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Avocado Egg Salad

Total time:

5 min

Prep time:

5 min

Cook time:

n/a

Avocado Egg Salad

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Simple and delicious. A green twist on the classic egg salad, with added California Avocados. Contains 27% DV Protein, 15% DV Potassium as well as 32% Dietary Fiber

Ingredients

Serves: 4

2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
2 hard-boiled egg whites, chopped
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, pitted and peeled
1 Tbsp. plain Greek yogurt
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. green onion, chopped
1/4 tsp. Dijon mustard
8 slices whole wheat bread
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the hard boiled eggs, egg whites, avocado, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, green onion, and Dijon mustard. Mash with a fork until you reach desired consistency. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
  2. Spread avocado egg salad between two slices of bread to make a sandwich. Serve immediately.

Note-the salad is best the day it is made.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 360; Total Fat 14 g (Sat 3 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 7 g); Cholesterol 95 mg; Sodium 730 mg; Potassium 560 mg; Total Carbohydrates 48 g; Dietary Fiber 8 g; Total Sugars 8 g; Protein 14 g; Vitamin A 190 IU; Vitamin C 5 mg; Calcium 74 mg; Iron 2.5 mg; Vitamin D 28 IU; Folate 77 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 8%; Iron 15%

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

**Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

*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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