Meatless Monday: Italian Baked Avocado for One!


 

Italian Baked Avocado 

As you’re reading this I’m currently on a flight on my way back from the Rock’n’Roll half in Vegas.  Hopefully alive and not injured 😉 Since I had to write this up quick before I left on my trip, I wanted to make sure I had something yummy to share.  Avocados are always a hit so that was a no brainer but I wanted to make sure this recipe was extra tasty and fabulous, so I added some Italian flare and popped them in the oven.

Let me just tell you, you haven’t tasted the deliciousness of an avocado until you’ve baked it.  I actually tried a baked avocado for the first time at a book club party last winter.  At first I was unsure of what it might taste like…why in the world would someone mess with something as as beautiful as raw avocado perfection? I was skeptical then I took a bite and my world changed a little.

You can really flavor this any way you please (southwestern flavors would be fantastic) but I was in the mood for some Italian so I just grabbed a handful of ingredients that I had on hand, mixed them together, topped the avocado with it and after a 10 minute bake it was ready to devour.

 Baked Italian Avocado For One {Gluten Free, Vegan}

Italian Baked Avocado for One
Serves 1
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut avocado in half lengthwise and remove pit.
  3. In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup bread crumbs, sauce, goat cheese and lemon juice.
  4. Spoon mixture into each half of the avocado.
  5. Sprinkle remaining tablespoon of bread crumbs on top of each along with the red pepper flakes.
  6. Place on baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove and devour!
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Don’t forget to link up with Cassandra, Rachel and I if you have a yummy meatless recipe to share! :) 

I also link up with Lean Lena for Tasty Tuesdays so make sure to check out all that deliciousness too! 

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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!

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