Pico de Gallo Stuffed Avocados

Since today marks the start of Labor Day weekend, I wanted to share a recipe that would showcase all of my favorite summer flavors but also something that was super easy to put together.  These stuffed avocados are just that. A quick home made pico de gallo made with perfectly ripe tomatoes is stuffed into creamy avocados and then the whole thing is drizzled with lime juice for a burst of citrus flavor. It’s the perfect way to celebrate Labor Day.

When I was a little one I used to think that Labor Day was the day that all pregnant women went into labor. It makes total sense to a kid. However, as I sit here a little more round then I usually am, I can say that I am glad that that is not the case. Not that I’m not ready to meet our little man. I certainly am. We’re just not quite ready to bring him home yet, AKA the nursery isn’t done. We haven’t even started. It is still a guest room/office/Christmas decoration storage room. So this Labor Day, I think I will begin preparing for my upcoming labor day by getting the nursery ready. However, I do suppose I will make time for a few of these stuffed avocados. Judging by all the dancing around he does after I eat one, baby boy seems to like them.

Pico de Gallo Stuffed Avocados Recipe

Serves 4 Prep Time:


  • 3 roma tomatoes, seeded and diced small
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced small
  • 1/4 cup finely diced yellow onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 avocados, pits removed
  • juice of 1 lime



Combine tomatoes, jalapeno, onion, cilantro and koshers salt in a bowl. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.


When ready to serve, scoop the pico de gallo into the hole where the pit was in the avocados. Squeeze lime juice over the top. Sprinkle with a little kosher salt if desired. Serve.



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    September 6, 2011 at 3:36 am

    Looks like the perfect combination. Thanks for sharing!

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    September 2, 2011 at 7:00 am

    After a week under the weather with tummy troubles, it’s the best news in the world that these avocados look as good to me as they do. We’ll be at a farmers market in the morning and the only thing we need to make this is some tomato and a lime. Bingo.

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