Friday, January 6, 2012

Avocado with Bell Pepper and Tomatoes

This was our Day 2 detox lunch and might be my favorite! Recipe from Whole Living Magazine.

Avocado with Bell Pepper and Tomatoes
serves 2


  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 small cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 pinches cayenne pepper
  • coarse salt
  • 2 ripe avocados, halved, pits removed
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, stem and seed removed, diced
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved (or quartered depending on size)
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 TB fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, lime juice, garlic, cayenne. Season with salt.
  2. Scoop out and dice avocado fruit. Transfer to a bowl and add bell pepper, tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro.
  3. Drizzle with dressing, season with salt. Gently stir to combine. Spoon into avocado shells.

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