With avocados ripening in 4 to 7 days at room temperature, it is best to buy them a few days before you plan on grilling. Avocados are ripe when they yield to a gentle squeeze, but are not too soft or mushy.
The rich, creamy and versatile avocado is loaded with fiber and heart-healthy fat. And it’s one of the few foods allowed in many diets from Paleo to Keto. Now, take them to a whole new level with your grill. Learn how to grill avocados in a few quick and easy steps. Then, finish them off with your favorite ingredients for Grilled Stuffed Avocados that will make this super food even more super.
How to Grill Avocados
Begin by cutting your avocados lengthwise. Twist halves in opposite directions to separate. To remove the pit, use a spoon or sharp knife. If using a knife, take caution. Thwack the pit of the avocado with your knife and twist to remove.
Preheat your grill to medium-high at 500°F.
Before placing the avocados on the grill, brush avocado halves with olive oil. Place the avocados on the grill, cut or flesh side down. Grill for 2 or 3 minutes. The avocados should be firm, but slightly softer than prior to grilling.
Grilled Stuffed Avocados: 4-Ways
Now, it’s time to stuff. Stuff your avocados with a mix of your favorite ingredients, or give these 4-Ways to Grill Stuffed Avocados a try.