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Pico De Gallo Stuffed Baked Avocado Recipe Stuffed Finished Square

Pico de Gallo Stuffed Baked Avocados


  • Author: Mike
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Pico de Gallo stuffed baked Avocados are one of my favorite side dishes for Mexican food!  Quick, easy and healthy - this is superfood at it's finest!


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Ingredients

  • 2 avocados (cut in half)
  • 1 ripe tomato (diced)
  • 1 small yellow onion (diced)
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro (diced)
  • dash garlic salt
  • dash table salt
  • 1/2 lime (juice)
  • 3 oz cojita cheese
  • 3 oz mexican shredded cheese

Notes

  • Make your Pico de Gallo 1-4 hours ahead of time and place it in the fridge.  This will allow the flavors to mingle a bit, letting the oils from the cilantro and onion disperse so it’s more of an even bite throughout.
  • You want a perfectly ripe Avocado here.  Overly ripe ones will fall apart.  For this dish, you want to be able to slightly flatten the underside to that it sits flat on a pan – so that’s why I go by.  If I press the underside firmly and just get it to flatten out slightly, we’re in business.
  • I use both Cojita cheese and the Kirkland Mexican Cheese Blend on mine.  You can go with one or the other if it’s easier, since you’ll only really use a little of each.
  • If you want more space to be able to stuff, simply spoon out some of the avocado flesh to create a larger hole.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 0
  • Calories: 260
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 0
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 0
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0
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