Healthy Stuffed Avocados

I am going through an avocado phase right now. They just taste so delicious!  This stuffed avocado is something that you could eat with a salad, fish, or even just eat plain as a side dish!

Serves: 4

Healthy Stuffed Avocados

10 minPrep Time

12 minCook Time

22 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 whole avocados, halved and removed from skin
  • 1 cup cooked, shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1/8 cup shredded mozzarella
  • cilantro, optional topping
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  
  2. Cover a cookie sheet in foil.
  3. Place avocado, cut side down, on the pan to cook.
  4. Put pan in the oven and cook for about 10 minutes.
  5. Keep the avocado halves on the pan after taking them out of the oven and set aside.
  6. Heat oven to broil.
  7. In a small bowl mix your chicken and salsa together.
  8. Flip over your avocados and add your  salsa chicken, tomato, onions, cheese and cilantro evenly over each one.
  9. Once your oven is ready, put your avocados back in the oven and broil them for 2 minutes.
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5 Responses to “Healthy Stuffed Avocados”

  1. Cheryl at Snaps of Ginger
    Avocados are one of my favorite things. I can't believe I hated them when I was little, I missed out on so many years! Guess I'll have to eat as many as possible now to make up for it... This is a great way to do it! ~Cheryl http://snaps-of-ginger.blogspot.com/
  2. Wow, I would use these as a main dish for lunch! Amazing! I'm heading to my neighbor's avocado tree and snag a few! I do have a question..... what's the purpose of baking the avocados first? I understand the broiling to melt the cheese, but what does it do for the avocado to bake it first? Does it make it softer? Just wondering? As always, thank you for posting the most amazing recipes!

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