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Grilled Guacamole

Grilled Guacamole This grilled guacamole isn’t just a product of my grill junky status, grilling avocados is a fantastic idea and the perfect way to get some of that wonderful smoke flavors into your favorite summer dip. After all, the 4th of July is right around the corner, and next to Thanksgiving, it’s America’s favorite reason to take a day off work, eat too much food, and spend the day with people we love.

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Of course meat was made for the grill, but vegetables have an ever better transformation when cooked with fire. When comes to grilling, anything goes, don’t forget about how amazing fruit is when it has a bit of char, or even slices of pound cake. Don’t discount pizza, it’s quick and fabulous off the grill.

Try something new next time you break out your grill, who knows, you might just find a new way to impress your guests.

Grilled Guacamole

What I’m making for 4th of July:

Beer Chili Cheese Hot Dogs

Watermelon & Cotija Salad

Boozy Watermelon Stars

Roasted Potato, Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad

Stout S’Mores Bars

Best Quinoa Salad Ever

Grilled Guacamole


  • 4 avocados, ripe but firm
  • ½ red onion
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs fresh squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • 1 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper


  1. Preheat grill to medium high.
  2. Cut the avocados in half lengthwise, remove the pit. Bush the cuts side of the onion half and the avocados with olive oil.
  3. Put the onion and avocados on the grill, cut side down, close the lid. Grill until dark grill marks appear, about 5 minutes.
  4. Chop the red onion. Scoop the avocado into a bowl, add the chopped onions along with the remaining ingredients and mash until combined.

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Averie @ Averie Cooks July 1, 2013 um 1:49 am

you are the GRILL MASTER! I love this idea! Perfect way to use avos (that all seem to get ripe at once!)


Rachel Cooks July 1, 2013 um 6:09 am

Loving all these grilling recipes! I’m kind of in a guac rut but this would be a great way to switch it up!


Jessica@AKitchenAddiction July 1, 2013 um 7:16 am

I’ve never tried grilling avocado before. Love the sound of it!


Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious July 1, 2013 um 7:43 am

I love that you’re grilling all sorts of fruits and veggies!


carrian July 1, 2013 um 1:23 pm

Grilled? Fine, I’ll just rub it all over my body because eating it just is not going to be good enough. YUM!


Des @ Life’s Ambrosia July 1, 2013 um 2:26 pm

I have been wanting to try a grilled guacamole for ever! I love this idea. Speaking of grilling things that are a little out there, I grilled tomatoes the other day and oh my word they were fantastic!


Cassie | Bake Your Day July 1, 2013 um 4:45 pm

I don’t know if I can make this for the 4th because I don’t think I want to share! I love it!


Julie @ Table for Two July 1, 2013 um 5:06 pm

This guac looks so amazing!! Love that you grilled the avocados!!


Sues July 1, 2013 um 7:58 pm

Grilled guacamole?? This is a dream come true!! And so pretty, too 🙂


dishing up the dirt July 1, 2013 um 8:30 pm

Grilled avocados? This is genius! Love the recipe.


Anna (Hidden Ponies) July 1, 2013 um 9:44 pm

I just heard about the possibility of grilling avocado, and it still blows my mind. I need to brave starting my grill on my own, I confess. This guac might convince me.


Tieghan July 1, 2013 um 9:54 pm

Oh I love this! I actually wanted to give it a try, but now that I see your incredible recipe there is no need to make my own. Yours looks perfect!


Erika July 2, 2013 um 9:26 am

Um, grilled avocado sounds totally amazing. In guac? Incredible. My boyfriend would love this!


Crista July 2, 2013 um 2:48 pm

oh, I’ve never thought to grill an avocado before. thanks for the inspiration.


RavieNomNoms July 3, 2013 um 7:03 am



Aggie July 8, 2013 um 11:45 am

I have got to throw some avocado on the grill like ASAP. This sounds amazing!!


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