Bacon Guacamole

Bacon Guacamole

Bacon is awesome. You get no argument from me there.  I love it on everything, and all by itself.  When I cook bacon for a recipe, I have to make triple double the recipe calls for – you know for snacking purposes.  To not snack on bacon when you’re cooking it would be a sin.

And when I say I love it on everything, that’s no exaggeration. On pork chops, in cheese dip, stuffed inside waffles, or atop a pastry…. I’m all over it. Everything is better with bacon.

Speaking of things I like bacon on… You remember these Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese Sandwiches?

Bacon Guacamole

If not – you need to go check them out because they are ah-mazing.  Well that recipe is what inspired this new bacon topped deliciousness.

Bacon guacamole. 

Yes, that’s what I said.  Guacamole just got even better.

Bacon Guacamole

How did we never think of this one before?  Now that it’s in my life, you can be sure it’s going to be a regular visitor to the dinner table… and a new accompanyment to my Super Nachos.

You will find yourself not being able to stop snacking on this.  It’s the perfect guacamole and your tortilla chips new best friend. I’ve never had a guacamole better than this one – I told you bacon makes everything better.

Here’s what you need:

Bacon Guacamole

Well – most of it.  I forgot to add the onions & cumin to the photograph.  They were hiding, and not feeling very photogenic that day.  You can understand that feeling, right? 😉

The prep for this is so, so simple.  You literally take everything and dump it into a bowl – and stir it all up.  Mashed up avocado, a diced onion, a couple cloves of minced garlic, 1-2 diced roma tomatoes, 1-2 diced jalapenos, half a bunch of chopped cilantro, a pinch of ground cumin, 4 slices of chopped bacon, – and a little salt & pepper to taste.  You can add the juice of a lime too if you want.

Bacon Guacamole

Guacamole is not my favorite thing to photograph by the way.  But, it is my favorite thing to dip my chips in. 😀

To keep the bacon guacamole from browning, take the avocado pit and stick it in the middle of your dip.  It has super magical powers (or something like that) and will keep it all pretty.

Bacon Guacamole

Crumble up the last 2 slices of crispy bacon & sprinkle on top for the final touch.

Oh yeah.  Time to dig in.

Bacon Guacamole

 

Bacon Guacamole

Ingredients:

  • 2 avocados, insides removed and mashed (pit reserved)
  • 1 small/medium onion, diced
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 small roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1-2 jalapenos, diced
  • ½ bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked (divided)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • juice of 1 lime (optional)

Directions:

In a medium sized bowl, combine the avocado, onion, garlic, tomatoes, jalapenos, cilantro, 4 slices of crumbled bacon, cumin, salt, pepper, & lime (if using). Stick the avocado pit in the middle of the guacamole to keep it from browning. Top with the remaining 2 slices of cooked crumbled bacon.

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