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Avocado and Cheese Stuffed Buns


Wanna see my buns?

You know you do.

Mmmm hmmm.

Avocado and Cheese Stuffed Buns

Y’all always have your minds in the gutter, geez.

These little beauties were inspired by my good friend, Joanna, who made a grilled cheese with avocado and swore it was so good I would want to go slap my mom. Like, literally slap her in the face. That good.

Ok, fine, so she didn’t say that. But that’s what she meant, I’m sure of it. I know her, damnit.

I have to admit, I still have not made that grilled cheese. BUT, today I came close. I had some of my leftover pizza dough from last night AND an avocado (this seems to happen quite often) that was going to go bad soon. So, I got a bright idea. I’m going to make that avocado grilled cheese a stuffed bun!!

I did a test run this morning to see if my pizza dough was the right consistency – it worked. So, I made several and I was trying to get pictures, but I couldn’t stop “testing” them. Good thing I made several. Imagine how happy I was when I got to break these bad boys open.

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And obviously, yes, Joanna was right. Avocado and melted cheese on bread is luscious.

Sinful, people.

Avocado and Cheese Stuffed Buns

Ingredients

  • 1/2 batch pizza crust (keep the rest in fridge until ready to use)
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups Muenster cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Olive oil
  • Italian seasoning
  • Garlic powder
  • Sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  • Using about a fist full of dough, gently stretch it out as flat as you can. Place a few chunks of avocado in the center, then a tbsp of each cheese. Fold all sides upwards and pinch together to seal. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Italian seasoning, garlic powder and salt.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until slightly brown. If you like crispy bread, leave it in a few minutes longer!
https://www.dixiechikcooks.com/avocado-and-cheese-stuffed-buns/

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So, now I’m thinking of all kinds of combinations for these…chicken, meatballs, veggies. How awesome would a Reuben Bun be??

That would be the shiznit.

Oh, Dear Lord. That last statement would so embarrass my kids.

Oopsies.

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Don’t lie.

You know you like my buns.

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41 Comments

  • Reply
    Paula
    June 6, 2013 at 11:20 AM

    Looks amazing! What could be better than avocado and cheese! Yummy!!

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    Sara Ivy
    May 27, 2013 at 9:48 PM

    Ok, I’ll admit it. I DO WANT your buns. But the cheesy avocado ones, you know, because cannibalism is frowned upon.

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    Katie
    May 23, 2013 at 10:55 AM

    Ohhh my gosh these look so delish! I’m especially loving that they are vegetarian friendly 🙂 I am a huge fan of grilled cheese with avocado so I will be trying these out for sure. Thanks for sharing!
    ~Katie

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    Kathy
    May 22, 2013 at 3:03 PM

    This sounds great! Are these the same cheeses your friend used? My daughter would love these – I appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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    Michelle
    May 22, 2013 at 7:13 AM

    Oh my, these look wonderful! Luckily I have an avocado ripe and ready to go! Pinning!

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 22, 2013 at 7:34 AM

      Thanks Michelle!

  • Reply
    Karly
    May 21, 2013 at 11:47 AM

    Uh, this is totally amazing, I love everything about it! Thanks for linking up to What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

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    Anyonita
    May 20, 2013 at 3:51 PM

    I went to the shop to get some avocado to make these yesterday & they were all out! 🙁 I nearly sank to my knees and threw my hands in the air in agony! 🙂 Thank you so much for linking up with me this week at Tasty Tuesdays! I’ve pinned this & shared it with my followers!

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      Dixie Chik
      May 22, 2013 at 7:35 AM

      Thank you!

  • Reply
    Lori Who Needs A Cape?
    May 20, 2013 at 10:07 AM

    Pinning right now, these sound fabulous!

    Lori
    Whoneedsacape.com
    Not Your Average Super Moms!

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    Lori Who Needs A Cape?
    May 20, 2013 at 10:06 AM

    Oh my word, I’m in heaven right now! These sound fabulous 🙂 Pinning!

    Lori
    Whoneedsacape.com
    Not Your Average Super Moms!

  • Reply
    Marlys @Thisand That
    May 19, 2013 at 10:15 AM

    These sound downright amazing… I love avocados and cheese so I know that I would love these.. Found them on Swap N Share. Pinning for a later date when I have leftover pizza crust or maybe I will just make some to make these…

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    Mommy On Demand
    May 18, 2013 at 5:51 PM

    You crack me up! These do look shiznit and I can’t wait to devore them. New to your site and now following. Feel free to hop on over and say hi!

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    Anne
    May 18, 2013 at 9:18 AM

    OH MY LORD! Those look and sound amazing. I am so excited to try these out and am inspired to try some other delectable combos for these tasty buns. Thanks for sharing! Can’t wait to try…
    Anne @ circusberry.wordpress.com

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      Dixie Chik
      May 18, 2013 at 8:49 PM

      Thanks Anne!

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    Maria
    May 17, 2013 at 8:28 PM

    These look DELICIOUS!!!!! I absolutely love avocados, I could literally just eat a bunch of them with a spoon (!!!) and these stuffed buns sound amazing!!! What a great idea, thanks for sharing!!!!

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      Dixie Chik
      May 18, 2013 at 8:49 PM

      I could too, Maria, thanks!

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    [email protected] n Dishes
    May 17, 2013 at 6:32 PM

    There is nothing wrong with your buns…these buns! Ooey gooey cheese and creamy avocado, yum!

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 18, 2013 at 8:50 PM

      XOXO Kari!!

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 18, 2013 at 8:51 PM

      xoxo Kari! Thanks 🙂

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    Anyonita
    May 17, 2013 at 11:10 AM

    :O holy hell. pinned. and engaged self-control to stop myself from licking the screen. i’m making these babies. they look DIVINE. i followed you here from the link party at ducksnarow. Also, I’d like to invite you to come link up with me at my link party! I’d love it if you could stop by & link up some of your recipes! Here’s the link: http://www.anyonitanibbles.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/tasty-tuesdays-10.html

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      Dixie Chik
      May 18, 2013 at 8:51 PM

      Thank you 🙂

  • Reply
    lisa
    May 17, 2013 at 8:08 AM

    :::drooling::: This is my perfect meal! Looks SO good!

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    [email protected]
    May 16, 2013 at 9:16 PM

    Who doesn’t love a good pair of buns?? Especially ones that look SO good!!! Creamy and smooth – the filling of course 😀 Love the buns, really do.

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 16, 2013 at 9:25 PM

      Thanks Minnie – always happy to see you visiting 😉

  • Reply
    Katie B. of HousewifeHowTos.com
    May 16, 2013 at 12:15 PM

    You totally had me at “avocado”! I came via Sugar and Dots, and wanted to invite you to join my How-To Tuesday link party, if you haven’t already. It’s open all week, and the entries are randomized, so everyone’s entry can make it to the top. It would be great to have you!

    http://housewifehowtos.com/linkage/link-party-2/how-to-tuesdays-21/

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    Sinea Pies
    May 16, 2013 at 10:22 AM

    They look SO good…love avocado ANYTHING! Thanks for adding your link to our blog hop. I am featuring this post on next week’s! Everyone needs a bigger and closer look.

    Blessings,
    Sinea
    Ducks ‘n a Row

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 16, 2013 at 12:15 PM

      Thanks so much Sinea!

  • Reply
    Debra
    May 16, 2013 at 9:54 AM

    These look so very yummy. A must try. thank you

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 16, 2013 at 12:15 PM

      Thanks for stopping by!

  • Reply
    Sharon Glanville at BeBetsy
    May 15, 2013 at 10:08 PM

    Delicious! Thanks for sharing at the BRAG ABOUT IT – xoxo

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 16, 2013 at 12:16 PM

      XOXO Sharon! Hope you crazy girls are having a good week!

  • Reply
    Dree
    May 15, 2013 at 7:35 PM

    Found this on Fluster’s Creative Muster, and I pinned it! Looks delicious.

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 16, 2013 at 12:16 PM

      Thanks Dree!

  • Reply
    Nichole C
    May 15, 2013 at 3:38 PM

    I may slap my mom for a reuben bun! I’m kidding, but that sounds heavenly!

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 16, 2013 at 12:16 PM

      I’m definitely going to have to make a reuben bun – soon! Thanks Nichole 🙂

  • Reply
    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie
    May 15, 2013 at 11:54 AM

    I don’t think you could stuff buns with anything better

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 16, 2013 at 8:31 PM

      I agree 🙂

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    Mr. & Mrs. P
    May 14, 2013 at 8:26 PM

    These looks delicious!! Who would have thought!

    • Reply
      Dixie Chik
      May 16, 2013 at 12:17 PM

      Thanks 🙂

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