Chef Rocky Barnette of the Capri in Marfa, Texas, calls his eponymous grilled-avocado guacamole “vegan foie gras.” Slideshow: More Guacamole Recipes 

Rocky Barnette
July 2017

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Credit: Douglas Friedman

Recipe Summary

total:
1 hr 30 mins
Yield:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, combine the onion with the cilantro, jalapeños, the 1/3 cup of lime juice and 1 tablespoon of the oil. Season with salt. Cover the pico de gallo and refrigerate for 1 hour.

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  • Light a grill and oil the grate. Lightly brush the cut sides of the avocados with oil and lime juice; season with salt. Grill cut side down over high heat until charred, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate and let cool.

  • Scoop the avocado flesh into a large bowl and coarsely mash with a fork. Gently fold in 1 cup of the pico de gallo, the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil and the cumin and season generously with salt and pepper. Garnish with the remaining 1/3 cup of pico de gallo. Serve with tostones.

Make Ahead

The guacamole can be covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated overnight.

Notes

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