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Summer Favorite: Grilled Avacado and Herb Salad

CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 2,019
We love this dish.

Cut cherry tomatoes and any/all fresh herbs you can get your hands on; today I used basil and mint from the garden plus store bought chives. Toss in olive oil and salt to taste. 

Brush avacados and lemons with olive oil and grill lightly. Top with toasted pine nuts, tomato and herb mixture, and spritz with the grilled lemons. 

LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  

Comments

  • LeopoldstochLeopoldstoch Posts: 508
    Adding this to the list!

    Brandon - Ohio

  • WolfpackWolfpack Posts: 2,929
    Thanks for the idea- ever tried feta in the mix?

    will be doing these next weekend!
    Greensboro, NC
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 8,792
    Sumbitch that looks good and thank you for posting it!!!

    -----------------------------------------


    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 1,235
    That's a home run! I will be stealing this.
    Memphis, TN 

    LBGE, SBGE, Hasty-Bake Gourmet, (Akron was gifted to a friend)
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 19,062
    Will do this. Thank you
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max when they came out (I'm good for now). 

  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 4,362
    That looks delish. Love a good salad. 
    Large and Small BGE
    Morton, IL

  • Ozzie_IsaacOzzie_Isaac Posts: 9,383
    The presentation and technique looks amazing, but grilling avocados will get you shot in some countries.
    If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.

    XL, Medium, Minimax, Mini, Blackstone, WSM
  • blastingblasting Posts: 6,262

    Looks great @CPARKTX.  will be copying you for sure.  Thanks for posting.
    Phoenix 
  • blastingblasting Posts: 6,262


    @CPARKTX ;  I gave it a go tonight.  I figure bacon and avocado go well, so I added some as well as a side of garlic bread.  Thanks for posting.  Dinner was very tasty and my daughter gave it the thumbs up too.







    Phoenix 
  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 12,766
    Gawjus...let me ask a qusi-stupid question. The avacada....are you looking for a ripe or hard one? Is there a preference when grilling?
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “May the four winds blow you safely home.”
  • blastingblasting Posts: 6,262
    Gawjus...let me ask a qusi-stupid question. The avacada....are you looking for a ripe or hard one? Is there a preference when grilling?

    Thanks, I looked for a avocado that was just starting to get slightly soft.  They were about one day harder than I'd normally eat em.  
    Phoenix 
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 19,135
    Oh my. 
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • Yeah that’s killer.  

    We do watermelon cherries and mint and also a tomato avocado basil salad with balsamic. 

    Its too damn hot to eat anything else. I’m gonna try tossing them on the grill and try the pine nuts this weekend. 

    Solid summer post!

    "Brought to you by bourbon, bacon, and a series of questionable life decisions."

    South of Nashville, TN

  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 12,766
    blasting said:
    Gawjus...let me ask a qusi-stupid question. The avacada....are you looking for a ripe or hard one? Is there a preference when grilling?

    Thanks, I looked for a avocado that was just starting to get slightly soft.  They were about one day harder than I'd normally eat em.  
    Appreciate that brother. You folks in the Southwest know all things when it comes to Chile, avocados, and cactus. ;)
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “May the four winds blow you safely home.”
  • EggObsessedEggObsessed Posts: 680
    This looks and sounds outstanding!!  Love all those flavors together!  Thanks for the inspiration!

    Kelley 
    Egging with No Joke Smoke (Bruce), watching sunsets on the waterfront at Lake Buchanan, TX.  BGEs: XL, Medium,  2 MiniMaxes. 36" Blackstone.
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