Stuffed Avocado Shells

Stuffed Avocado Shells

For easy entertaining, make the meat mixture for these hearty stuffed avocado shells in advance and stuff them just before serving.

You’ll Need

  • 1.5 lbs lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1-540ml. can of pinto or kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 4 avocados
  • Toppings: salsa, sour cream, Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese, cilantro, green onions, lime wedges

Prep and Cook

  • 1
    Place a skillet over medium-high heat, and add the beef, cooking until no longer pink.
  • 2
    Add the beans, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and salt and stir to combine, cooking until the meat is well browned.
  • 3
    Slice the avocados in half and remove the pit.
  • 4
    Fill each avocado half with some of the meat and bean mixture. Top with any of the recommended toppings. Serve immediately.

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