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Basic Baked Avocados

August 20, 2017

Recipe by Mark Sisson

Avocados aren’t just for guacamole and salads! Baking brings out a whole different side of them that you have to try.


BIO: Ancestral health pioneer and former endurance athlete Mark Sisson is a New York Times bestselling author of the The Keto Reset Diet and bestselling author of Primal Blueprint and Primal Endurance. He also runs the Primal Nutrition supplement company; Primal Kitchen, which offers dairy/gluten/grain/soy free foods; and the Primal Kitchen Restaurants franchise.

Basic Baked Avocados




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2 large ripe avocados

4 medium eggs

½ teaspoon (2 ml) kosher salt or Tajin

¼ teaspoon (1 ml) black pepper


Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Cut the avocados in half lengthwise and remove the pits. Use a spoon to scoop approximately 1 tablespoon (15 ml) out of each half to create a bowl.

Place the avocados in a baking dish. If they won’t stay put without rolling, roll up pieces of aluminum foil to create little holders for them to rest in.

Carefully crack one egg into each half, trying not to break the yolk. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until the eggs are cooked to your liking. Serve hot.

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