Baked Seafood Avocados Recipe
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Baked Seafood Avocados Recipe

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"Everyone who tastes this wonderful luncheon dish is surprised that the avocados are baked," notes Marian Platt of Sequim, Washington.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (4-1/2 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1 can (4 ounces) medium shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 4 large ripe avocados, halved and pitted
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup crushed potato chips, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 269 calories, 22g fat (0 saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 247mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 1 meat, 1 fruit.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, celery, onions, salt if desired and pepper. Add crab and shrimp; mix well. Peel avocados if desired. Sprinkle avocados with lemon juice; fill with seafood mixture. Sprinkle with potato chips if desired.
  2. Place in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Baked Seafood Avocados in Taste of Home April/May 2000, p18

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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cooks_alot User ID: 1226971 84859
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2008

"This is a really wonderful recipe. I had something similar when I was in Spain. It was served chilled with the crab and a delicate seafood sauce. The dish was not oven prepared."

margemeasom User ID: 3361010 26679
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2008

"avacados have about 15g of fiber. not O. They also have only about 3-4 g of protein."

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