Southwestern Stuffed Avocado

Avocados are stuffed with a zesty mixture of corn, black beans, and tomato, for a tasty dish that can be enjoyed for Meatless Monday breakfast, lunch or dinner. This recipe comes to us from Sharon Palmer, The Plant-Powered Dietitian.

Serves 4

  • 2 avocados, ripe, but firm
  • ½ c frozen corn, thawed
  • ½ c canned black beans, rinsed, drained
  • ¼ c chopped red onions
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium ripe tomato, chopped
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • Dash salt and pepper

Slice avocados in half lengthwise and remove pits. Set aside.

Mix remaining ingredients together in a small bowl.

Place each avocado half on a small salad plate. Fill cavity with salad mixture, allowing to overflow onto plate.

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Nutrition Information

Southwestern Stuffed Avocado

Servings per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories:  220

Calories from Fat:  136

Total Fat:  15.1 g

Saturated Fat:  2.2 g


Sodium:  126 mcg

Carbohydrates:  21 g

Dietary Fiber:  10 g

Protein:  5 g

Sugars:  2 g

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