Chilled Avocado Recipe

Chilled Avocado picture

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Ripe avocados4 Large
 Lettuce leaves8
For dressing
 Virgin olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Lime juice1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Freshly ground black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2994 Calories from Fat 2380

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 279 g429.9%

Saturated Fat 37.2 g186.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1104.2 mg46%

Total Carbohydrates 141 g46.9%

Dietary Fiber 108.6 g434.6%

Sugars 11.4 g

Protein 33 g66.6%

Vitamin A 165.4% Vitamin C 298.6%

Calcium 22.9% Iron 54.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Peel avocados and cut them into half, lengthwise, and remove stones.
2) Cut each half into 4-5 slices breadthwise.

MAKING
3) On a flat platter, arrange the lettuce leaves.
4) On lettuce leaves, arrange avocado, with a cut side facing down.
5) Combine ingredients for dressing and whisk till well amalgamated.
6) Sprinkle dressing over avocados.
7) Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes till chilled.

SERVING
8) Serve the chilled avocado as appetizer or side dish.
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