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Avocados with Warm Bacon-Cilantro Dressing

Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes • Serves: 4


4 slices Schnucks hardwood smoked bacon (about 1/4 pound), cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
2 limes
3 garlic cloves, minced (about 1 tablespoon)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground coriander
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 medium avocados, pitted, peeled and each cut into 6 wedges

1. In nonstick 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally. With slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate; reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings.

2. From limes, squeeze 2 tablespoons juice. To same skillet with bacon drippings, add garlic, pepper, coriander and lime juice; cook over medium heat 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove skillet from heat; stir in cilantro. Makes about 2/3 cup.

3. To serve, evenly divide avocados into 4 shallow bowls. Evenly pour warm dressing over avocados, top with bacon and serve immediately.


Each serving: about 258 calories, 23 g total fat (6 g saturated), 13 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 1 g sugars, 4 g protein