Who knew there were so many different ways to stuff an avocado? This mild and creamy fruit is packed full of healthy fats and makes a rich addition to any recipe. Stuffed avocado shells make a beautiful presentation for dinner parties and social gatherings. Try these recipes for a unique side dish from the Food Monster App this holiday season!
1. Chickpea Salad Stuffed Avocados
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This Chickpea Salad Stuffed Avocado by Kat Condon uses the flavors of a classic potato salad (like dill, celery, and onions) but instead of mayo, the recipe employs the texture deliciousness of avocados to give the dish a creamy texture. The only way to improve on an already stellar chickpea salad would be to make the bowl and avocado – and so here we are!
2. Corn on the Cob Salsa Stuffed Avocado
Roasting brings out a deeper corny flavor and changes the texture just slightly. Roasted corn can be added to slaws and salads but we love to make this corn salsa with it. It’s chewy, sweet, spicy and tangy. You could serve it over the half shell (avocado, that is!) or you can dice the avocado and mix it in. Either way, this Corn on the Cob Salsa Stuffed Avocado by Lisa Dawn Angerame is great in tacos, with rice, with potatoes, or chips.
3. Cheesy Tempeh Stuffed Avocado
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Easy, healthy, and filled with complete plant-based protein, these Cheesy Tempeh Stuffed Avocados by Nikki and Zuzana make a tasty side dish or light lunch. Quickly sauté some collard greens and tempeh with herbs and spices and then stuff it into a creamy, refreshing avocado.
4. ‘Tuna’ Stuffed Avocados
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Who says you need fish to make tuna? In this ‘Tuna’ Stuffed Avocados recipe by Molly Patrick, white beans are pulsed into a crumbly, tuna-like consistency, slathered with vegan mayo, and given some seafood essence with dill and dulse flakes. From here, you can either pack this tuna in a sandwich or follow the recipe and stuff them into avocados for a visually-pleasing appetizer. Either way is delicious!
5. Stuffed Avocado Boats
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This healthy snack is a great way of eating some of your favorite nutritious ingredients all in one delicious, portable avocado bowl! Fill these Stuffed Avocado Boats by Kelly Fielding with some of your favorite dip and then sprinkle on top all of your favorite seasonings, seeds, nuts, and more. Adorable, yummy, and healthy.
6. Baked and Stuffed Avocados With Cashew Queso and Sausage
These rich and creamy avocados are smothered in our cashew queso, topped with plant-based sausage and finished with Salsa Pico which adds a freshness to these decadent snacks. These Baked and Stuffed Avocados With Cashew Queso and Sausage by Wicked Healthy are perfect party food!
7. Tofu Scramble-Stuffed Avocado
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Want a wonderfully light, yet satisfying breakfast? Look no further than this Tofu Scramble-Stuffed Avocado by Helyn Dunn. In this recipe, creamy halved avocados are stuffed with a savory tofu scramble. Not only is this breakfast different, it’s also incredibly easy to make!
8. Taco-Spiced Veggie Meat Stuffed Avocado
Skip the bowl and use the avocado shell to hold all the taco goodness in these Taco-Spiced Veggie Meat Stuffed Avocado by Celeste Meredith. Creamy avocados are stuffed with tomatoes, jalapeños, red onion, fresh herbs, and taco-seasoned textured vegetable protein, a high-protein and gluten-free option for meaty vegan dishes. It’s drizzled with an easy, creamy avocado sauce — just throw everything in a blender and it’s good to go. This dish comes together in just 20 minutes, so it’s great for an easy dinner or to take along to parties.
9. Stuffed Avocado with Chipotle Mayo
Looking for a healthy, vegan mayo? This one tastes as good as the real deal, but oh so much healthier! It’s a great snack, meal, or side dish! Try this Stuffed Avocado with Chipotle Mayo by Jodi Burke!
10. Strawberry-Mango Salsa Stuffed Avocado
Avocado lovers, attention please! The salsa is sweet, tart, a little spicy, and mixed with fresh cilantro and then stuffed into a ripe, buttery avocado. These Strawberry-Mango Salsa Stuffed Avocados by Florian Nouh are the perfect summer appetizer or treat.
11. Cashew Cream Stuffed Avocado
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In this recipe, halved avocados are stuffed with a homemade cashew cream, garnished with chopped nuts and chives, and served with a side of sliced cherry tomatoes. This simple recipe both looks and tastes like something you would order off the menu at a high-end restaurant, but it’s so easy — and affordable — to make in your own home. Serve these Cashew Cream Stuffed Avocados by Kuteer and Trisha Zanasi as an appetizer or light course at a dinner party, or simply enjoy them with no occasion in mind.
12. Mediterranean Grilled Chickpea- Stuffed Avocado
You’ll be using your grill two ways in this recipe: for cooking up some crispy chickpeas, and for getting perfect grill marks on avocado halves! As if avocados themselves couldn’t be any better, right? These Mediterranean Grilled Chickpea-Stuffed Avocados by Taylor Kiser are stuffed with a colorful mixture of tomato, cucumber, grilled chickpeas, and drizzled with a generous amount of tasty tahini sauce.
13. Zucchini Noodle Stuffed Avocado With Creamy Sauce
Chickpea salad, cashew cream, and more, avocados are the perfect vessel for so many different foods. In this Zucchini Noodle Stuffed Avocado with Creamy Sauce recipe by Lena Pfetzer, they’re stuffed with noodles, romanesco, and sautéed mushrooms tossed in a creamy avocado basil sauce. This is perfect for serving at parties or as a light lunch — don’t worry about the avocados browning, though. Keeping them in chilled water while you prepare everything halts the process!
14. Stuffed Avocado Shells
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This Stuffed Avocado Shells recipe by Maria Loghin is equally if not more appetizing, especially if you want to prepare something that will impress at a dinner party. There´s also some lime and dill in there, which give the dish a really fresh taste (perfect for hot summer days).
15. Even More Amazing Avocado Recipes!
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If you’re sick of the stuffed avocados at this point, check out even more Amazing Avocado Recipes that utilize them in other yummy ways!
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