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Smoked and Cheesy Avocado Bombs

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Everyone Loves Avocados and Cheese

Surprise your guests with these mouth-watering avocado bombs. Be sure to enjoy the bombs while they're hot so the melted cheese oozes out of the avocado bombs. 

We have also seen other recipes that substitute the cheese with an egg and the ground beef with the bacon, the perfect excuse to start your grill early in the morning!

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Recipe Video  

Ingredients

  • Fogo Super Premium Lump Charcoal
  • 3 Avocados
  • 2 lbs 80/20 ground beef
  • 3 slices Jalapeno Havarti Cheese
  • Cilantro
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Optional: Salsa and Sour Cream as dipping sauces 

Directions

Set up your grill for indirect heat at 225 degrees with some cherry wood for smoke. While the grill is warming up, prepare the Avocado bombs by slicing the avocado in half and removing the seed. Then, carefully remove the avocados from the skin with a spoon.

slicing the avocados and removing the seeds

Fill the hole in the avocado with a few small slices of Jalapeno Havarti cheese. This is a great melting cheese and has a great spicy creaminess. Pepper jack cheese would work if Havarti is not available. Put a few cilantro leaves with the cheese then close up the two sides of the avocado.

placing the cheese inside the avocado's seed hole

Next, split up your ground beef into 3 even parts. Take the first one and flatten it out a little on the counter and set the stuffed avocado on top.

wrapping the stuffed avocado with ground beef

Wrap the avocado with the ground beef and sprinkle the outside with some taco seasoning and a liberal sprinkling of kosher salt. Do this for all 3 avocados.

sprinkling the avocado bombs with taco seasoning

Then smoke low and slow until the beef reaches 145 degrees internal temperature. It is difficult to get an accurate temperature reading since the meat layer is so thin, so just make sure it is cooked through and at least 145. The USDA says to cook ground beef to well done at 160 degrees.

ready to smoke the avocado bombs with Fogo All Natural Lump Charcoal

Slice the avocado bombs in half and sprinkle with salt. Use salsa or sour cream for a dipping sauce. Enjoy with an ice cold margarita or cerveza.

smoked avocado bombs ready to serve


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