Stuffed Avocados

Stuffed Avocados

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From: EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2006

Pimientos and a touch of cayenne enrich a light creamy dressing for a luxurious but healthful seafood salad. Stuff avocado halves with it for a sensational lunch or light supper.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • ¼ cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons pimientos, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 2⅔ cups cooked crabmeat, picked over
  • 2 ripe avocados, halved
  • Lemon wedges for garnish


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  1. Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, pimientos, garlic, cayenne and salt in a blender. Blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and mix in crab. Adjust seasoning with cayenne and salt.
  2. Divide the crab salad among avocado halves. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 171 calories; 11 g fat(2 g sat); 5 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 12 g protein; 80 mcg folate; 34 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 240 IU vitamin A; 10 mg vitamin C; 51 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 224 mg sodium; 554 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Folate (20% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ lean meat, 2½ fat

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