Corn and Bacon Guacam-Olé!

Put the Olé in guacamole with the addition of sweet roasted corn and smoky bacon!

Corn and Bacon Guacamole | #cincodemayo #guacamole

No Cinco de Mayo celebration is complete without guacamole!

This Corn and Bacon Guacamole has the flavorful

char of corn and the addition of smoky bacon!

Corn and Bacon Guacamole | #cincodemayo #guacamole

If you’re ever had Chili’s Fire-Grilled Corn Guacamole,

this is one step better with the addition of bacon!

Corn and Bacon Guacamole Ingredients | #cincodemayo #guacamole

Start with a chunky version of guacamole

or cut/mash to your preferred texture.

To  3 avocados, add 1/4 cup chopped red onion, 1/2 cup each diced plum tomato

and chopped cilantro, lime juice and salt to taste.

Corn and Bacon Guacamole Ingredients | #cincodemayo #guacamole

I keep a bag of Trader Joe’s or Trader José’s :) frozen fire roasted corn

on hand to add to salsa, quesadillas, or soups.

If you don’t have a Trader Joe’s near you,

grill 2 ears of corn until charred and cut off the kernels.

Trader Joe's Frozen Roasted Corn for Corn and Bacon Guacamole | #cincodemayo

The roasted or grilled corn adds just the right amount of sweetness and smokiness

to the guacamole or is wonderful mixed with your jarred salsa!

Corn and Bacon Guacamole | #cincodemayo #guacamole

Add 6 slices crumbled cooked bacon

and 1/3 cup chopped pickled jalapenos.

Corn and Bacon Guacam-Olé!

Put the Olé in guacamole with the addition of sweet roasted corn and smoky bacon!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: avocado, bacon, charred corn, Cinco de Mayo, guacamole
Servings: 3 cups


  • 2 ears of corn charred on the grill, kernels removed (or use the equivalent of frozen fire-roasted corn, thawed)
  • 6 slices of bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced plum tomato
  • 1/2 chopped cilantro
  • 1/3 cup chopped pickled jalapenos
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt or more to taste
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 3 large avocados


  • Cut and mash 3 avocados, to your preferred texture. Add juice of 1 lime and salt and combine.
  • Stir in chopped red onion, diced tomato, cilantro and jalapeno.
  • Add crumbled bacon, stirring in right before serving.


I used Trader Joe's frozen roasted corn, thawed. 

Corn and Bacon Guacamole | #cincodemayo #guacamole

If you like guacamole,

the addition of corn & bacon

will make you say, “Olé” !

Find a round-up of recipes with a fiesta of flavor for your celebration, HERE.

Corn and Bacon Guacamole | #cincodemayo #guacamole

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  37 comments for “Corn and Bacon Guacam-Olé!

  1. July 8, 2013 at 6:29 am

    Read my book “The Secrets of Pistoulet”. A cute book written for day dreaming adults.
    I will try your recipe for guacamole . Sounds Yummy!
    Mary, you made it look so appetizing .

  2. Lynn@Happier Than A Pig In Mud
    July 8, 2013 at 6:47 am

    Oh yea, I know this would be a big hit here! Wish I had a Trader Jose’s near me, they carry so many interesting items. Have a great week Mary:@)

  3. July 8, 2013 at 8:22 am

    Like Lynn, I wish my Trader Jose’s was closer, too. That corn looks divine!
    Now I’m hungry! ‘Yo quiero Taco Bell!’ LOL
    Love all your pretty Mexican accessories…very colorful.

  4. Kim
    July 8, 2013 at 8:36 am

    Oh, my that looks good. Heck, I want to try the roasted corn.

  5. renee53
    July 8, 2013 at 8:40 am

    Oh, this looks amazing! Awesome pix and a guacamole my family will really enjoy. A new Trader Joe’s is going up in my city and I’m so excited. Loving that frozen roasted corn! Thanks…

  6. July 8, 2013 at 8:54 am

    What a pretty and healthy dish. I was fiddling with my phone and discovered that there is a Trader Joe’s a wee bit closer than 90 miles. I will be going with my cooler.

  7. Peggy Thal
    July 8, 2013 at 8:59 am

    Looks wonderful! Love the one at Chili’s with the roasted corn. Going to Trader Joe’s tomorrow to buy the roasted corn to have on hand. Thank you for a great recipe.

  8. July 8, 2013 at 9:00 am

    OLE!!! Looks fabulous! Thanks for sharing and so beautifully too. You are the best. XO, Pinky

  9. July 8, 2013 at 9:18 am

    Oh my that looks yummy!! I need to look for that corn in my grocery store!
    The Adored Home

  10. July 8, 2013 at 9:33 am

    Hi Mary, I have had Chili’s fire roasted guacamole and it is addictive. I can’t wait to try this. Thanks for the tip on TJ’s frozen product. I love when I know what to look for there. Happy week, Mary!

  11. July 8, 2013 at 10:10 am

    This looks so good with the corn!

  12. July 8, 2013 at 10:28 am

    another super fab recipe done to perfection by you, ahh the skills you have can make everything look their very best~

  13. July 8, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    That looks wonderful – I am going to have to make it. Many thanks for the recipe.
    Have a great week.

  14. Sandi Lee
    July 8, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    Thanks so much-going to try this the next time I get to Trader Joe’s to get the corn. Thanks!

  15. July 8, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    Sounds delicious. We love guacamole and salsa combinations…

    Sometimes I wish we had a Trader José here… ;-)

  16. July 8, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    Looks yummilicious, Mary!

  17. July 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    You had me at corn and bacon, oh my goodness this sounds divine! Oh how I wish we had a Trader Joe’s! I bet that fire roasted corn is sooo good! I am definitely going to give this a whirl, even if I have to grill my own corn~such a perfect summer dish, thanks Mary!

  18. July 8, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    Bookmarking this post so I can make this recipe for our dinner group…I have not seen the roasted corn at Trader Joe’s…going to get some very soon!!! Looks wonderful Mary!

  19. July 8, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    You bet I would say “Ole!” Thanks for sharing the Trader Vic’s roasted corn. We make an occasional trek to the Columbia, SC store to stock up on goodies, and I will look for it. In the meantime, I can roast some corn from our garden on the grill to make this!

  20. RS
    July 8, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    Made this guacamole tonight, very yummy.

  21. July 9, 2013 at 6:59 am

    Oh my goodness…guac with bacon! My two favorites! I am trying this one for sure! Thanks so much for sharing it at The Scoop!…hugs…Debbie

  22. July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    I will be trying this ASAP! My hubby and I live on guacamole during the summer. You really can’t be a Californian without loving avocados! Thanks for sharing this gem!

  23. July 9, 2013 at 8:41 pm


  24. July 9, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    I adore guacamole and adding the bacon and corn sounds fabulous! Pretty presentation. Would love a trader joe’s nearby. I don’t think we have one in Alabama at all. Atlanta is the nearest last time I looked.

  25. July 12, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    I could not pin this fast enough! Our new TJs is opening August 2nd, the first in Dallas, and I’m looking forward to trying of their products! This one is sure to be a hit with the corn lovers in our house :)
    xo, Andrea

  26. Barbara scola
    July 12, 2013 at 6:34 pm

    Just bought avocados and have left over roasted corn in the freezer. Yum,yum, am going to try this recipe. Thanks so much for sharing!!!

  27. Rattlebridge Farm
    July 15, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    Oh, how gorgeous, Mary! I would stand in line for your guacamole. I don’t live near a Trader Joe’s–when my husband retires, I hope we move to a place that has one. Thanks for always inspiring me on Foodie Friday!

  28. July 17, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    Oh my, this looks delicious. I must say that I’ve never seen roasted corn in the freezer section.

    Wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    – The Tablescaper

  29. July 18, 2013 at 5:54 pm

    Woe-is-me, I’m so far behind here again and I practically have to dust off my computer keys these days :) Thankfully, we finally have a Trader Joes that near enough I don’t have to pack a lunch in order to visit! The roasted corn sounds delicious in this delicious dip!

  30. July 19, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    I seasoned my new molcajete today in preparation for making lots of guacamole. This recipe has been added to my list. Thanks for the tip about the Fire Roasted Corn. I’m adding it to my TJ’s list.

  31. July 19, 2013 at 9:09 pm

    P.S. I recognize those placemats! ;-)

  32. May 5, 2014 at 4:28 pm

    I am fortunate enough to have access to 3 TJs within shopping distance, but I was unaware of this corn. I just added it to my market list.


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