Avocados with Salted Caramel

  • Serves

    serves 2 to 4 people

  • Cook

    10 minutes


By Ben Mims

Published on December 11, 2015

Salty, bittersweet caramel meets buttery avocado in this quick treatment, perfect for dessert or as a snack served atop toast or ice cream.


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 12 cup sugar
  • Flaky sea salt


Step 1

Arrange the avocado halves, cut side down, on either 2 or 4 serving plates. Pour the sugar into a small nonstick skillet, and heat over medium-high. Cook the sugar, shaking the skillet occasionally until the sugar dissolves into an amber caramel. Immediately, drizzle the hot caramel over the avocados and sprinkle with sea salt. Let the caramel cool and harden, then serve.

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