Haute Grilled Avocados

Hot avocados? Absolutely! Grilled avocados are unique, delicious, and ready in minutes. Makes a great accompaniment to grilled meats or fish.

Haute Grilled Avocados

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe Fresh California Avocados*
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • As needed seasoned salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh salsa, optional for half shell version

* 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.

Instructions

Grilled Slices

  1. Cut avocado in half, seed, peel, and slice. Drizzle with fresh lime or lemon juice and brush lightly with olive oil.
  2. Gently place slices on grill over hot coals for 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Season with salt to taste.

Grilled Half Shells

  1. Cut avocado in half and remove seed. Drizzle with fresh lime or lemon juice and brush lightly with olive oil.
  2. Gently place cut side down on grill over hot coals for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Season with salt to taste.
  4. Optional: fill with fresh salsa or your favorite fresh.

Cook: 4 min | Servings: 4

Half Avocado Without Salsa Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 200; Total Fat 19 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 13 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 120 mg; Potassium 503 mg; Total Carbohydrates 10 g; Dietary Fiber 6 g; Total Sugars 1 g; Protein 2 g; Vitamin A 129 IU; Vitamin C 14 mg; Calcium 12 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 78 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 2%; Iron 2%

Half Avocado With Salsa Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 220; Total Fat 20 g (Sat 3 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 14 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 190 mg; Potassium 552 mg; Total Carbohydrates 11 g; Dietary Fiber 7 g; Total Sugars 2 g; Protein 7 g; Vitamin A 148 IU; Vitamin C 16 mg; Calcium 13 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 82 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

* 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 used with permission from: California Avocado Board

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