Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese

Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese! Love the spice and flavors of this super easy snack or dinner recipe!

You know I’m a fan of quick and easy recipes…

So when I found VELVEETA Shells and Cheese in new bold flavors, well, I just had to get my hands on them! I’m a huge fan of spicy food, and the bold flavors they’ve paired with their Liquid Gold are out of this world.

The new flavors come in Jalapeño and Chipotle.

I’m a sucker for the smoky and spicy flavor of chipotle chili peppers, so I whipped up a batch and added a few items of my own for a smoky, spicy, cheesy and creamy bowl of goodness.

Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese

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I call this Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese.

All I did was make the VELVEETA Shells and Cheese according to directions (couldn’t be easier), then I added in some diced avocado and red bell pepper. I finished it off with a sprinkle of chopped cilantro.

I love the flavors of chipotle with cilantro.

Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese

If you want to add some protein to this dish, you could easily throw in some steak bites, diced chicken, cooked shrimp, etc.

Personally, I think the steak bites would be awesome!

Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese

But for a fun snack, you can serve it like this in half of a hallowed-out avocado shell!

It’s the perfect portion for a quick and easy afternoon snack, not to mention super cute… and less dishes! 😉

Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese

You can see all the little flecks of chipotle peppers mixed in with the Liquid Gold cheese!

I’m telling you guys, if you love adding spice to your life (and shells), this is one you won’t want to put down!

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Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese

Smoky Avocado Shells and Cheese is a delicious dish full of bold flavors!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 86 kcal
Author: Shawn

Ingredients

  • 1 VELVEETA Shells and Cheese, box, Bold Chipotle flavor
  • 1 avocado, diced*
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons cilantro, freshly chopped

Instructions

  • Prepare the VELVEETA Shells and Cheese according to package instructions.
  • When the shells are mixed, top with diced avocado and diced red bell pepper. Serve with a sprinkle of freshly chopped cilantro on top.
Notes
If desired, save the outside shell of the avocados to serve the shells and cheese in.
*Bulk up this dish by adding cooked steak bites, diced cooked chicken, or cooked shrimp before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 275mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 539IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
Keywords: avocado, Pasta, shells and cheese, smoky, Velveeta
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disclosure: I have been selected by Kraft Foods to be a spokesperson for VELVEETA. While I have been compensated for my time, my thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make I Wash You Dry possible. 

About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
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Hi, I’m Shawn and I’m a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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