Appetizer Recipes

Grilled Avo Bacon Skewers

Grilled Avo Bacon Skewers - Bacon and turkey-wrapped avocado and tomato, skewered and grilled to perfection, these are perfect for tailgate parties or watching the game at home.

Grilled Avo Bacon Skewers

Prep: 15 min | Cook: 15 min
Total 30 min | Yield: 8 servings, 16 skewers


  • 2 ripe, Fresh Hass Avocados, halved*
  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 16 strips peppered bacon
  • 16 pieces of thick sliced deli turkey
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 16 short skewers


  1. Remove from the skin from each avodado half with a large spoon keeping the fruit of the avocado intact. Cut each half into quarters. Set aside.
  2. Cut each tomato into quarters and remove all the seeds. Set aside.
  3. Lay each strip of bacon flat. Fold one piece of turkey to fit on top of each bacon strip. Top the turkey slices with one piece of avocado and tomato. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Roll the bacon and turkey around the avocado and tomato pieces tightly and skewer. Add one roll to each skewer. Cook the skewers on a medium hot grill until the bacon is fully cooked.


* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with ranch or creamy bleu cheese dressing for dipping.


Per serving (1 serving = 2 skewers): Calories 220; Total Fat 14g (Sat 3g, Trans 0g, Poly 1.5g, Mono 7g); Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 640mg; Potassium 310mg; Total Carbohydrates 9g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Total Sugars 2g; Protein 16g; Vitamin A 120IU; Vitamin C 16mg; Calcium 17mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0IU; Folate 39mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1g
Percent Daily Value: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Recipe and photo courtesy of: Hass Avocado Commission
Recipe created by Jay DiEugenio "The Tailgate Guy" for Hass Avocado.

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