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Baked Seafood Avocados

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.

Makes

8 servings

"Everyone who tastes this wonderful luncheon dish is surprised that the avocados are baked," notes Marian Platt of Sequim, Washington.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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.

Nutrition 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.

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