We all know that avocados are delicious, but research shows that they’re also good for you. Here are some recipes to help you incorporate more avocados into your diet.
A favorite at every party or tailgate, this guacamole is simple yet bursting with zesty flavors from lime juice, red onions,
and garlic. A chopped jalapeño pepper adds the perfect amount of heat to this festive dip.
Full of beautiful colors and a combination of flavors, this salad is perfect for a luncheon. Red beets contrast nicely with
creamy avocados and goat cheese, while fresh red onions and watercress add a crunchy finish.
This chilled soup is the perfect starter to an elegant meal. Sour cream and half-and-half create a creamy depth to the soup,
but the richness is balanced by crisp Riesling and salty chicken broth. Garnish with thinly sliced green onions.
One bite of this light and refreshing salad and you’ll think you’ve been whisked away to a tropical island. Crunchy jicama
and hearts of palm are accompanied by yellow bell peppers and smooth avocados and then coated in a tangy citrus-and-cilantro
Crunchy croutons complement avocado slices in this main dish salad. Try adding crisp bacon crumbles for even bolder flavor
and extra texture.
Mini pita rounds make the perfect base for these easy bite-size appetizers. If you can’t find pita rounds, you can toast thin
baguette slices for the same effect.
A twist on the traditional Cobb, this version uses Yukon gold potatoes in place of chicken. Cheddar and blue cheeses, bacon
crumbles, and tomatoes pair with avocados to create a hearty meal.
Try using this sweeter salsa as a topping for tacos or seafood. Soaking the onion in ice water takes away some of the sting.
This salad has so many great flavors you can eat it by itself as a side, but it also makes a great topper for grilled chicken,
pork, and steak.
Lump crabmeat and avocados are a heavenly combination on this sandwich. Fresh mango adds a hint of sweetness without overpowering
the flavors of the crabmeat. This mixture is great in a hoagie roll but is also refreshing on a bed of mixed greens.
Pears and blue cheese make for a great flavor combination, but we’ve added avocados, basil, and navel oranges to create a
bold salad. This salad travels well because you can make the dressing in advance. Then throw it all together when ready to
A reader favorite, this shrimp cocktail packs in bold spice from red jalapeño pepper jelly and red bell peppers. The avocados
balance out the heat. Serve with tortilla chips or saltine crackers.