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Old 02-10-2008, 12:39 PM   #1
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Avocados, ground beef and re-fried beans

Avocados are cheap here right now...DH bought some Friday that were 4 for one dollar. We've had them on salads and in guacamole, but I want to use them another way.
DH has been craving something with re-fried beans, which I have. I have no tortillas, but I do have corn chips.
I also have ground beef, canned diced tomatoes, rice, etc.

Does anyone have an idea for me?

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Old 02-10-2008, 12:49 PM   #2
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Go ahead and do your ground beef (brown it, etc) with your canned maters and stuff, refried beans on the side with chips and then grill some Avocado's

Grilled Avocado's

Select a mostly ripe Avocado.

Split in half and carefully remove the pit.

Rub both cut sides with a light coating of lemon juice...this prevents it from turning brown.

Spritz or coat the cut side of the Avocado with Olive Oil. Sprinkle with Kosher Salt or your favorite rub.

Make sure to oil your cooking grids, as these have a tendency to stick to the grill. Cook over a medium hot grill, cut side down for approximately 4-5 minutes.

Carefully remove from grill with a spatula, as they will be soft and tongs will damage them.

Serve as is or fill the cavity with salsa. A non-fat veggie style dip would be nice here, too :P

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Old 02-10-2008, 01:08 PM   #3
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That looks great, but it's 23 degrees and falling here...a little chilly for grilling out.
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Old 02-10-2008, 01:23 PM   #4
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How about on a cake rack in the oven?
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There is a ton of recipes here: give me your best Avocado Recipe! - Tropicals Forum - GardenWeb HTH.
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Burgers served with guacamole and refried beans. Nachos on the side
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Old 02-10-2008, 03:45 PM   #7
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sounds good, Constance! I love all those things. Oh! that picture looks so appetizing!
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Avocados are cheap here right now..
I have seen some relatively inexpensive (NOT cheap @ 2 for $3) and have wondered where they're from. surely not California (avocado capital of the world) since 3/4 of the crop was destroyed in the fires last year -- and not just the crop, but the trees as well.
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Constance,
Peel and mash one avocado, add lemon juice and powder sugar... mix well and chill.
This is avocado cream, a popular dessert from Brazil.
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I have seen some relatively inexpensive (NOT cheap @ 2 for $3) and have wondered where they're from.
The avocados we got are from Chile, June.
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How about on a cake rack in the oven?
I've never thought of that...great idea, butcher!
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