• Grilled Avocado and Pesto Salad

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    Grilled Avocado and Pesto Salad
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 10 min Servings: 8
    by Kelsey Martin
    19 recipes
    This salad is easy, unique and delicious!


    • 10 tomatoes, quartered
    • 4 avocados, peeled, halved, and pitted
    • Extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 red onion, sliced
    • 1/2 lemon
    • 1 cup pesto sauce
    • 1/2 cup pine nuts


    1. Place avocados halves in a bowl and lightly coat with olive oil.
    2. Grill avocado halves face down for 45 seconds over medium heat.
    3. Remove and arrange on a tray with the quartered tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil again.
    4. In a separate bowl, cover the red onion slices with juice from the lemon and olive oil.
    5. Place onions on top of the avocados, in the pit holes and then coat with the lemon/olive oil mix.
    6. Top with pesto sauce and sprinkle pine nuts on top.

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    • Milly Bossert
      Milly Bossert
      What an inventive way to prepare an advacado, I never would have thought to grill one I will be trying this recipe soon at a backyard BBQ.


      • ShaleeDP
        It is sure unique. I'm very familiar with avocado as dessert with milk and ice, but not grilled. Interesting.
        • Gourmet Mama
          Gourmet Mama
          Can I just say that I LOVE the idea of grilling an avocado? What an awesome idea! Definitely going to try this soon.

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