You may have thought of guacamole and avocado toast until a few years ago.
These would have been the first recipes that came to mind before other avocado-based dishes like avocado pasta sauce or avocado tacos.
More and more people are now exploring the versatile superfood. More blogs are now offering their readers unique avocado recipes.
The trend is also catching on in restaurants now offering a wide range of creative avocado options outside of guacamole.
Even Trader Joe’s sells mini avocados roughly the size of limes.
Healthy Avocado Recipes
Here are 11 delicious ways to prepare an avocado. You’ll find something to suit your taste, from breakfast to snacks to dinner to dessert.
If you have suggestions for other avocado recipes not included on this list, please post them in the comments!
This avocado superfood recipe is the easiest side dish or appetizer you’ll ever make. Toss all the ingredients together in a large bowl and serve. No sugar, oil, or salad dressing is required.
No one will ever guess that avocado has been blended into this smooth, frosty chocolate dessert.
Try this avocado dessert with four ingredients if you’re feeling adventurous. Avocado desserts are popular in Brazil and many Asian countries. The concept has now spread to the US and other countries.
Add half a fresh avocado the next time you make banana-based ice cream to make it more creamy. Add pure peppermint oil to mint chocolate chips.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes
This plant-based tofu scramble tastes best when topped with avocado slices. You can also dice the avocado and add it to the scramble. This healthy breakfast will appeal to both vegans as well as omnivores.
Avocado mayonnaise is now available in supermarkets from even the biggest brands, such as Hellman’s and Kraft. It’s thick, smooth, and addictive. Spread it over your sandwiches, veggie burgers, or burgers.
This sauce is so rich and creamy, thanks to the avocado. When you first taste it, you’ll think it contains heavy cream or butter. Pour the sauce over roasted vegetables or zucchini noodles instead of pasta for a low-carb paleo and keto recipe.
These easy-baked crispy avocado fries are made with only five ingredients and are high in vitamins, fiber, and protein.
This salad is an excellent option for a party or a healthy meal. Chop an avocado and add it to the salad. You can serve it hot or cold, depending on the season.
Two slices of bread
Salt and optional black pepper
Optional 1 tsp of lemon juice
Toast toppings such as chili powder or garlic powder, diced onion, raw tomatoes or salsa
If you like, leave some chunks in the texture. Salt and pepper to taste. Toast the bread and then spread avocado on top. Enjoy your avocado toast with any toppings you choose.