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Grilled Avocados

Grilled Avocados

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 10

Total Time : 20


Serves 4

  • 1tablespoon olive oil

  • 1tablespoon lime juice

  • 2large ripe avocados, halved, seeded and peeled

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon kosher salt or 1⁄8 teaspoon salt

  • 1⁄4 cup bottled picante sauce

  • 1⁄4 cup monterey jack cheese

  • snipped fresh cilantro

  • salad greens (optional)

  • bottled picante sauce (optional)

  • sour cream (optional)


  • 01

    Stir together olive oil and lime juice. Brush avocados all over with olive oil mixture. Sprinkle cut sides of avocados with salt.

  • 02

    For charcoal grill, grill avocado halves, cut side down, on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 5 minutes or until browned. Turn avocado halves, cut side up. Fill centers of avocado halves with the 1/4 cup picante sauce and shredded cheese. Cover grill and grill about 5 minutes more or until cheese begins to melt. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place avocado halves on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above).

  • 03

    Remove avocados from grill. Sprinkle tops of avocado halves with snipped cilantro. If desired, serve on a bed of salad greens with additional picate sauce and sour cream.



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