Guacamole With Charred Corn, Black Beans, and Scallions

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Guacamole With Charred Corn, Black Beans, and Scallions

A combination of beans, corn, and scallions add extra texture to the standard avocado mash.

  • Yield:serves 8 as an appetizer
  • Active time: 25 minutes
  • Total time:25 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 ears of corn, kernels removed, cobs discarded
  • 1 (14-ounce) can black beans, drained, rinsed, and dried
  • 6 scallions, finely sliced
  • 1/2 recipe Best Basic Guacamole
  • Kosher salt
  • Up to 1 tablespoon lime juice


  1. 1.

    Heat oil in a medium skillet over high heat until smoking. Add corn kernels and toss to coat. Cook without moving until well charred on one side, about 2 minutes. Toss and repeat until corn is charred all over, about 6 minutes total. Transfer to a medium bowl. Add beans, scallions, and guacamole. Fold to combine and season to taste with salt and lime juice. Serve immediately with warm tortilla chips.