Grilled Guacamole

Just a few minutes on the grill brings an intense smokiness to ripe avocadoes. Straight from the fire, this warm guacamole is an irresistible appetizer.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4


ripe avocados, halved, pitted, peeled
teaspoon olive oil
Juice of 1 large lime
clove garlic, finely chopped
tablespoon roughly chopped cilantro
Salt and pepper

  • 1 Heat gas grill over medium-high heat.
  • 2 Brush avocados with olive oil. Place avocados on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 2 to 4 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear and avocados soften.
  • 3 Transfer avocados to bowl. Mash with fork. Add lime juice, garlic and cilantro. Mix to combine.
  • 4 Season with salt and pepper.

Expert Tips

Recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

Add half of a finely chopped jalapeño chile for heat.

Serve with tortilla chips or carrot sticks.