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What is a quick dinner recipe that uses avocado?

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To make the recipe for Meal in a Hass Avocado, cut an avocado lengthwise and remove the pit. Fill the centre of each avocado half with a mixture of black beans, corn, salsa, shredded carrots and hot pepper sauce. Garnish with green onions, cilantro and alfalfa sprouts, and serve immediately.

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Avocado Central's recipe for a Meal in a Hass Avocado uses 2/3 of a cup of black beans, 1/2 a cup of whole kernel corn, 1/2 cup of shredded carrots, 1/2 cup chunky salsa and 10 drops of red pepper sauce. This should make enough filling for four avocado halves, or two whole avocados.

Another quick dinner recipe using avocado is a Cool Southwestern Salad with Corn and Avocado. To make this recipe, tear 2 small heads of romaine lettuce into a bowl. Add 1 can of pinto beans, 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels, 1 chopped avocado, 1/2 a red onion sliced thinly and 1/2 cup of fresh cilantro. To make the dressing, combine 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Whisk the dressing ingredients together, then drizzle over the ingredients in the bowl and toss. This recipe is good served with tortilla chips.

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