RECIPE: Smoked Guacamole with Goat Cheese


Elevate this classic by infusing a subtle, smoky flavor and layering it with chili lime spiced amaranth, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, peanuts, blistered sweet corn, radishes, cilantro, crumbled goat cheese and sweet peppers.

  • 5 avocados
  • 1 1/2 ounces Spanish onion cut into thick ½ inch slices
  • 1 small jalapeño
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Wood chips and a smoker


Prepare smoker and get a heavy smoke rolling on high heat. Next remove 1 avocado from shell and cut into 1 ½ inch cubes.  Add to smoker with onion slices and let cook for about 5-10 minutes.

Remove from smoker when onion is tender and avocado is starting to brown with smoke. Add to a blender with remaining unsmoked avocados and the remainder of ingredients. Blend until very smooth and serve.


Make this dish your own with seasonal vegetables, seeds, cheeses and spices. Check out our list of must-try options.

  • Crispy pork belly
  • Puffed amaranth
  • Smoked paprika and chili powder
  • Chili lime redskin peanuts
  • Crumbled goat cheese
  • Roasted corn
  • Radishes
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Sour cream or crema
  • Peppers

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