Appetizers

Cheese, Black Beans, and Corn-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Avocado Crema

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A healthy, filling, vegan, and gluten free meal by way of a sweet potato. There's protein from the beans and cheese, and fiber in the corn, beans, avocado, and sweet potato keep you full and satisfied for hours

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Sweet Potato and Filling
1 medium/large sweet potato
heaping 1/2 cup corn and black bean salsa (I used Trader Joe's Cowboy Caviar Salsa, or use a similar chunky corn and bean salsa; or use about 1/4 cup cooked/canned black beans and 1/4 cup cooked frozen/canned corn)
salt and pepper, optional and to taste
heaping 1/4 cup shredded cheese blend (Mexican, Pepper Jack, Monterrey, vegan cheese, etc.)

Avocado Crema
1 medium ripe Hass avocado, peeled and de-seeded, reserving a small portion for garnishing
1/4 cup sour cream (or vegan sour cream)
2 tablespoons lime juice (from about medium 1 lime)
pinch salt, to taste
water, if necessary
cilantro, optional for garnishing
Sweet Potato and Filling - Pierce potato with fork a few times before cooking in microwave on high power for about 7 minutes (medium) to 10 minutes (large). Cook until fork tender and done; don't overcook...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
38

Sodium
109mg
4% DV

Fat
2g
3% DV

Protein
0.7g
1% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
0.8g
3% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV