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Quinoa Stuffed Avocado

Servings:

4

Ready In:

10 Mins

Calories:

662

Good For:

Lunch

About this Recipe

Avocado makes everything better! And these quinoa stuffed avocados are no exception. Made with fresh, flavorful ingredients, this recipe is simple, tasty, and perfect for a hot summer day.

Avocado has become a popular food, and not just for its flavor. Avocado is high in healthy fats, potassium, folate, and vitamins K and C. Additionally, quinoa is incredibly nutritious, containing high amounts of fiber, magnesium, and iron, as well as various beneficial antioxidants.

MACRONUTRIENTS

PROTEIN

22.3 GRAMS

CARBOHYDRATES

93.2 GRAMS

FATS

25.4 GRAMS

Ingredients

2 avocados, pitted

1 cup cooked quinoa

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

2 scallions, sliced

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 cup corn (fresh, frozen, or canned)

2 Tbsp. olive oil

Juice of 2 limes

Salt

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Scoop out avocados, leaving a thin layer. Dice avocado and set aside.

Step 2

Make quinoa salad. In a bowl, combine quinoa, beans, scallions, avocado, peppers, and corn. Add olive oil and lime juice, and then toss. Season with salt.

Step 3

Divide quinoa salad among four avocado halves.