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Taco Stuffed Avocados (Vegan)

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Meal prep


These Vegan Taco Stuffed Avocados are the perfect example of an easy recipe that’s suited for meal prep and will actually make you excited to eat lunch!



  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ⅓ cup diced onion
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked in 2 cups vegetable broth according to package directions
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 additional cup vegetable broth for quinoa walnut mixture
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp agave
  • 24 Del Monte Fresh Avocados
  • For topping: sliced tomatoes or salsa, pickled red onion, green onion, cilantro, vegan sour cream, etc.


  1. Cook quinoa in vegetable broth according to package directions.
  2. In a sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and sauté 5 minutes, until softened.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to pan (including cooked quinoa and additional 1 cup broth) and let simmer until broth has reduced.
  4. To assemble avocado boats, carefully sliced avocado in half, remove pit, and scoop out a little bit of avocado to make the hole slightly wider. Fill with taco filling, top with sliced tomatoes or salsa, herbs, vegan sour cream, cheese, etc.
  5. If you plan on making this ahead of time and bring to work for lunch, pack the filling in a separate container and don’t slice the avocado until ready to eat. Enjoy!

Keywords: meal prep, vegan meal prep, gluten free meal prep, low carb