How To Grill An Avocado

Grilled avocado is growing in popularity and for the longest time I wondered if it would have any affect on the taste and texture of the fruit. Now, having tried it, I love how it subtly enhances the taste of avocado. After grilling, the outside parts of the flesh crisps up a little bit and the inside is soft and molten. It is easy to do and adds a unique twist on avocado.

Here are the simple instructions for grilling avocado.

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Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit. Brush them with lime juice and olive oil.

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Set the grill to high heat and place the avocado, cut side down, on the grill. Close the lid and grill for 5-8 minutes.

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Flip them over and there should be some nice grill marks on the cut side of the avocado. Close the lid and let them cook on the grill for a few more minutes.

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Take them off the grill and let them cool down for a few minutes so that you can handle them. Grilled avocado is even softer than ripe avocado and they scoop out so easily.

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Grilled avocado are excellent in many different dishes, from guacamole, on tacos, burgers and more!

About Steve Cylka

Steve is the author of The Black Peppercorn. He is a recipe developer and food photographer. His recipes have been featured on websites like Bradley Smoker, Times Picayune, Buzzfeed, and Basil & Salt. He has also authored and co-authored a couple cookbooks.

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