Grilled Pineapple Guacamole

Give your favorite guacamole a tropical twist by adding deliciously sweet, smoky grilled pineapple!

Grilled Pineapple Guacamole – Add sweet, smoky pineapple to your favorite guacamole for a tropical twist! |

If there’s one snack I love in the summertime, it’s a big, mounding bowl of fresh guacamole and a pile of tortilla chips! Add an ice cold margarita, and now we’re talkin’. Add smoky, sweet grilled pineapple chunks to the guacamole and you have my. full. attention.

Whoa, mama.

Grilled Pineapple Guacamole – Add sweet, smoky pineapple to your favorite guacamole for a tropical twist! |

This fabulous recipe from Foodie Bride, which I adapted to use a grill pan, kicks guacamole up a major notch! Tossing in some sweetness and added texture makes an already good guacamole recipe GREAT, and even if you’re skeptical one tortilla-full will have you convinced! Or, taco full. Or, let’s just say a heaping mouthful. No time for tacos.

Grilled Pineapple Guacamole – Add sweet, smoky pineapple to your favorite guacamole for a tropical twist! |

Grab a margarita, a couple of friends who like to share, and a handful of ingredients to try this tasty spin on everyone’s favorite summertime snack! It’s fresh and easy, a little spicy and full of flavor!

Grilled Pineapple Guacamole

Grilled Pineapple Guacamole

Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • Half of 1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks
  • 2 large avocados, pitted
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice, from 1 lime
  • Kosher salt and pepper


  1. Preheat grill pan to high heat and drizzle with olive oil.
  2. Add half can pineapple chunks to pan; cook 4-5 minutes total, tossing frequently to lightly brown evenly. Remove pineapple chunks from pan and set aside to cool to room temperature.
  3. Remove avocado flesh from shell and mash with a fork or potato masher. Mix in diced tomato, red onion, jalapeno, chopped cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. Gently mix in pineapple chunks.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips, or as a topping to your favorite Mexican meal. Don’t forget the margaritas!
  5. Enjoy!

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  1. What a fabulous idea, I love the grilled pineapple addition!

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  3. Pineapple in guacamole? What a fabulous idea! This sounds so full of summery flavour.

  4. omg i dieeeeeeee, this looks fantastic!

  5. This really is an interesting addition to guacamole! Isn´t grilling the best thing, I love it!

  6. Best guac I’ve seen in a long time!

  7. Georgia–that looks awesome! Love the grilled pineapple addition!

  8. This sounds fantastic, Georgia! Love the grilled pineapple in guacamole!

  9. Look at how vibrant and gorgeous this guac is. Love pineapple in my guacamole.

  10. Beautiful! I would never have thought about the pineapple. You always know how to make me hungry before lunch!

  11. Looks great! I love the idea of adding some sweet pineapple!

  12. Brilliant! I love the addition of grilled pineapple!

  13. My mouth is watering just thinking about taking a bite of this guacamole!

  14. Georgia, this is INSANE and my mouth is watering! Love the complexities of flavors in this guac. Yum!

  15. Guacamole is one of my favorite things ever! I love that you added pineapples in this – must make it even more refreshing! Will have to try this asap.

  16. Girl, I am craving this like crazy right now!

  17. This looks absolute divine. I could eat the whole bowl right now, (if only I could get at it through this screen!). I’m bookmarking this to make this soon.

    Thanks for sharing this.

  18. I love this combo of flavors, Georgia! Saving this one!!!

  19. What a genius spark to add pineapple to guacamole. Very refreshing.

  20. I’m with ya. Guac and margaritas…total summer food! I’ve never tried pineapple in the guacamole, though. Yum!

  21. What a great idea. Guacamole is one of my favorite party snacks and this really adds a new twist to it!

  22. I love grilled pineapple and adding it to guacamole it only makes it whoa!! Can’t wait to try it!

  23. 5 stars
    Georgia, you never cease to amaze me. Always such wonderful flavor combinations, and gorgeous, mouthwatering photos! This guac looks killer!

  24. I agree. This looks fantastic. I`m craving some sort of dip now!

  25. love the grilled pineapple in your guacamole!

  26. 5 stars
    One of my favorites amplified with that gorgeous grilled pineapple.

  27. I’ve just found your blog via The Orgasmic Chef. I love the simplicity , so easy to find things. I definitely have to try adding the grilled pineapple to guacamole, looks great. GG

  28. Grilled pineapple makes everything better

  29. 5 stars
    That is such a great idea! And I haven’t had guacamole in forever! I’m hatching a plan…

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