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Low-Carb Salmon Stuffed Avocado

|Low-Carb Salmon Stuffed Avocado

I love using avocados for quick meals like this one. Avocados go great with chicken, tuna or sardines (also check out my Sardine Stuffed Avocado).

Including avocado in your diet is the best way to boost your electrolyte intake without taking supplements. An average avocado has less than 4 grams of net carbs, is very high in fibre, healthy monounsaturated fats (MUFA) and contains 50% EMR potassium.

Salmon is high in healthy omega 3 fatty acids and potassium. When possible, opt for wild-caught salmon from sustainable sources. Farmed salmon may be inexpensive but is often high in toxic chemicals called PCBs, which are potential carcinogens linked to liver cancer in humans. Studies in animals also showed that PCBs weaken the immune system and affect thyroid hormone levels!

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Nutritional values (per serving):

6.4 grams 7.5 grams 27 grams 34.6 grams 11.4 grams 463 calories
Total Carbs13.9grams
Fiber7.5grams
Net Carbs6.4grams
Protein27grams
Fat34.6grams
of which Saturated11.4grams
Energy (calories)463kcal
Magnesium75mg (19% RDA)
Potassium1122mg (56% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (6%), protein (24%), fat (70%)

Ingredients (makes 2 servings):

  • 2 small-medium or 1 large avocado, seed removed (200 g / 7.1 oz)
  • 2 small salmon fillets (220 g / 7.8 oz) - yields 175 g/ 6.2 oz cooked
  • 1 small white onion, finely chopped (70 g / 2.5 oz)
  • ¼ cup soured cream or crème fraîche or mayonnaise, try my home-made mayo (58 g / 2 oz)
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice (~ ½ lemon)
  • salt to taste (I used pink Himalayan)
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp ghee or coconut oil (you can make your own ghee)
  • 1-2 tbsp freshly chopped dill
  • lemon wedges for garnish

Notes: When looking for ingredients, try to get them in their most natural form (organic, without unnecessary additives).

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 F / 400 F. Place the salmon filets on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Drizzle with melted ghee or olive oil, season with salt and pepper and 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice. Place in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.
    |Low-Carb Salmon Stuffed Avocado
  2. When done, remove from the oven and let it cool down for 5-10 minutes. Using a fork, shred the salmon fillets and discard the skin. Mix with finely chopped onion,...
    |Low-Carb Salmon Stuffed Avocado
  3. ..., soured cream (or creme fraiche or mayonnaise) and freshly chopped dill.
    |Low-Carb Salmon Stuffed Avocado
  4. Squeeze in more lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Scoop the middle of the avocado out leaving ½ - 1 inch of the avocado flesh. Cut the scooped avocado into small pieces. |Low-Carb Salmon Stuffed Avocado
  5. Place the chopped avocado into the bowl with salmon and mix until well combined. |Low-Carb Salmon Stuffed Avocado
  6. Fill each avocado half with the salmon & avocado mixture, add lemon and enjoy! |Low-Carb Salmon Stuffed Avocado

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Comments (13)

I just made this and it is really delicious. Just started the diet on Thursday and I really love your blog.  Best one I have found.
Thank you

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Thank you Cathy!

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I did not have dill - so I used fresh dried, Thai basil. And, I skipped to the salmon salad prep because I used canned red Sockeye salmon.

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Hi, This looks great! How much dill did you use?
Thanks for all of your great recipes

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Thanks for noticing - just added this ingredient. I used 2 tablespoons Smile

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U think canned salmon would work?

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Yes, you can use canned salmon too Smile

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Looove avocados and this looks like a perfect lunch idea for work!

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Thanks MJ!

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This looks so fresh, clean and delicious! I really appreciate that you promote healthy primal and paleo living, not just keto like some other sites I used to follow. Thank you!

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Thank you Linda!

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Bonjour, Martina ! Votre blog est super et les recettes sont très bonnes !!! Félicitations!!! J'ai aussi acheté votre application qui est vraiment très bien faite : vous pouvez en être fière ... Même si je ne comprends pas toujours très bien l'anglais, c'est très clair et très motivant et je la conseille à tous ceux qui désirent perdre du poids . Merci de votre générosité à partager vos recettes et astuces culinaires. Cordialement, Marie-Christine

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Thank you so much for your kind words Marie-Christine! I'm glad you like my app! Smile

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