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Chipotle-Cheddar Broiled Avocado Halves


From EatingWell:  March/April 2013

In this avocado side-dish recipe, zesty avocado halves are topped with melted Cheddar cheese and broiled until golden brown. You can serve these healthy avocado halves as a side dish with grilled chicken or steak.

4 servings, 1/2 avocado each | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes



  1. Preheat broiler to High.
  2. Place avocado halves on a baking sheet.
  3. Thoroughly combine cheese, chipotle, lime juice and salt in a small bowl. Evenly divide the cheese mixture among the avocado halves. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat source until the cheese is bubbling and beginning to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve warm with lime wedges.


Per serving : 191 Calories; 17 g Fat; 4 g Sat; 11 g Mono; 7 mg Cholesterol; 9 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 7 g Fiber; 99 mg Sodium; 499 mg Potassium

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fat

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