Delicious avocado egg salad

Photo of a bowl of mashed avocado mixed with hard boiled egg and yoghurt.
Photo credit - Tatiana Volgutova

If you like a creamy texture and delicious taste this avocado egg salad will be your favourite dish. Each ingredient has been chosen to offer the highest nutritional value while controlling blood sugar levels. And avocados are great for diabetics, as they’re low in carbohydrates and have a low glycemic index. This salad is rich in vitamins and minerals, and the richness of avocados and nutritious eggs will satisfy everyone’s hunger.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Serves: 6

Serving size: 1 cup (200g)

Ingredients

·      Ripe avocados, 3 medium (600g) cubed

·      Hard boiled eggs, 6 large (360g) chopped

·      Chives, ¾ cup (15g) chopped

·      Lemon juice, 2 tbsp (30ml)

·      Salt, ½ tsp (2.5 g)

·      Black pepper, ¼ tsp (0.5g)

·      Greek yogurt/Fat-free yogurt, 1 cup (240g)

Method

1.      Peel and remove the seed from the avocados. Cube the avocados and add them to a large bowl.

2.      Mash the avocado cubes with a fork until it reaches your desired texture.

3.      Add chopped boiled eggs, chives, lemon juice, and Greek yogurt into the bowl. Season with salt and black pepper.

4.      Mix all the ingredients until they are well combined.

Storage: This avocado egg salad can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. To maintain freshness and prevent the avocado from browning it's best to store in an airtight container.

Nutritional information

Per serving:

Calories - 279kcal

Fat - 21g

Carbohydrate - 8g

Protein - 14g

Sodium - 290mg

Sugar - 8g

Fiber - 12g

Profile photo of dietitian Sarah Khan, contributor of the diabetes-friendly delicious avocado egg salad recipe.
Sarah Khan

Sarah Khan is CEO of Virtual Clinic Dietitian-cell and a prominent dietitian. She's a specialist clinical dietetic, with a focus in global diabetes management. She's passionate about crafting diabetes-friendly recipes that are both tasty and healthful, and collaborates with major healthcare organizations and health periodicals.

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