Avocado with Warm Bacon Cilantro Dressing

Thursday, June 28, 2012

  • ⅓ pound sliced bacon (about 4 slices)
  • 2 firm-ripe avocados, each pitted, peeled, and cut into 4 to 6 wedges
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1½ teaspoons sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro


  1. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium-low heat until crisp.
  2. Drain bacon on paper towels. Remove pan from heat and pour the bacon fat into a bowl. Add 2 tbsp. bacon fat back into your skillet.
  3. Divide the sliced avocado wedges among 4 plates.
  4. Heat bacon fat over medium heat. Add garlic, ¼ cup water, lime juice, and sugar and simmer for 1 minute, stirring.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in cilantro.
  6. Crumble the bacon in to the skillet.
  7. Stir until combined.
  8. Spoon over avocado wedges and serve immediately.

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