Scoop the grilled avocado flesh into a large bowl and mash it with a fork. Treating your guacamole ingredients to a quick trip to the grill gives it a unique and subtle smoky undertone. Guacamole is one of my favorite foods of all time. Please note that our recipes have been developed using the US Customary measurement system and have not been tested for high altitude/elevation cooking and baking. Wow, love the idea of grilling it all first, that would really add so much flavour. Information is not currently available for this nutrient. Don’t overdo it until they’re completely blackened, or they can become bitter. Stir in the lime juice, garlic salt, and hot pepper sauce, then gently fold in the remaining avocado along with the cherry tomatoes and cilantro. An interesting twist to guacamole. This looks delicious! I’ve never thought about grilling avocado but I do imagine it brings out the best taste. Will have to give this a shot!! I’d never heard of such a thing! All rights reserved. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. I squeezed fresh lime juice from key limes and used vine-ripened tomatoes. The flavors are reminiscent of a fajita, without the tortillas. I haven’t made guac yet this summer (and I hate myself for it), but I’m totally going to have to try this out. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. Avocados are crazy expensive at the moment, saw them for $4 each the other day, and that was a bargain. 4 stars only for alterations but would give 5 for taste. But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. Chill 30 minutes before serving. Once the weather turns warm, I find just about every reason I can to cook outside until I’m knee-deep in leaves in the fall. I did a double-take in front of the TV that day. Since I am in the great Tundra I wondered if I could “grill” on the stove using a grill pan? I will have to try it. Served at a dinner party and no one noticed any difference. Of course grilled guacamole would be delicious. When avocados are cool enough to handle, scoop flesh into a large bowl and mash to desired consistency (I like to leave my guacamole a little chunky). Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CCPA). Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Filed Under: Appetizers, Condiments & Sauces Tagged With: avocado, game day, grill, Quick-Fix, summer, vegan, vegetarian. You won’t get the same smokiness as a charcoal grill but you’ll get the caramelization. Brush cut-side of avocado halves, remaining lime halves, and both sides of the red onion slices with olive oil. This recipe was originally published in 2015 and was updated with new photos in 2018. GRILLED! Chiarello prepared his grilled guac with an Italian flair that day, adding Parmesan and basil. Preheat an outdoor grill for low heat, and lightly oil grate. I would have never thought to grill an avocado before but this really did give the guacamole a nice smoky taste! When grilling directly on the grates (as opposed to a grill mat) I like to thread the onion slices on metal grilling skewers so that they don't fall apart when they're flipped. You saved Grilled Guacamole to your. Only difference I do is white onions not red no jalapeno and I use ro tel original diced tomatoes and green chilies. I'll make it again but this time l will leave out the sour cream and add more hot sauce and garlic. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Amanda, I can’t wait to try this. You definitely can. Love the idea of adding some de-seeded, grilled, chopped jalepeño pepper for that extra bang. , peeled, and cut into 1/2-inch thick slices. I have made this recipe 3 times now it is awesome! this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper. I think this is a case of "don't mess with a good thing." I also didn't like the sour cream - especially reduced fat! So I will have to try it! I cut the recipe in half and used minced garlic with a bit of kosher salt vs. garlic salt. This was awesome. Because of personal preference I left out the following: jalapeno sour cream hot pepper sauce and cilantro. Made this for the Super Bowl yesterday and it was AWESOME!!! Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. Stir chopped onions, garlic, cilantro, ground cumin, 1/2 tablespoon (1-1/2 teaspoons) extra virgin olive oil, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper into the mashed avocados. It’s a lunch favorite in my house. Grilling took a bit of the fresh taste away from the avocado though I hesitate to say it tasted smoky. I’d only eaten avocados raw up until I saw that episode and was intrigued and inspired by the grilled avocado concept. It taste so good and I will continue to make this guacamole recipe for years. I hope all is well and that you enjoy the grilled guac! pinning to my “recipes to try” board! The grilling made it have such a unique taste. Does grilling the avos add a little more of a smokey flavor? Want to read more about why avocados turn brown? Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. For a quick low-carb dinner, we’ve also been known to enjoy a dollop alongside lime-marinated grilled chicken breasts with grilled peppers and onions on the side. I found that the grilling process brought out the avocados’ natural fats and made them extra creamy, resulting in a luscious guac. Grill ALL the veggies and omit the sour cream (there is really no need for it as avocados create a creamy consistency all their own especially after cooking)! I like to allow the smoky flavor of the grilled avocados and cumin shine through in this guacamole, without adding "heat." <3 <3 Lightly season with salt and pepper. For an extra layer of flavor, I like to squeeze a tiny bit of the grilled lime juice over the chips just before serving. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. Add 1-2 tablespoons grilled lime juice, to taste, and stir to combine. Hope all is well!! Loved it! I have eaten a lot of guacamole but none grilled. I will surely try this grilled guacamole because honestly, I can never have enough guacamole. Although this idea seemed like a great one and I really wanted to use it to show off our new grill it just did not add any flavor to grill the avocados. I CANNOT wait to try this! Very tasty!! Speaking of, this grilled guacamole is also a fantastic topping for your favorite tacos and fajitas. Grilling all the veggies makes this a truly grilled guacamole and will impart so much more flavor it will blow your mind! Served with chips, it’s delicious with your favorite cold beverage for easy summer entertaining. A great way to intensify the flavor! I just need to find the time/energy to start trying them. We also love it on top of burgers (poultry or beef). Same delicious recipe! Great for easy summer entertaining! Great for easy summer entertaining! Cover and let stand at least 30 minutes for flavors to meld. Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CCPA). Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. I also grill up the avocados in a skillet on my stove with a little olive oil. A chunky, creamy guacamole with just the right amount of zip! All of your recipes look amazing! I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as we do! Grill avocados and limes, cut-side down, until grill marks appear with a light char, about 5 minutes.