Goat cheese
Basil and pine nuts star in this guacamole recipe featuring a mild parmesan topping. Garlic and jalapeño add herbal and spicy flavors.
Cheeses featured: Parmesan
No matter which cheese you choose to feature in your guacamole recipe, the texture and flavor complement it creates is sure to please any party.
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