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Avocado And Chorizo Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps

These avocado and chorizo egg salad lettuce wraps are a healthier low calorie option to regular egg salad and they are really easy to make.

Avocado and chorizo egg salad lettuce wraps As you probably know if you read the blog regularly, I lead a very active lifestyle: exercise and balanced nutrition are at the top of my list all year round. However, eating well can be really hard when you don’t have a lot of time. I am prepared to start the year off right by having easy to make and nutritious recipes on hand.

Avocado and chorizo egg salad lettuce wraps

I love egg salad and it’s one of those things you can make ahead and just pull out of the refrigerator to eat for lunch or even dinner, it also makes a great snack. The problem with egg salad is the ton of calories that come along with using mayo. That is why I created this skinny recipe for delicious Avocado And Chorizo Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps. To make this more nutritious, I substituted the mayo for avocados and yogurt and gave it some sabor Latino by adding crumbled chorizo. The avocados really give this egg salad a fresh and delicious twist and they are so much better for you than the mayo.

Ingredients Avocado and chorizo egg salad lettuce wraps

Avocado And Chorizo Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients
  • 6 eggs, hard boiled
  • 1 ripe Hass avocado, peeled and mashed
  • ¼ cup low fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh chives
  • ¼ sweet red, yellow and orange peppers, chopped
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup chorizo, crumbled (optional)
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • Fresh cilantro (optional)

Ingredients Avocado and chorizo egg salad lettuce wraps

Instructions
  1. Chop the hard boiled eggs.
  2. Combine all ingredients at the same time, mix gently until well combined.
  3. Serve the egg salad in the Romaine lettuce leaves.
  4. To give it a great presentation save some of the chorizo, cilantro, chives and sweet bell peppers to sprinkle on top of your egg salad salad.  

Avocado and chorizo egg salad lettuce wraps

The chorizo really gives this recipe a pop of flavor and brings everything together and the lettuce is not only a low calorie option to use instead of bread but it also adds a fresh element to this dish.

Avocado And Chorizo Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps

Avocado And Chorizo Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs, hard boiled
  • 1 ripe Avocado From Mexico, peeled and mashed
  • ¼ cup low fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh chives
  • ¼ sweet red, yellow and orange peppers, chopped
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup chorizo, crumbled (optional)
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • Fresh cilantro (optional)

Instructions

  1. Chop the hard boiled eggs.
  2. Combine all ingredients at the same time, mix gently until well combined.
  3. Serve the egg salad in the Romaine lettuce leaves.
  4. To give it a great presentation save some of the chorizo, cilantro, chives and sweet bell peppers to sprinkle on top of your egg salad salad.
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About the author

Cesar Diaz

Cesar is a freelance graphic designer with more than 15 years of experience in the advertising world. He is the creative force behind GrowingUpBilingual.com and 365thingsswfl.com. 2 year ago he gave up his steady job so he could spend more time at home and be more involved in his kid's lives. He loves sharing tips to maintain a healthier lifestyle both at home and while traveling. He likes to cook low calorie meals with a Latino touch, specially if they are on the grill. He is a techie, a carnivore and a fitness buff not necessarily in that order. During his free time he enjoys mountain biking, working out at the gym, watching movies and traveling with his family.

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