Grilled Avocado with Mediterranean Salad
  1. 3 ripe Del Monte® avocados, halved with pits removed
  2. 1 cup diced ripe Del Monte® tomatoes
  3. ½ cup diced roasted red peppers
  4. ½ cup diced feta cheese
  5. 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  6. 4 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  7. 1 green onion, minced
  8. ¼ teaspoon salt
  9. ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  10. 3 tablespoons minced parsley
  11. 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  12. Additional salt and pepper for seasoning avocados
  13. Additional olive oil to brush on avocados
  1. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, red peppers, feta, vinegar, olive oil, green onion, salt, pepper and parsley. (Do not make in advance and refrigerate since this mixture should be served at room temperature.)
  2. Rub lemon juice on the surface of the avocado halves. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Season the avocado halves with salt and pepper.
  4. Brush with additional olive oil.
  5. Grill avocado halves flesh side down over high heat for several minutes.
  6. Once the flesh has deep grill marks, turn halves over, reduce heat to low and continue cooking for another 4-5 minutes.
  7. The avocados are done with they are hot and soft all the way through.
  8. Place each avocado half on a plate.
  9. Mound the tomato/red pepper/feta mixture on top of the avocados and serve immediately.
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