Low-Carb Egg Stuffed Avocado

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Avocados and eggs are two superfoods and staples of a low-carb diet. Avocados are low in carbs, great sources of heart-healthy fats and potassium. If you just started following a low-carb diet, you may be experiencing "keto-flu." Luckily, you can lessen the symptoms of keto-flu by eating foods high in electrolytes. My tip: eat an avocado and drink a cup of bone broth every day!

Eggs, especially the egg yolks, are high in A, B and D vitamins, choline and minerals like phosphorus and selenium. Because they are naturally high in protein and fats, they will help you stay fuller for longer. Although eggs got a bad reputation for being high in cholesterol, they do not raise blood cholesterol in the majority of people (studies show that dietary cholesterol does not necessarily raise blood cholesterol). In fact, the liver, which makes most of the cholesterol in our body, can down regulate its production when we eat foods high in cholesterol. Keep in mind that people with very high cholesterol levels on a ketogenic / low-carb diet may want to avoid eating too many eggs and other foods high in cholesterol (especially those with genetic disorders - ApoE4 gene and hypercholesterolemia).

Also check out similar recipes: Sardine Stuffed Avocado and Salmon Stuffed Avocado

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Nutritional values (per serving)

4.8 grams 10.6 grams 16.5 grams 56.8 grams 11 grams 616 calories
Total Carbs15.3grams
Fiber10.6grams
Net Carbs4.8grams
Protein16.5grams
Fat56.8grams
of which Saturated11grams
Calories616kcal
Magnesium63mg (16% RDA)
Potassium959mg (48% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (3%), protein (11%), fat (87%)

Ingredients (makes 2 servings)

  • 1 extra large or 2 medium avocados, seed removed (300 g / 10.6 oz)
  • 4 large eggs, free-range or organic
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (you can make your own) (58 g / 2 oz)
  • 2 tbsp sour cream or cream cheese or more mayo for dairy-free (24 g / 0.8 oz)
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard (you can make your own)
  • 2 medium spring onions (30 g / 1.1 oz)
  • 1/4 tsp salt or more to taste (I used pink Himalayan)
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

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

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Instructions

  1. Start by cooking the eggs. Fill a small saucepan with water up to three quarters. Add a good pinch of salt. This will prevent the eggs from cracking. Bring to a boil. Using a spoon or hand, dip each egg in and out of the boiling water - be careful not to get burnt. This will prevent the egg from cracking as the temperature change won't be so dramatic. To get the eggs hard-boiled, you need round 10 minutes. This timing works for large eggs. When done, remove from the heat and place in a bowl filled with cold water. I like and always use this egg timer! Low-Carb Egg Stuffed Avocado
  2. Dice the eggs and finely slice the spring onion.
    Low-Carb Egg Stuffed Avocado
  3. In a bowl, mix the diced eggs, mayo, sour cream, Dijon mustard and spring onion - leave some spring onion for garnish. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Low-Carb Egg Stuffed Avocado
  4. Scoop the middle of the avocado out leaving 1/2 - 1 inch of the avocado flesh. Cut the scooped avocado into small pieces. Low-Carb Egg Stuffed Avocado
  5. Place the chopped avocado into the bowl with eggs and mix until well combined. Low-Carb Egg Stuffed Avocado
  6. Fill each avocado half with the egg & avocado mixture and top with more spring onion. Low-Carb Egg Stuffed Avocado
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I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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First of all, I love your app and blog, Martina!  Thank you for all the hard work and dedication you put into them!  I'm doing vegetarian keto and there are plenty of recipes on your blog and in your cookbooks, and all of them taste incredible!  As for this recipe, I've made it several times because it's so tasty and easy.  Tonight I used all of the avocado flesh (instead of only the middle of it), made the recipe, then added it to arugula--awesome!  Much like your Easy Avocado and Egg Salad however I liked the flavors even more using this recipe!  Thanks again!

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Carrie, thank you so much for your lovely feedback!

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Hi, what can I substitute for the eggs? Thanks

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You can try some of these other recipes for Stuffed Avocados: ketodietapp.com/Blog/Filter

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What about paneer instead of feta cheese?

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Paneer is quite dry and low in fat compared to feta - it depends on how you plan to use it.

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Can we use cottage cheese instead of feta??

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Yes you can do that. The difference will be in taste as feta is quite salty.

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I'm a little confused about the serving part am I eating one avocado or two per meal?

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Hi Briana, the recipe is 2 servings. If you use a large avocado, you will have 1/2 avocado pre serving, while if you use a smaller avocado, you will have 1 avocado per serving. You can go by the weight listed (300 g - that is per recipe) 😊

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Can I use tofu instead of the eggs? If so, is any Tofu okay on a ketodiet? Also, can I add turmeric for extra nutrition?

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Turmeric is great - definitely! Most soy products are not suitable for a keto diet - you can learn more here: Complete Keto Diet Food List: What to Eat and Avoid on a Low-Carb Diet

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This is my third recipe from your vegetarian keto 2 week plan that I've tried. It's so, so good. Very grateful 😊

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Thank you, I'm glad you like my diet plan! 😊

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Can we take  cottage cheese as a substitute of eggs

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That's an interesting idea, yes, I think you can!

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It was awesome , share more vegetarian keto diet recipes 😊 . I have clicked a picture and shared on to my facebook account 😊

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Thank you! I will 😊

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This is like deviled eggs inception - Leo Dicaprio would totally approve. Looks lovely and sounds delicious and comforting!! Xo

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Thank you Alison! 😊

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Thanks for another veggie recipe, yay!!! 😊

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You're welcome, hope you enjoy it! 😊

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