Warm stuffed avocados

Warm stuffed avocados

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4
Fresh flavours make a great alternative to salad as a starter

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal245
  • fat24g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.83g


  • 2 large ripe avocados



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 plum tomato, deseeded and chopped
  • 4 sundried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
  • 50g pitted black olive, quartered
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced on the diagonal
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 1 tbsp capers
    Capers in bowl



    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub that grows in the Mediterranean. As they…

  • 1 tbsp each freshly squeezed orange, lemon and lime juice



    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • 2 large fresh torn basil leaves


  1. Heat grill to hot. Halve the avocados and discard the stones. Brush each half with ½ tsp of the olive oil and arrange on a baking sheet. Grill for 5 mins.

  2. In a small bowl, toss together all of the remaining ingredients. Season to taste, then divide between the hollows of each avocado. Serve immediately.

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16th Jul, 2013
LOVE LOVE LOVE! wouldn't change a thing! Also nice if you bake the avocado for 10mins instead.
21st Jun, 2017
Bake at what temperature?
18th Jul, 2010
I didn't use olives or capers as I'm not a big fan of either, but it still tasted delicious! Especially loved the unusual combination of flavours and will definitly make it again.
17th Dec, 2007
My guests were impressed and so were we! A different way and tasty to serve avocados
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