Peach Guacamole with Bacon


This recipe for Peach Guacamole with Bacon switches out the tomatoes sometimes used in guacamole with peaches. Of course, we all know by now that tomatoes are actually a fruit, so this substitution makes sense. In texture, sweet-to-tart ratio, juiciness, and color, peaches make excellent stand-ins for fresh tomatoes.

Peach Guacamole with Bacon

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Most people know pico de gallo as a fresh tomato-onion salsa, but it’s also the name of a Mexican chili powder used to season fruits and vegetables.

Peach Guacamole


  • 2 large ripe but firm avocados (peeled pitted and cut into 1-inch dice)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 large peach (peeled, pitted and cut into ½-inch dice)
  • 2 slice crisp-cooked bacon (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoon minced jalapeño (optional)
  • 2 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro (optional)
  • pico de gallo spice blend (see note)
  • tortilla chips (for serving)


In a large bowl place the diced avocado, lime juice, and salt; toss to coat. Using a fork mash the avocado into a chunky paste, the gently fold in peaches, bacon, jalapeño (if using), and cilantro (if using). Spoon the guacamole into a serving bowl and sprinkle lightly with pico de gallo spice blend. Serve with chips.