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21 Delicious Ways to Cook with Avocado

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Jacqueline PaumierGuest Blogger
October 02, 2016 · 4.2k Views

As soon as we heard the news about Avocado giving us heaping doses of the healthy fat Omega-3, we started adding their creamy goodness to everything we could get our hands on. However, even we couldn’t think of some of these crazy creative avocado masterpieces. Ditch your old school guacamole and try out some of these avocado recipes for any meal. 

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21 Delicious Ways to Cook with Avocado

1. Guacamole Deviled Eggs

guacamole deviled eggs

Source: jerryjamesstone.com

Deviled eggs usually require a heavy mayo base, this upgrade is just as creamy but way healthier..

Recipe from Jerry James Stone.


2. Baked Avocado Fries

baked avocado fries

Source: lecremedelacrumb.com

Sounds too good to be true, but once you’ve tasted these soft yet crispy avocado fries you may never go back to potatoes. 

Recipe from Creme de la Crumb.


3. Dill Avocado Toast

dill avocado toast

Source: thehealthymaven.com

It seems like avocado toast is popping up everywhere these days, but we love this simple dill topped rendition. 

Recipe from The Healthy Maven.


4. Avocado Turkey Tacos

avocado turkey tacos

Source: willcookforsmiles.com

If you’re looking to lighten up your Taco Tuesday, try swapping out the heavy meats for turkey topped with fresh avocado slices.

Recipe from Will Cook for Smiles.


5. Halloween Guacamonsters

halloween guacamonsters

Source: forkandbeans.com

Bring out your inner Frankenstein with these adorable Guacamonsters perfect for any Halloween party. 

Recipe from Fork and Beans.

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6. Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese Sandwich

bacon guacamole grilled cheese sandwich

Source: closetcooking.com

We are all about grown up grilled cheese and this version takes the cake. After all, anything tastes amazing when adding on bacon and avocado. 

Recipe from Closet Cooking.


7. Honey Mustard Chicken, Avocado + Bacon Salad

honey mustard chicken avocado bacon salad

Source: cafedelites.com

Trying to eat healthy but bored of your traditional salads? This recipe will make you forget you’re actually eating something healthy. 

Recipe from Café Delites.


8. Chicken and Avocado Burritos

chicken and avocado burritos

Source: closetcooking.com

What is it about avocados that goes so perfectly with Mexican food? Whatever it is we love it, especially on these chicken burritos. 

Recipe from Closet Cooking.


9. Avocado Cilantro Dressing

avocado cilantro dressing

Source: the36thavenue.com

This cilantro dressing is the perfect way to add extra creamy goodness to any meals without adding on the calories. Whip it up and put it on EVERYTHING. 

Recipe from The 36th Avenue.


10. Guacamole Stuffed Potato Skins

guacamole stuffed potato skins

Source: nottooshabbygabby.com

Two bar food favorites come together for one crispy, creamy appetizer you and your family will love.

Recipe from Not Too Shabby Gabby.

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11. Bluberry Avocado Pancakes

blueberry avocado pancakes

Source: runningtothekitchen.com

While it may sound like an odd choice to add avocado to your morning pancakes, you’ll be surprised by how perfectly the flavor blends in. 

Recipe from Running to the Kitchen.


12. Baked Avocado with Eggs

baked avocado with eggs

Source: seasonalcravings.com

If you aren’t all about these flavors, you’re sure to be won over by the simple yet beautiful look of these egg and avocado boats. 

Recipe from Seasonal Cravings.


13. Shrimp Avocado Salad

shrimp avocado salad

Source: addapinch.com

Fresh shrimp is paired with omega-3 packed avocado in this light and refreshing salad you’re going to love!

Recipe from Add a Pinch.


14. Cheescake Factory Avocado Rolls Egg Rolls

cheesecake factory avocado egg rolls

Source: damndelicious.net

Cheesecake Factory reigns supreme in the world of appetizers and these avocado egg rolls may be the reason why. Now you can make them in the comfort of your own home!

Recipe from Damn Delicious.


15. Avocado Corn Cakes

avocado corn cakes

Source: createdby-diane.com

Crispy, sweet, and creamy, these avocado corn cakes are one of those recipes the whole family will be requesting again and again. 

Recipe from Create by Diane.

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16. Chicken and Avocado Enchiladas

chicken and avocado enchiladas

Source: closetcooking.com

The smoky taste of these enchiladas are perfectly partnered with the smooth flavor of avocado and healthy, hearty chicken.

Recipe from Closet Cooking.


17. Summer Corn, Avocado, and Black Bean Salad

summer corn, avocado, and black bean salad

Source: produceonparade.com

We love this protein packed black bean salad for its refreshingly bold flavor that’s also incredibly filling.  

Recipe from Produce on Parade.


18. Cheesy Avocado Quesadillas

cheesy avocado quesadillas

Source: damndelicious.net

Trying to squeeze something healthy into your kids diet? Slip some avocados in this classic cheese quesadilla recipe for a meal so delicious they won’t even know it’s good for them.

Recipe from Damn Delicious.


19. Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado

rice bowl with fried egg and avocado

Source: bonappetit.com

Simple is best in this egg and avocado filled rice bowl that is both fast and satisfying. 

Recipe from Bon Appetit.


20. Avocado Pasta Salad

avocado pasta salad

Source: spendwithpennies.com

Another great way to replace calorie filled mayonnaise in a classic recipe while still maintaining it’s delicious flavor. 

Recipe from Spend with Pennies.


21. No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

no-bake avocado lime cheesecake

Source: chefsheilla.com

While it’s probably not the first ingredient you think of when you imagine cheesecake, the addition of this delectable fruit with a tangy lime can take your dessert to a whole new level. 

Recipe from Chef Sheilla.

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Jacqueline is a modern day gypsy, who has lived in several countries and has traveled to over 20. A sucker for all things pleasing to the senses; her world revolves around food (any and all food), foreign indie films, and salsa music. The first to jump off a waterfall and the last to say no to sushi, she has been described as a bit of an “extremist”. In her perfect world, no one ever spells “cool” as “kool” and Ryan Gosling has more tattoos. She enjoys spending her free time in her New Orleans home with her Cubano guitarist husband and 1-year-old son.
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