Black Bean Stuffed Avocados {with Vegan Option} | Swirls and Spice

Black Bean Stuffed Avocados

Great for a simple lunch or healthy snack, these stuffed avocados come together swiftly and are loaded with Tex-Mex flavour! Cumin and fresh veggies keep the avocados healthy and super tasty.
Black Bean Stuffed Avocados {with Vegan Option} | Swirls and Spice Avocados are not something I am fond of eating on their own.  But add some texture and Mexican fair and I love them!  Despite my daughter’s recent addiction to garlic salt on her morning toast, I found enough of it to shake on my stuffed avocado creation–and was it ever good!Black Bean Stuffed Avocados {with Vegan Option} | Swirls and Spice

Black Bean Stuffed Avocados


  • Avocado, cut in halves, seed removed
  • Lemon juice or lime juice
  • Sea salt
  • Mayonnaise (egg-based or vegan), optional
  • Black beans, cooked and mashed
  • Taco Seasoning or garlic salt and ground cumin, to taste
  • Sweet bell pepper, any colour, chopped
  • Shredded cabbage or fresh coleslaw mix
  • Olives, optional
  • Green onions, optional
  • Cilantro, optional


  1. Lightly coat the cut green surface of the avocado with lemon or lime juice to keep fresh.  Sprinkle with sea salt or garlic salt.
  2. Mix together black beans, mayonnaise (if using), and taco seasoning or cumin and salt to taste.
  3. Fill each half of the avocado with a heaping spoonful of seasoned black beans.  Top beans with sweet pepper, cabbage, and olives, onions, and cilantro (if using).

Black Bean Stuffed Avocados {with Vegan Option} | Swirls and SpiceI am bringing these avocados to Fiesta Friday this week and sharing them here.

Also shared at Allergy Free Wednesday , Gluten Free Wednesdays, and Savoring Saturdays.


22 thoughts on “Black Bean Stuffed Avocados

    1. I think that would work fine. I prefer the higher fat yogurt for richer flavour. You might want to sweeten plain yogurt a tad with a little maple syrup so that it’s more like sour cream.

  1. Welcome to Fiesta Friday…what a wonderful, and creative idea. I’d never thought of stuffed avocados before, and now you have me thinking of all kinds of toppings. So healthy, fresh and flavorful. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. Oh wow, those look lovely! Thanks so much for bringing them to the party. Have a wonderful weekend! 🙂

  3. I loooove avocado! All the flavors of your recipe are right on target;) Just had a grain-free lunch consisting of left-over beef, avocado with olive oil/hot sauce, on a bed of lettuce. Also, I had sweet potato chips and a smoothie! Hope you check out my blog for other creative combos..

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