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Scrambled Egg Stuffed Avocado

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

5 min

Cook time:

5 min

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
240 Calories
21 g Fat
6 g Fiber
220 mg Sodium
8 g Carbs
Scrambled Egg Stuffed Avocado

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Sautéed veggies and soft scrambled eggs in a California Avocado half make a satisfying breakfast choice. This simple half avocado breakfast provides an excellent source of vitamin C (45% DV), dietary fiber (24% DV and a good source of potassium (14% DV) and vitamin D (10% DV, two key nutrients your body needs. If you like this, try one of the other four recipes shown in the photo.

Ingredients

Serves: 1

1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. bell peppers, red, green and/or yellow, chopped
1 tsp. onion, red or green, minced
1 egg, beaten
1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, large, seeded*
Sea salt, to taste
Fresh 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. Heat oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add peppers and onion and stir until softened.
  2. Move veggies to one side of the skillet. Add egg to the other side of the skillet and stir gently until set. Fold veggies into scrambled egg.
  3. Mound scrambled egg into avocado cavity and on top of the avocado. Season with salt and pepper if desired.

Serving Suggestion: It's easy to vary this recipe with different vegetable and fruit options such as zucchini, tomato, spinach and mushrooms.

Beverage Pairing: Fresh orange juice.

 

*or 1 small ripe, Fresh California Avocado, halved and seeded.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 240
Total Fat 21 g (Sat 4 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 13 g)
Cholesterol 185 mg
Sodium 220 mg
Potassium 480 mg
Total Carbohydrates 8 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugar 1 g
Protein 8 g

(Nutrition information is without optional ingredients)

Vitamin A 842 IU; Vitamin C 26 mg; Calcium 40 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 41 IU; Folate 93 mcg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 45%; Calcium 4%; Iron 8%; Vitamin D 10%

*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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