Stuffed Avocado Recipe
We are sure that it will be an excellent option or alternative to vary the entries of your family menu and even to place it in the buffet of the next meeting at home and thus surprise more than one.
The Stuffed Avocado in addition to being very simple to prepare, we can combine it with the ingredients that we like the most: with chicken, with tuna, with vegetables, without vegetables, that is, our imagination is everything. This time, our recipe will include a chicken-based filling with vegetables. LET’S DO IT!
- 3 medium ripe avocados
- 1/2 skinless chicken breast
- 1 medium carrots
- 1 medium beet
- 1 cup of peas (peas)
- 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
- 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 egg
- 6 black olives without seed
- In a saucepan cook the chicken with a little salt, when it is ready drain the water well and fray it in a bowl.
- In another pot, cook the carrots, beets, peas and the whole egg (in shell). Remove the vegetables as they cook. Chop each into small cubes and add them to the chicken bowl.
- Once everything is ready, add the lemon juice and the mayonnaise to the bowl, mix well and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Now, cut the avocados in half, remove the seed and peel each one. Fill each half with the chicken and vegetable mixture in the hole left by the seed, forming a mountain with the filling, if you like you can cover the entire surface of the avocado.
- Finally, cut the egg into slices and the olives in half. Decorate each avocado with a piece of egg and a half of olive.
History and Properties of Avocado
According to historians, the avocado that is native to Central America and Mexico. Before the arrival of the Spanish it was cultivated in Colombia and Ecuador.
According to our chronicler Garcilaso Inca de la Vega, the avocado arrived in Peru in the 15th century after Túpac Inca Yupanqui conquered southern Ecuador where a native group called Los Paltas lived and tasted the delicious fruit that captivated him, taking it to Cusco baptizing it with the name of the natives where he met her.
Then the Spaniards when they arrived in America tested it and took it to Europe along with other discoveries from their expeditions and the rest is known history.
Avocado Beneficial Properties
Today it is highly appreciated worldwide for its rich flavor and nutritional value. It is also said that the Mayas considered avocado as a source of virility.
Later studies give it many more benefits, among the main ones we have:
- Contains more potassium than bananas.
- It helps control diabetes because it regulates blood sugar.
- The fat it contains is monounsaturated, very beneficial for the cardiovascular system.
- High content of folic acid.
- Raise good cholesterol and reduce bad.
- It helps in the diet because it gives a feeling of fullness.
- It contains many antioxidants and is very rich in vitamin E.