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Haute Grilled Avocados
Total Time: 4 min
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%
Ingredients2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados* 2 Tbsp. fresh lime or lemon juice 1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil Seasoned salt, to taste 1/2 cup fresh salsa, optional for half shell version
- For Grilled Slices: Cut avocado in half, seed, peel, and slice. Drizzle with fresh lime or lemon juice and brush lightly with olive oil. Gently place slices on grill over hot coals for 2 minutes on each side. Season with salt to taste.
- For Grilled Half Shells: Cut avocado in half and remove seed. Drizzle with fresh lime or lemon juice and brush lightly with olive oil. Gently place cut side down on grill over hot coals for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt to taste. Optional: fill with fresh salsa or your favorite fresh ingredients.
Makes a great accompaniment to grilled meats or fish.
California Avocados pair well with just about any beverage!
*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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados