Beef Taco Stuffed Avocados | A healthy dinner recipe for avocados that are full of taco filling! It's gluten free, too!
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Beef Taco Stuffed Avocados | Healthy, Low-Carb

Beef Taco Stuffed Avocados are a gluten free, low-carb friendly appetizer or main dish. They are perfect for any party!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 488 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

  • ½ c . bell pepper , finely diced
  • ½ c . sweet onion , finely diced
  • ½ t . salt
  • 2 T . olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef (can use chicken, turkey or venison)
  • ½ c shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions diced
  • 10 small avocados cut in half and pits removed

Taco Seasoning:

  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet drizzle 2 T. olive oil and saute bell pepper, onion and ½ t. salt over medium heat for 3-5 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Add ground beef and continue cooking for another 4-6 minutes, or until beef is almost completely cooked.
  3. In a small bowl toss together the taco seasoning ingredients. Sprinkle over almost cooked ground beef mixture and continue cooking over low-medium heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove skillet from heat and stir in cheese.
  5. Fill each avocado half with ~2-3 T. ground beef taco mixture. Sprinkle with green onions and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

**For a party: Prepare the taco mixture the night before and heat up in a skillet with ~1 T. olive oil right before the part. Cut the avocados the day of the party to prevent browning.**

Nutrition Facts
Beef Taco Stuffed Avocados | Healthy, Low-Carb
Amount Per Serving
Calories 488 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 314mg14%
Potassium 1152mg33%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 13g54%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 730IU15%
Vitamin C 30.7mg37%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.