How to Grill Avocados: A Creative & Healthy Way to Eat an Avocado by 30Seconds Food


How to Grill Avocados: A Creative & Healthy Way to Eat an Avocado

Can't wrap your head around grilling an avocado? You need to! Grilled avocados can be used for guacamole, avocado toast, sliced in salads or Buddha bowls or just eaten as a snack.

Start by carefully cutting through the avocado fresh and completely around the avocado to cut it in half. Twist the avocado open and remove the pit. Brush olive oil and lime juice over the avocado and season with salt and black pepper. Grill the avocados with the fresh side down over a medium-high heat grill. Grill the avocado for about five minutes or until the avocado is hot and you have grill marks.

If you're not a fan of lime juice, omit it and just brush the avocados with olive oil. If you don't have an outdoor grill, these could easily be made in a grill pan. We think you're going to love grilling avocados from now on. 

Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings: varies

  • avocados
  • olive oil
  • lime juice

Here's how to make it:

  1. Using a knife, carefully cut through the flesh and completely around the avocado (you are cutting the avocado in half). Twist the avocado to open it. Remove the pit. 
  2. Brush with the olive oil and lime mixture. Season with salt and pepper. 
  3. Put the avocados, flesh side down, on a grill that’s been preheated to medium-high heat. Cook for about 5 to 6 minutes, or until you get grill marks and the avocado is warm.

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Cassiday
I need to try this! 😯
Elisa Schmitz
Avocados are among my fave foods. I can't wait to give this a try, thanks!

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