Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Over-Stuffed Avocados

Avocados by themselves are divine, but then when you fill them with chicken, onions, cucumbers, and yogurt? Something amazing is born. These over-stuffed avocados are a great appetizer or game day treat. And the plus side - they are less than 300 calories a piece!



Over-Stuffed Avocados
4 SERVINGS 
PREP: 10 minutes           COOK: 10 minutes            READY IN: 20 minutes


  SIMPLE         HEALTHY      YUM
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INGREDIENTS


  • 4 medium avocados
  • 2 chicken breasts, cooked and cubed
  • 1/4 cup green peppers, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/3 cup nonfat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar (or as needed)

DIRECTIONS


  1. Slice avocado in half lengthwise. scoop out center, leaving about 1/4 inch of the fruit all around. Put scooped fruit in medium-sized bowl. Set halves aside.
  2. Add chicken, pepper, onion, cucumber, yogurt, mustard, lemon juice, salt, and sugar to the bowl. Mix well.
  3. Scoop mixture into avocados. Chill if desired.

NUTRITION FACTS



    3/4 cup serving    259 calories   12.9 g fat   13.4 g carbs    22.7 g protein    8.5 g sugar   

Enjoy!
Recipe adapted from Muscle & Fitness Hers

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