Grilled Guacamole & Pico De Gallo

Recipe Grilled Guacamole Pico De Gallo02

A smokey, mellow take on a classic Guacamole accompanied with a tangy salsa. Pre-grilled, lightly charred ingredients is the secret to this upgraded delicious all time favourite.Ingredients:

  • 1 red onion, 
  • 2 to 4 (depending on heat preference) jalapeños or any seasonal peppers. 
  • 2 limes
  • 2 Roma tomatoes
  • 2 avocados 
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • Sea salt 
  • A few sprigs of coriander


  • Preheat a griddle.
  • Chop coriander finely.


    • Cut all produce, except coriander, into halves. De-seed the peppers and avocados. Leave avocados skin on for easy handling. Peel garlic. Brush all ingredients generously with olive oil. Sprinkle with smoked paprika, ground cumin and a few pinches of salt. Grill everything on each side for 4 to 5 minutes or until char lines appear. Set aside to cool slightly.

    Pico De Gallo (salsa)

    • Once cooled, dice up the onion, peppers tomatoes and 1 clove of garlic. Add half of the coriander and salt to taste into diced ingredients. Squeeze in 2 halves of lime and mix well. Divide salsa into 2 halves. 


    • Scoop out avocados and mash into a rustic texture. Add the other diced garlic, remaining coriander, salt to taste, squeeze in the remaining limes, half of the salsa and mix well. 


    • In a medium size bowl, form an outer ring with remaining salsa. Place guacamole in the centre of the bowl. Finish with a light sprinkling of smoked paprika and ground cumin. 

    Dip with cheesy corn chips or toasted pita bread. 

    Buen provecho, amigos!
    Chef Nelly👩🏻🍳

    Recipe Grilled Guacamole Pico De Gallo01