Bacon Guacamole with Cotija Cheese

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Nov. 08, 2023
Take your game-day snack to a new level with this bacon guacamole. The bacon adds crisp, rich texture, while the cotija makes your guac extra creamy. If you’re feeling bold, use applewood smoked bacon for a more complex flavor profile. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Bacon Guacamole with Cotija Cheese Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/2 cup Cotija cheese


  1. In a bowl, mash avocados until almost smooth. Stir in lime juice and ½ teaspoon salt. Let stand 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Adjust seasoning with additional lime juice and salt if desired. Top with bacon and Cotija cheese.

Nutrition Facts

.250 cup: 185 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 539mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 8g protein.