Salmon-Stuffed Avocados

Salmon-Stuffed Avocados

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine, Spring 2019

Canned salmon is a valuable pantry staple and a practical way to include heart-healthy omega-3-rich fish in your diet. Here, we combine it with avocados in an easy no-cook meal.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 (5 ounce) cans salmon, drained, flaked, skin and bones removed
  • 2 avocados
  • Chopped chives for garnish

Preparation

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  1. Combine yogurt, celery, parsley, lime juice, mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; mix well. Add salmon and mix well.
  2. Halve avocados lengthwise and remove pits. Scoop about 1 tablespoon flesh from each avocado half into a small bowl. Mash the scooped-out avocado flesh with a fork and stir into the salmon mixture.
  3. Fill each avocado half with about ¼ cup of the salmon mixture, mounding it on top of the avocado halves. Garnish with chives, if desired.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ avocado and ¼ cup salmon salad
  • Per serving: 293 calories; 20 g fat(3 g sat); 7 g fiber; 10 g carbohydrates; 23 g protein; 94 mcg folate; 61 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 413 IU vitamin A; 14 mg vitamin C; 94 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 400 mg sodium; 807 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Folate (24% daily value), Vitamin C (23% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½

Reviews 1

April 07, 2019
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By: RaisinHell91
Great recipe. This was my first time using canned salmon, and I wasn't sure how if I was going to like it, but it turned out delicious!
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