Avocado Stuffed with Turkey
A great recipe that takes advantage of
leftover turkey from Thanksgiving, Christmas, and other occasions.
2 cups diced cooked turkey or chicken
3 large ripe avocados, halved and pitted
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1-1/2 tablespoons grated onion
6 tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon celery salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Snipped chives (optional)
Preheat oven to 350'F (175 deg C).
In a medium bowl combine mayonnaise, onion, celery salt, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
Stir in turkey. Mix well.
Sprinkle each avocado half with 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Drain any excess lemon juice.
Fill the avocado halves with turkey mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
Arrange filled avocado halves in a single layer in baking dish. Pour water into
the dish to a depth of 1/2 inch.
Bake filled avocado halves 15 minutes or until cheese melts.
Garnish with chives, if desired.
Makes 6 servings