Egg and California Avocado Spread

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 140
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 240mg
Total Carbs 6g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Potassium 263mg

Vitamin A 280 IU; Vitamin C 6 mg; Calcium 42 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 51 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

A tasty egg and avocado spread that is great on crackers and crusty breads.

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Serves: 8

2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, cut in half and seeded 1 Tbsp. chopped green onion 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 1/4 cups sour cream or mayonnaise 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tsp. chopped olives 1 1/8 tsp. sweet parsley As needed Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint, or to taste As needed Paprika
  1. Carefully scoop avocado into a medium bowl. Save the avocado skins for serving, if desired.
  2. Mash avocado with all remaining ingredients except paprika. Replace mixture into shells, smoothing down so as to keep avocado shape. Sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Serve with crisp crackers or spread on small slices of toasted bread.

Serving Suggestions:
Garnish with lemon twist and a sprig of parsley and serve with toasted crusty bread or crackers. Or spread on crackers and top each piece with a small cooked shrimp and a strip of (oil-packed) sun-dried tomato, as shown above.

Beverage Pairings:
Delicious with fresh tomato juice or for cocktail hour.

*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.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

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


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