Shrimp-stuffed Avocado

Fruit contains good fat, fiber, more

Advocate-tested recipe

Shrimp-stuffed avocado

Serves 6. Recipe is from “Bienvenidos to Our Kitchen.”

11/2 lbs. medium shrimp

4 qts. water

1 tsp. salt

3 cloves garlic

Lime juice

3 avocados

12 romaine lettuce leaves

12 radishes, cut in florets

12 limes, cut in wedges

1. Shell and devein the shrimp. In a large saucepan, bring the water (with the salt) to a boil. Mince garlic and add to the boiling water. Add shrimp to boiling water, reduce heat and simmer the shrimp for 5 minutes. Discard water, place shrimp in a mixing bowl and let cool. Squeeze lime juice over the shrimp.

2. Cut the avocados in half; discard the pit. Squeeze some lime into each avocado half. On individual salad plates, place two romaine lettuce leaves. Place the halved avocados on top of the leaves. Fill with the shrimp. On the side of the avocado, decorate with radish florets and lime wedges.