Luscious Avocado

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Grilling avocado completely changes the flavor and texture, imparting the already creamy flesh with a smoky, velvety softness. Black bean salsa, fresh and rich with flavor, is the perfect partner to create a stunning, original entree for your next barbecue.

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Grilled Avocados with Black Bean Salsa

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Your guests will love these easy to prepare and smoky treats. Serve with a side of brown rice or corn tortillas for a complete meal you can enjoy.

Servings: 6 (190 G )

Prep Time: (Marinate Time: 3 Hours) 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • Black Bean Salsa:
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small onion, diced small
  • 1 medium size tomato (or 2 small), diced small
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, chopped, about 1 cup
  • A splash or two of your favorite hot sauce (optional)
  • Grilled Avocados:
  • 3 avocados- halved
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Directions

Black Bean Salsa:

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours to bring out the flavors.

Grilled Avocados:

1. Generously apply extra virgin olive oil over the avocados with a basting brush.

2. Place the avocados “meat” side down on a hot BBQ grill and cook for 8-10 minutes until the skin gets hot and turns bright green.

3.  Fill each half with salsa.