Spicy Stuffed Avocados

Number of Servings: 4 (325g)
Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Spicy Stuffed Avocados

The tough skin of avocado makes a perfect bowl to support a heaping serving of veggies on top of the creamy green flesh of the avocado itself. For a cheaper and faster alternative to the vegan “cream” described below, substitute plain, non-fat Greek yogurt.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ red pepper, diced
  • ½ cup corn
  • ½ red onion, minced
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped and divided
  • 1 Tbsp. salt-free Mexican seasoning
  • 1 cup cashews, soaked in water overnight
  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 2 avocados, halved and pitted

Directions

  1. Dry toast your cleaned quinoa for 1-2 minutes over medium heat. Add vegetable broth and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes, until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Combine chopped vegetables, half of cilantro and the spice mix. When quinoa is cooked, add to vegetable mixture and cool.
  3. Drain the cashews and place them in a food processor with 1/4 cup water, vinegar and salt. Puree, adding extra water in small increments as needed to get the desired texture. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the remaining cilantro and refrigerate.
  4. Divide the slightly cooled vegetable mixture evenly across avocado halves. Serve with a dollop of the cashew cream and garnish with the remaining cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 325g

Amount per serving
Calories 510
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 17g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 16g 57%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 19g
Protein 17g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 62.3mg 4%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 1130mg 25%
Vitamin A 95.7mcg 10%
Vitamin C 32mcg 35%
Vitamin E 3.7mg 25%
Vitamin K 39.9mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 6.7mg 45%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 240.9mcg 60%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 4.1mcg 15%
Chloride 13.3mg 0%
Pantothenate 2.2mg 40%
Phosphorus 431.8mg 35%
Iodine 2.4mcg 2%
Magnesium 208.9mg 50%
Zinc 3.8mg 35%
Selenium 8.8mcg 15%
Copper 1.1mg 120%
Manganese 1.4mg 60%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 50.2mcg 110%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Avocado, Black Beans (black Beans, Water, Salt), Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Onion, Organic Celery, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree, Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Sea Salt, Organic Savory Leaf, Organic Ground Bay Leaf), Cashews, Whole Grain Quinoa, Whole Yellow Corn, Red Bell Pepper, Onion, Cilantro, Cider Vinegar, Mexican Seasoning (onion, Garlic, Basil, Cumin, Red Pepper, Oregano, Jalapeno Pepper, Cilantro), Salt.

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