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Grilled Portabello Mushrooms With Chipotle Guacamole

The chipotle guacamole can be made several hours ahead, covered and refrigerated.

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 14 people

Recipe Ingredients

12   Portabello mushrooms - (to 14)
1/4 cup 59mlOlive oil
1/4 cup 59mlLemon juice
2 teaspoons 10mlSalt
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
4   Avocados
2   Canned chipotle peppers -(to 3) - minced
1/3 cup 20g / 0.7ozMinced onion
1/3 cup 78mlGrated queso fresco

Recipe Instructions

Clean mushrooms with damp paper towel. Cut off stems and discard; set caps aside. Combine oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. Brush mushroom caps with marinade and let stand 15 minutes.

Grill mushrooms gill-side up over medium heat on covered grill until tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Pat excess moisture from center of mushrooms with paper towel and place gill-side up on serving platter.

Cut each avocado in half and remove pit. Peel and mash with fork in bowl. Stir in chipotles, onion, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1-1/2 teaspoons salt. Spoon avocado mixture onto mushrooms. Sprinkle each with queso fresco.

This recipe yields 12 to 14 servings.

Each of 14 servings: 191 calories; 427 mg sodium; 3 mg cholesterol; 17 grams fat; 10 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams protein; 3.07 grams fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 06-25-2000


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