Advertisement

Guacamole-Stuffed Eggs

April/May 2006, The EatingWell Diet (2007)

Your rating: None Average: 4 (30 votes)

Guacamole-stuffed eggs are the perfect healthy appetizer recipe for an easy, yet impressive, potluck or party dish.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Was going to take deviled eggs to a party this week, but will try this recipe instead.....great idea, love avocados, but never thought to combine with eggs! Thanks! "
Guacamole-Stuffed Eggs

Makes: 6 servings

Serving Size: 2 egg halves

Active Time:

Total Time:

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup prepared fresh tomato salsa
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Kosher salt & cracked black pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Place eggs in a single layer in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook at the barest simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, pour out hot water and cover the eggs with ice-cold water. Let stand in the water until cool enough to handle before peeling. Let cool to room temperature or refrigerate until cold.
  2. Meanwhile, mash avocado with salsa and lemon juice in a medium bowl until combined, but still a little chunky.
  3. Cut each egg in half; remove and discard yolks. Fill each half with about 2 teaspoons guacamole. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the unpeeled hard-boiled eggs for up to 1 week.

Nutrition

Per serving: 73 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 0 g total sugars; 4 g protein; 2 g fiber; 106 mg sodium; 211 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

Exchanges: 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat


More From EatingWell

Recipe Categories

Health & Diet Considerations
Gluten free
Diabetes appropriate
Low carbohydrate
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
1 hour or less
Type of Dish
Appetizer
Snack
Servings
6
Main Ingredient
Eggs
Ethnic/Regional
American
Mexican
Southwest
Get a full year of EatingWell magazine.
World Wide Web Health Award Winner Web Award Winner World Wide Web Health Award Winner Interactive Media Award Winner