roasted avocado slices

April 15th, 2013


Sometimes you guys just have to trust me.

Because right now, some of you are thinking, “I’ve never had avocado served warm.” 

But the thing is — you’ve been missing out.  Like, desparately.  Because roasted (or grilled) avocado is so incredibly delicious, you’re going to be shocked when you finally try it.

These taste almost like big thick-cut baked french fries, only a million times richer and creamier.  They’re absolutely delicious.  And super easy — go try it!


Roasted Avocado Slices


2 avocados, fairly firm
Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Fleur de sel
Fresh ground pepper


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Cut each avocado into quarters, lengthwise, discarding stone and peel. Drizzle with a little olive oil and season generously with garlic powder, sea salt and fresh cracked pepper.  Bake for about 15 minutes or until the slices are a little golden at the edges.



Tags: appetizers · food · salads · side dishes

9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 I Showed Up In Boots // Apr 15, 2013 at 9:50 am

    So easy and they sound delicous! Cannot wait to try them!

  • 2 Rosemaryandthegoat // Apr 15, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    Katy, Looks yumming.  Funny, we were just in Austin this weekend for our grandsons 1st birthday and my son smoked a suckling pig. What one year old has a smoked pig for first birthday! Anyway, we grilled some avocado and they were yummy.  I may try the roasted or grilled in a salad. Yum.

  • 3 Kayla // Apr 16, 2013 at 10:04 am

    I’m not an avocado fan. I know. I know. Everyone tells me I’m missing out. But I’m trying to learn to like it. May have to try this way!

    Memoirs & Mochas

  • 4 Virginia S // Apr 16, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    I love avocados! They look really good, and quick and easy too. Thanks for the post.

  • 5 Annie // Apr 18, 2013 at 11:27 am

    So true!  I made avocado fries coated in breadcrumbs and it was amazing.

  • 6 Shel'Andrea // Apr 18, 2013 at 11:34 am

    Oh MYLANTA! Divinity! I’m sooo doing this tonight!

  • 7 Jana @ 333 Hand Lettering Project // May 20, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    I’m trying this tonight. Sometimes I can’t wait for them to ripen-love avocados so much 🙂
    Jana @ 333 Days of Hand Lettering

  • 8 Deedee // Mar 17, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Not yet
    Not yet
    Not yet
    Not yet
    Too late

  • 9 meladerm // Dec 4, 2014 at 9:04 am

    Ever try deep fried avocado….Mmmmm

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