Chunky Grilled Vegetable Guacamole



Enjoy this delicious guacamole as a snack or appetizer with a few whole grain tortillas.

Makes 8 servings
Cooking time: n/a


  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil, divided (plus more for the grill)
  • 1 small zucchini, cut lengthwise in 3 long strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeds removed, sliced in half
  • 1 just ripe avocado, peeled, sliced in half
  • ½ small red onion, sliced in half juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) cilantro, minced


  1. Prepare grill by brushing with canola oil. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Lightly brush both sides of vegetables with 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of the canola oil. Place zucchini strips, bell pepper, avocado halves and onion on the grill for about 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  3. Remove from grill. Finely dice zucchini, pepper and onion. Place in large bowl. Add avocado and mash in.
  4. Stir in remaining canola oil, lime juice and cilantro. Refrigerate until serving.


Reference : Canadian Diabetes Association