Monday, February 25, 2013

Grilled Avocado with Tomato Salad

This salad on a bed of butter lettuce would be a great lunch or the start to a meatless Monday dinner.
Grilled Avocado and Tomato Salad

Tomato Salad:
1 cup grape tomatoes, cleaned and sliced in quarters
1 teaspoon Jalapeno, finely diced
2 Tablespoons sweet onion, finely diced
1 small clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon sea salt
freshly ground pepper, to taste
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
In a small ceramic bowl, mix all the ingredients together and set aside.

For the grilled avocado:
2 avocados sliced in half
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
Combine olive oil and lime juice and brush over insides of avocado.
Heat grill to medium and grill avocado for about 4 minutes, it will be warm and leave grill marks.
Put avocados on a platter and top with tomato salad.

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