Spicy Stuffed Avocados

Number of Servings: 4 (326 G)
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 326G

Amount per serving
Calories 510
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 17g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Potassium 1130mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 17%
Dietary Fiber 16g 64%
Total Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 10g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 6%
Iron 30%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin E 15%
Vitamin K 45%
Thiamin 30%
Riboflavin 15%
Niacin 15%
Vitamin B6 30%
Folate 60%
Vitamin B12 0%
Biotin 2%
Chloride 0%
Pantothenate 20%
Phosphorus 45%
Iodine 2%
Magnesium 50%
Zinc 25%
Selenium 15%
Copper 50%
Manganese 70%
Chromium 0%
Molybdenum 70%

* 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 (filtered Water, Organic Carrots, Organic Tomatoes, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Garlic, Organic Leeks, Sea Salt, Organic Bay Leaves, Organic Parsley, Organic Thyme), 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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