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bacon and cotija cheese guacamole

Bacon and Cotija Cheese Guacamole

The best guacamole with awesome things added in!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8 servings


  • 5 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 3 large ripe avocados (or 6 small)
  • ¼ cup minced green onion
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • dash or two of hot sauce
  • ½ cup crumbled cotija or queso fresco cheese
  • salt, to taste
  • lime wedge, squeezed on top
  • tortilla chips, for serving


  • Cook bacon, and crumble into small pieces.
  • In a large bowl, add scooped out avocados. Mash until they are chunky, but not smooth.
  • Add the onion, vinegar, garlic powder and hot sauce; stir to combine.
  • Stir in the cheese (save a little for the top). Stir in the bacon too (save a little for the top. Squeeze lime on top.
  • Spoon the guacamole into a serving bowl. Sprinkle reserved cheese and bacon on top, and serve with tortilla chips.
Keyword bacon, cotija cheese, guacamole