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A recipe for avocado egg boats by dietitian Keri Glassman. Avocado is halved, and each half is filled with an organic egg and baked for a nutritious combination of protein and healthy fats. |
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Avocado Boat Egg Bake

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time
Serving Yield 2 servings

There are a million reasons why we love avocados. High up on the list is this one: they happen to be the perfect shape to serve as “boats” that can ferry eggs directly into your mouth. Our thanks to Keri Glassman, nationally renowned dietitian and healthy living expert, for this recipe.

By: Keri Glassman


  • 1 avocado, halved, pit removed
  • 2 Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh scallions, chopped

Nutritional Information

Servings: 2 

Amount Per Serving: Calories 230, Fat Cal. 180, Total Fat 19g (29% DV), Sat. Fat 3.5g (18% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 185mg (62% DV), Sodium 160mg (7% DV), Total Carb. 9g (3% DV), Fiber 7g (28% DV), Sugars <1g, Protein 8g, Vitamin A (8% DV), Vitamin C (15% DV), Calcium (4% DV), Iron (8% DV), Vitamin D (10% DV). 

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

For more information about how we calculate our nutritional content and to read our nutritional disclaimer, please check out our Recipe Nutrition Facts blog post.


Step 1

Preheat oven to 450F.

Step 2

Use a spoon to scoop out each avocado half until large enough to accommodate 1 egg.

Step 3

Stabilize avocado in an upright position with bunched aluminum foil if necessary.

Step 4

Crack 1 egg into each avocado half and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Bake for 10-15 minutes or until the white is set and the yellow is slightly runny.

Step 6

Sprinkle with scallions and serve warm.

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September 23, 2018

Made this the other day.. all I can say is WOW! It was easy and delicious. Baking brought out the nutty flavor of the avocado. Use large avocados and follow the baking time,the yoke brightens up as it bakes and looks uncooked.

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September 25, 2018

We're so excited that you enjoyed these avocado egg boats, Terri! We completely agree with you - baked avocado is surprisingly delicious and has a wonderful flavor. Thanks for giving the recipe a try!

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