Spicy Stuffed Avocados

Number of Servings: 4 (332g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 45 min.
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 (15 oz.) 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 332g

Amount per serving
Calories 550
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.5g 42%
Saturated Fat 5.5g 30%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 19.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 16g 57%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 22g
Protein 17g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 65.7mg 6%
Iron 5.1mg 30%
Potassium 1140mg 25%
Vitamin A 55mcg 6%
Vitamin C 31.8mg 35%
Vitamin E 3.8mg 25%
Vitamin K 42.1mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 6.9mg 45%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 257.5mcg 64%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 8.6mcg 30%
Chloride 181.2mg 8%
Pantothenate 2.3mg 40%
Phosphorus 431.5mg 35%
Iodine 6.2mcg 4%
Magnesium 215.2mg 50%
Zinc 4.1mg 35%
Selenium 7.2mcg 15%
Copper 1.2mg 130%
Manganese 1.2mg 50%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 60.3mcg 130%

* 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 Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Unsalted Dry Roasted 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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