Recipe: Salmon Stuffed Avocado

Too bad avocado season isn’t forever!  I don’t know about you, but avocados are a daily occurrence in my home when they are in season.  I seriously cannot find enough to do with them!

I was in the mood to find something new to do with my last avocado of the week and I wanted to use the limited items I had available in the house before next grocery trip.  When I get like (trying to find something to eat with limited items) I go to one of my favorite all time sites:

You know that website was designed specifically for me yes?  ::giggle::

They have a function on their website that you can search by ingredient.  When I have limited ingredients, I go to the website and type in what I have on hand and then see what other people have come up with using those particular ingredients.  This particular day I typed in avocado, cream cheese, and salmon to see what it came up with!

What a way to get inspiration!  I looked at a few recipes and decided to combine a few and this is what I came up with!  I always gotta tweek recipes to make them HIGH FAT!!!


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Salmon Stuffed Avocado
3 servings

10 minutes prep
20 minutes start to finish

6 ozs cream cheese (softened)
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp finely chopped red onion
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp celery seed
1/2 tsp pepper
5 ozs salmon (drained and flaked)
3 avocados (ripe)

In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and mayonnaise until well blended. Add the onion, lemon juice, celery seed and pepper. Stir in the salmon. Cut avocados in half lengthwise; remove pits. Spoon salmon salad into avocado halves. Serve immediately.

Entire Recipe:

2146 Calories
204g Fat (81% calories from fat)
54g Protein
54g Carbohydrate; 16g Dietary Fiber
280mg Cholesterol; 975mg Sodium; 4386mg Potassium

Per Serving:

715 Calories
68g Fat (81% calories from fat)
18g Protein
18g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber
93mg Cholesterol; 325mg Sodium; 1462mg Potassium

Serving Idea:  Totally awesome as a meal in itself!  What could you add?  ::giggle::

Note:  Because of the nature of the avocado, this needs to be eaten immediately.

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