bacon guacamole

Bacon Guacamole

The only thing better than your regular guacamole recipe is bacon guacamole! Ripe avocados and the tang of fresh lime juice, topped off with perfectly crispy bacon. This Mexican-inspired favorite is great for game day or having guests over, no matter the occasion! Gluten-free and Paleo/Keto/Whole30-friendly.

Bacon Guacamole

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Latin American
Protein: Pork
Cut: Bacon
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 people

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Bacon
  • 5 ea ripe avocados
  • 2 ea limes juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400℉.
  • Lay bacon on a baking sheet and bake until crispy, approximately 7-10 minutes. Let bacon rest on paper towel.
  • Mash ripe avocados, add fresh cilantro, garlic and fresh lime juice together in a large bowl. We recommend using a potato masher. For a spicy bacon guacamole, add 1 minced jalapeño pepper or a dash of your favorite hot sauce.
  • Finely chop bacon once cooled. Reserve 2 Tbsp of crispy bacon and stir the rest into the avocado mixture.
  • Serve in a bowl and sprinkle reserved bacon crumbs on top. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips and raw veggies! Enjoy!
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Emilie Abijanac

Emilie Abijanac is a chef and Manager of the ButcherBox Test Kitchen. She is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years of catering experience in Boston. Emilie was the sous chef for East Meets West Catering and has worked with Kate’s Table and La Fête.