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Avocado Angel Eggs

Avocado Angel EggsThese pretty deviled eggs are heavenly bites of deliciousness!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 dozen large hard-boiled eggs, peeled
2 ripe California avocados
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Scant 1 teaspoon coarse ground garlic powder
2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots or green onions
2 teaspoons capers mashed, optional
Garnish, slivers of red, yellow or green bell pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Slice each egg in half lengthwise removing egg yolks.
  2. Use egg yolks in another recipe.
  3. Cut avocado in half and remove seed. Peel avocado and cube.
  4. In bowl combine avocado, lemon juice and garlic mashing to blend. Stir in shallots or green onions and capers, if desired.
  5. Fill each egg white with avocado mixture. Garnish with bell pepper and serve. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

Makes 24 deviled egg halves.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe): Calories: 35; Total Fat: 3g; Total Carbs: 1g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 2g; Sodium: 55mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the California Avocado Commission.