The avocado has surged in popularity, not only for its unique taste but for its healthy fat and vitamin content. We’ve rounded up 17 of the most popular avocado recipes starring this multipurpose fruit that’s so much more than the main ingredient in guacamole.
Simple Homemade Guacamole Dip
If you’ve been searching for guacamole that rivals anything you’ve had at a restaurant, this is the one. This guacamole dip recipe adapted from Alton Brown’s recipe is perfect to enjoy with your favorite Mexican dishes, and is also delicious served on toast!
Avocado Sushi Rolls
This is a vegan variation of the popular California Roll. There’s something so satisfying about making your own sushi at home. Not only is it much cheaper than going to a restaurant, it’s also a super fun skill to learn! This creamy and delicious avocado roll recipe calls for a few simple ingredients and is easy to make at home.
This is one of the all-time best sushi dishes at Japanese restaurants. Filled with shrimp tempura and cucumber, dragon roll sushi has a delicious avocado topping, resembling the scales of a dragon. We’ll share all the tips and tricks so that you can easily make them at home!
Chicken Avocado Roll Ups
These rollups are creamy and delicious, made with grilled or leftover chicken, avocado, bell pepper and cheese. This healthy lunch idea also makes a fabulous party appetizer. Ready in just 20 minutes!
This is an elegant vegetarian dinner idea that’s creamy, satisfying and full of flavor! It will be on your dinner table in 15 minutes and is easy to make with a few simple ingredients: avocados, basil, garlic, lemon and olive oil with optional cherry tomatoes for color.
This fudge is a delicious vegan treat with the flavors of smooth avocado, creamy banana and chunky chocolate! It’s easy to make with only 15 minutes of prep and no baking required!
Avocado Egg Rolls
These cheesecake factory egg rolls are crispy on the outside and creamy inside with an irresistible jalapeno dipping sauce. Enjoy this delicious appetizer at home without the restaurant price tag!
Dessert may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of avocado, but these chocolate, fudgy treats might change your mind. It’s easy to make and gluten-free!
Chocolate Avocado Overnight Oats Jars
Oatmeal is a breakfast favorite, and chocolate avocado overnight oats jars are a new twist on this old-time comfort food.
Kale, Black Bean & Avocado Burrito Bowl
Lime marinated kale, seasoned black beans, brown rice and avocado salsa verde create the ultimate vegan Mexican meal. Perfect for lunch or dinner, and it’s gluten-free.
Avocado Quinoa Breakfast Muffins
Avocado quinoa breakfast muffins make a great breakfast-on-the-go or a delicious side for your next brunch buffet!
Artichoke Avocado Pasta Salad
Artichoke avocado pasta salad makes a filling and healthy lunch. Perfect for a summer meal on the patio.
Avocado Egg Salad
Avocados, eggs, herbs, lemon juice, and salt combine to update boring old egg salad. Great on your favorite toast, a bagel, or baguette.
Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwich
The combination of avocado and tuna gives you a good dose of protein. Adding a fresh side salad gives you a lunch time boost.
Tomato Avocado Salad
Summertime is the perfect time to enjoy this tomato avocado salad with fresh sweet tomatoes and buttery, nutty avocado.
Healthy 5 Minute Avocado Toast
Avocado toast has become a classic. It’s healthy, easy to prepare, and delicious any time of day!
Avocado Chocolate Mousse
If you’re vegan or lactose-intolerant, you’ll love this creamy avocado chocolate mousse. It’s dairy-free, easy to prepare, and looks great in a parfait glass!
Easy Guacamole Dip Recipe
- 3 avocados ripe
- 1/2 small onion finely diced
- 2 Roma tomatoes diced
- 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1 lime juiced
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- Slice the avocados in half, remove the pits, and scoop the flesh into a mixing bowl.
- Mash the avocados with a fork until the desired texture is reached. Some prefer a very smooth guacamole, while others prefer it more chunky.
- Add the remaining ingredients and stir together. Give it a taste test and add a pinch more salt or lime juice if needed.
- Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!
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