Avocado with Chicken Stuffing

Portion Size:  ⅓ c. chicken salad in ½ avocado 

Ingredients: Yields: 8 servings

Ingredients Notes: 
1 cup light mayonnaise
4 tablespoon lemon juice
4 cups cooked chicken, dicedTrim all visible fat and skin
½ cup celery, finely choppedWash, trim and finely chop
¼ cup silvered almondsUnsalted 
¼ teaspoon salt
4 ripe, firm avocadosWash, cut in half, peel and remove seed. 
16 lettuce leavesWash and trim
This is a gluten free recipe. Always check each ingredient to be sure it is gluten free


Steps:Directions: Critical Control Point /Quality Assurance
1Blend the mayonnaise and lemon juice together.
2Mix with the diced chicken and celery.  
3Add salt and stir in almonds. Chill.
4Peel the avocados, remove pit, and cut in half lengthwise.
5On each salad plate, place two lettuce leaves with one avocado half on top.
6Spoon 1/3 c.  chicken salad mixture into the hollow of each avocado half, letting some spill over onto the lettuce. Serve Immediately.

Jacqueline Larson M.S., R.D.N. and Associates