A good friend of mine served this recipe at dinner a year ago, and I’m still thinking about it. It’s that good.
Full of omega-3 fatty acids, avocados naturally fight inflammation and heart disease, plus boost brain health. (Find out why in this blog.) Avocados are also full of fiber and antioxidants, which means they’re good for your gut health and can help fight aging and disease.
In short, this recipe is a perfect 10: delicious, healthy, and simple to make. Enjoy!
Creamy Roasted Avocado
June 6, 2017
This recipe couldn’t be any simpler – or more delicious! Not only are avocados the perfect superfood full of fiber, omega 3s, and antioxidants, they taste amazing.
Virgin Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
Sugar Impact Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
1Preheat oven to 350F and place the avocado halves in a glass baking dish, flesh-side up.
2Sprinkle the flesh of each avocado half with 1/2 a teaspoon of lime juice.
3Spread 1/4 teaspoon of pureed garlic over each half, then sprinkle each with 1/8 tsp of sea salt.
4Bake in oven for about 25 minutes, until tender and creamy.
5Sprinkle 1/2 tablespoon pumpkin seeds on top.
6Turn oven to broil and cook for 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
7Serve with spoons to eat the roasted avocado straight from the skins.
Adapted from an original recipe created by Maria Middaugh Assaraf
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