Grilled avocado is stuffed with a fresh mixture of cucumber, tomato and crispy grilled chickpeas! A drizzle of tahini makes this a delicious, healthy and easy, vegan dinner!
WHOOOOAAA NOW, super creamy avocado that gets kissed with a little bit of smoky grill action. <— That’s a real thing that you get to put in your mouth and it’s going to make the person inside of you who wants to AVOCADO all the things, like, SUPER STOKED about all things LIFE.
Because these perfectly grilled and stuffed avocados? LIFELIFELIFE RIGHT HERE.
I am obsessing. Like, all the time. How-EV-ER, this time, there are a few really good reasons for the hoopla and super-excited, CAPITAL LETTERS and MAJOR !!! that I am going to write about this seemingly simple recipe:
- G-R-I-L-L-E-D Avocado. Did we just talk about that? Don’t care. We’re talking cut them in half, put them on the BBQ and then proceed to wait a few REALLY LONG SEEMING minutes until the vibrant, green and creamy flesh gets those perfectly charred grill marks. AKA: The tell-tale sign that something smoky and delicious is about to enter a face near you.
SPOILER ALERT: It’s YOUR face. !!!! 🙂 🙂
- G-R-I-L-L-E-D CHICKPEAS. Was your mind just blown? My mind was blown. And my taste buds just fell off my head a little bit (read: A LOT.) You know those crazy addictive little bites of crispy goodness that my snacking mouth loves to POP all day long? Some people call them roasted chickpeas. TODAY, we call them GRILLED.
Which I didn’t actually think would work. At ALL. But then Pompeian sent me their new Grapeseed Oil Spray, which has a higher smoke point and a light taste, that won’t overpower the other flavors of a recipe. Basically, it’s MADE for turning squishy, raw chickpeas into the most magical combination of smoky and spicy that you’ll ever put into your face.
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I think my secret inner grill-master self subconsciously just wants to grill ALL the things because it just makes them SO MUCH BETTER.
BUT WAIT. We didn’t even talk about how these healthy-green avocados stuffed to the BRIM with fresh deliciousness are actually, well, GREEN. Like in the environmental kinda sense. Pompeian’s line of cooking sprays use a SUPER neat pouch system instead of weird propellants or other yucky chemicals. This means you don’t waste ONE DROP of oil, PLUS you get to be one of those fabulous eco-friendly people.
Tasty food. Happy planet. SO MUCH GOODNESS HERE GUYS.
Anyway. Grilled chickpeas tossed with healthy, Grapeseed Oil Spray. Let’s keep obsessing over them. They’re crispy and have smoky vibes that make my taste buds pretty much just spin out of control. Like, I kind of just wanted to eat them forever and ever.
But then creamy avocado. WITH the spicy-crunchety YUM. ANDANDAND juicy, fresh tomatoes with bites of refreshingly-crisp cucumber.
ANNNND velvety-smooth and rich TAHINI with BURTS of tangy, zesty lemon juice. Just like when we doused the stuff on some grilled sweet potatoes, we’re at it again. Are you one of those people that finds a new ingredient and then obsessively slathers it on EVERY. POSSIBLE. THING. You can find EVER?
I’m one of those people.
But I probably didn’t need to tell you that.
Nor do I need to tell you it’s time to stop typing and start GRILLIN’
FOR THIS RECIPE, I RECOMMEND:
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(based off of using 1/3 can chickpeas)
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