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Bay Shrimp and Tomato-Stuffed Avocado with Basil Aioli

Bay Shrimp and Tomato-Stuffed Avocado with Basil Aioli
Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

0 min

Fresh California Avocados stuffed with bay shrimp and tomato make a delightful starter, salad or side dish.

ingredients

Serving Size: 4

1 cup bay shrimp
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 dash pepper, or more to taste
1 medium tomato, diced
1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 dash salt
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
2 fresh basil leaves, minced, plus additional whole leaves for garnish
1 dash garlic salt
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, halved and seeded

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Instructions

  1. Combine shrimp, lemon juice and pepper; set aside.
  2. Toss tomato with olive oil and salt; set aside.
  3. To make the aioli, combine mayonnaise, basil and garlic salt; set aside.
  4. Place avocado halves on individual serving plates or bowls. Fill each avocado cavity with a spoonful of the aioli.
  5. Spoon the tomato mixture over the aioli in each avocado half.
  6. Top each avocado with the seasoned shrimp.
  7. Garnish with remaining whole basil leaves and serve.

Serving Suggestions:
If desired, peel avocado halves and place on a bed of lettuce, then stuff with the toppings. You may want to increase the aioli recipe to serve alongside the salad, or dress with olive oil and additional lemon juice.

Beverage Pairings:
Try with a glass of Chardonnay.

Nutrition information per serving

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 200; Total Fat 15 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 9 g); Cholesterol 80 mg; Sodium 420 mg; Potassium 472 mg; Total Carbohydrates 10 g; Dietary Fiber 6 g; Total Sugars 2 g; Protein 9 g; Vitamin A 174 IU; Vitamin C 16 mg; Calcium 64 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 80 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.3 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 6%; Iron 8%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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