These grilled avocados are stuffed with Asian marinated steak, red peppers, grilled corn and scallions. Serve with a side of rice for a great summer meal!

You guys, I’m officially obsessed with this summer.

I mean, I love every summer but this one is really taking the cake.

It’s been awesomely hot all the time (you will never hear me complain about a heat wave), we’ve been at the lake every possible day, bought a paddle board (hella fun!), I tried (and successfully got up after about 6 attempts and about a gallon of swallowed water) wake-boarding for the first time last week, I’ve traded bread-like carbs for all.the.summer.fruit and have eaten my weight in berries and peaches alone and I’ve been using the grill for as many meals as possible.

This is literally all I want out of life.

Maybe just without the whole work thing thrown in between too.

Too much to ask?

These grilled avocados are stuffed with Asian marinated steak, red peppers, grilled corn and scallions. Serve with a side of rice for a great summer meal!
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In years past I sort of just ignored the grill.

It was always there but I never really embraced its presence or I just made Ulysses deal with it while I prepared the rest of the food in the kitchen.

No idea what changed this year but I just want to grill everything!

These grilled avocados are stuffed with Asian marinated steak for an easy, healthy and delicious summer meal.

Avocados included.

With avocados in season, this month is all about a “dinner en green” theme and I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the awesome little green fruit in July than by grilling it!

I’ve seen it done a few times and kept thinking I wanted to try it out but was a little turned off by the idea of eating the avocado warm.

Grilled Avocados make the perfect vessel for stuffing with grilled steak, corn, peppers and scallions for a delicious summer meal.

I’ve done the baked egg in avocado thing before and don’t really love the hot avocado flesh.

Grilling avocados though gives it this wonderful smoky taste that remains even if you let it cool down after grilling before stuffing and eating (which is what I did and prefer).

The stuffing in these grilled avocados is equally noteworthy.

Marinate steak overnight, grill it up and stuff inside these grilled California avocados for an easy summer meal.

The steak is marinated with Asian inspired ingredients overnight then grilled as well and tossed with grilled corn, red pepper, scallions and red onion.

The flavors sort of remind me of this smoky steak and pepper skillet recipe.

It’s incredibly flavorful and pretty much summer portioned into individual avocado boats.

You can keep it low carb and light and eat it as is or serve it with some tamari garlic grilled green beans and some rice for a more substantial option.

Other red meat like grilled venison backstrap or even lamb would be great stuffed in these grilled avocados too so feel free to switch it up based on what you have on hand!

Love this Asian Steak Stuffed Grilled Avocados recipe?

Check out these other summery avocado dishes: zucchini pasta with avocado cream sauce, chilled avocado sweet corn soupavocado sriracha egg salad.

More stuffed vegetable recipes to try: Bison Stuffed PeppersChicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers, Cheesy Chicken Stuffed EggplantShrimp Caesar Salad Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, & Black Garlic Cheese and Turkey Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms.

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Asian Steak Stuffed Grilled Avocados

Servings: 4 servings
Prep: 12 hours
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 12 hours 30 minutes
These grilled avocados are stuffed with Asian marinated steak, red peppers, grilled corn and scallions. Serve with a side of rice for a great summer meal!

Ingredients 

For the steak

  • 1 pound tri-tip steak, cut into bite-size pieces (but big enough to not fall through slats on grill)
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced

For avocados

  • 4 avocados, cut in half, pit removed
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 ear corn, shucked
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 small red onion, diced
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced

Instructions 

  • Whisk together all the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl. Add steak, toss to coat, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Place the ear of corn on the grill and cook until charred all around, turning a few times as needed. Remove from grill and let cool. Once cool, cut the kernels off of the cob and add to a large bowl with the red pepper, onion and scallion.
  • Carefully scoop out each avocado half a little bit to create a slightly bigger cavity for stuffing.
  • Brush each avocado half with the grapeseed oil then place on the grill flesh side down. Cook for 5 minutes on the grill with the lid open until grill marks appear. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  • Place steak on the grill and cook for about 2 minutes per side until grill marks appear and cooked through.
  • Toss cooked steak with the corn, red pepper, onion and scallions.
  • Spoon the steak mixture into each grilled avocado half.
  • Serve with cooked white rice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1SERVINGCalories: 732kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 36gFat: 53gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 32gCholesterol: 94mgSodium: 802mgFiber: 15gSugar: 13g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: Asian
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19 Comments

    1. The whole vibe of the recipe is grilled so it won’t really taste the same but you can just skip grilling the corn and avocado and cook the steak in a pan or in the oven instead.

  1. Always looking for new ways to enjoy my favorite vegetable/fruit/berry. Avocados are my go-to this time of year, so you recipe is on deck. It looks fantastic!

  2. I can’t get over how gorgeous these grilled avocados look! What a yummy recipe! Pinning and dying to make!

  3. I’ve never grilled an avocado Gina, and this dinner looks insanely delicious. Sounds perfect with the steak. And I’m so glad you’re having an awesome summer, it’s been a really good one here too.

  4. Its new to me, but I am totally obsessing over summer lately myself! The foods – the sunshine – outdoors and all of it! And of course, the grill! And these avocados – RIGHT?!