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Taco Stuffed Avocados

These stuffed avocados can be on your table in 20 minutes! They are the perfect easy lunch or quick dinner for a busy weeknight meal or simply when you crave juicy, fiesta filling and creamy avocados! You can also prep the filling and toppings ahead of time for dinner that literally comes together in minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 avocado halves

Ingredients

  • 4 Haas avocados halved, pitted
  • 1/2 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp EACH smoked paprika, dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • dash-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional for spicy)
  • 3-4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Salsa or your favorite store bought
  • 1/2 cups canned black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup fresh sweet corn off the cobb
  • 1 Roma tomato chopped

Toppings

  • cheese
  • lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • salsa
  • cilantro
  • sour cream of Greek yogurt

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high.
  • Add ground turkey and all of the seasonings and cook until almost cooked through, then add salsa, corn and black beans simmer an additional 5 minutes or until cooked through and reduced. Taste and add salt or cayenne pepper to taste.
  • Slice avocados in half through the equator. Remove the pits. Stuff the hollow craters with taco filling.
  • Top with desired toppings such as cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro and sour cream.

Video

Notes

Don't miss the "how to make" recipe video at the top of the post!