Chipotle-Cheddar Broiled Avocado Halves
ACTIVE: 30 minutes TOTAL: 30 minutes
In this avocado recipe, zesty avocado halves are topped with melted Cheddar cheese
and broiled until golden brown. You can serve these healthy avocado halves as a snack or
even a side dish with grilled chicken or steak.
2 ripe but firm avocados, halved and pitted, skin left on
¼ cup shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
1 small chipotle chile in adobo, minced (about 1 teaspoon), or to taste
1 tablespoon lime juice, plus 4 wedges for serving
Pinch of salt
1. Preheat broiler to High.
2. Place avocado halves on a baking sheet.
3. Thoroughly combine cheese, chipotle, lime juice and salt in a small bowl. Evenly divide the
cheese mixture among the avocado halves. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat source until the
cheese is bubbling and beginning to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve warm with lime wedges.
Calories 191, Fat 17g (sat 4g), Cholesterol 7mg, Fiber 7g, Total sugars 1g (added 0g),
Protein 4g, Sodium 99mg, Potassium 499mg, Folate 83mcg, Calcium 64mg.
Tip: Chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce are smoked jalapeños packed in a flavorful, spicy sauce. Once opened, they’ll keep for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 6
months in the freezer.