Thursday, June 16, 2011

Grilled Guacamole


4 ripe avocados, cut in half, pit removed, left in skin
Olive oil, for brushing the avocados
Juice of 1 large lime
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon diced jalapeno
3 tablespoons diced red onion
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/3 cup freshly chopped cilantro
Salt and black pepper, to taste


1. Heat the grill to medium heat. Lightly brush each avocado half with olive oil.
2. Place the avocado halves flesh side down on the grill. Grill for about 5-7 minutes or until the avocados have black grill marks.
3. Remove the avocados from the grill and let them cool to room temperature. Scoop out the avocado flesh and place in a medium bowl. Smash the avocados with a fork and stir in the lime juice, garlic, jalapeno, onion, and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve with tortilla chips.