Getting tired of your turkey sandwich for lunch? Mix it up with these quinoa stuffed avocados. They are full of protein and heart-healthy fats that will keep you full all day!

CVFM-quinoa stuffed avocado


  • 4 avocados
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • ½ cup frozen corn
  • ½ cup black beans
  • ½ red pepper, diced
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper
  • Your favorite hot sauce
  • Sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • Feta cheese
  • ½ T olive oil


  1. Cook the quinoa according to the instructions on the package.
  2. In a medium pan, heat the oil and turn to low. Add the peppers and allow them to soften.
  3. Add the frozen corn and black beans and cook until warm. Add the quinoa and stir everything together.
  4. Mix in the juice of 1lime, salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste.
  5. Carefully peel the avocados and slice them in half the long way. Remove the pit and fill with each with quinoa mixture.
  6. Garnish with cilantro, feta cheese and sour cream.

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