The problem: You often find yourself staring in the mirror asking “Why, God, why is my guacamole so ordinary?? Can you please strike me with a glimmer of inspiration so I can have a full-blown fiesta of fantasticalness?!” The answer: Grilled corn guacamole. This stuff will blow that sombrero right off your head, folks. Do your tortilla chips a favor!

Grilled Corn Guacamole

Crunchy grilled corn spices up everyone's favorite dip — guacamole!
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Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, dip, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 3


  • 2 avocados
  • 2 ears corn
  • ½ bunch cilantro chopped finely
  • ½ onion minced
  • ½ jalapeño minced
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp. salt and pepper, each
  • 1 tsp. cumin optional


  • Heat a grill pan or outdoor grill over medium high heat. Spray pan with cooking spray, then place on ears of corn (husks and silks removed). Cook for a few minutes each side to create char marks.
  • Meanwhile, mash together the remaining ingredients using the back of a fork.
  • Let corn cool slightly, then cut off kernels into guac bowl. Fold in, taste and adjust seasoning if needed. Enjoy immediately!
Keyword avocados, cilantro, corn, dip, grilled, guacamole, lime, mexican
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  1. Yum! I've got two avocados, green onions and sweet corn in my fridge – guac for dinner tonight!

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