Many people have often thought that avocado is a vegetable, no it is not. It is a pear-shaped berry fruit, YES, it is a fruit! Of late, avocado has been a go-to ingredient for several delicious avocado recipes by people looking to incorporate a portion of healthy food in their diet.
This superfood is packed with calories. One ounce has about 50 calories. Avocados are also high in fats, but the kind which is good for your health and is also packed with 25 different minerals and vitamins.
Let’s see different ways you can use avocado to prepare your meals.
1. Avocado Banana Smoothie
This creamy smoothie will be ready in 5 minutes, and all you need is two ingredients. Blend frozen bananas, which naturally sweeten the smoothie and some delicious, fresh avocado for a creamy and thick smoothie base. It is a time-saving recipe filled with a delightful taste.
Guacamole is a Mexican classic. The most common way to eat Mexican guacamole is with nachos as a dip, on soft taco shells, or simply as a salad. Mash ripe avocados and combine it with cilantro, jalapenos, tomatoes, onions, salt, and lemon juice.
3. Spaghetti With Spinach Avocado Sauce
This spaghetti dish is very simple to prepare. All you need to do is blend together spinach leaves, ripe avocado, herbs, oil, and garlic while your Spaghetti is boiling. When everything is ready, mix it all together. Creamy Spaghetti with a punch of flavors!
4. Avocado Egg Toast
Choose a healthy breakfast and also take it one nautch higher with some avocado egg toast. Toast your bread and spread your mashed avocado on it. You can make your egg 3 ways- fried, scrambled, or poached. Season it with salt and pepper. This delicious avocado recipe gives you a power-packed breakfast!
5. Grilled Fish With Avocado Salsa
Grilled fish with avocado salsa is a version of fish and chips but only healthier along with a salsa of avocado, tomatoes, onions, and lime. It is fast, simple, and nutritious; this delicious avocado recipe is easy to make and a lot healthier than any tartar sauce.
6. Avocado Banana Bread
Avocado banana bread is full of nutrients, along with it being soft and moist. The banana flavor is dominant enough that one would not even get the taste of avocado. Bonus point: it is also refined sugar-free because the sweetness comes from the bananas.
7. Avocado Mac n Cheese
This avocado mac n cheese is a take on the classic macaroni and cheese. Rich and creamy, this delicious avocado recipe is rich in healthy fats from the avocado, and it is also packed with proteins and nutrients, making it a dish that is super indulgent yet nutritious.
8. Chicken Bacon Avocado Sandwich
There is nothing better than a wonderfully made cheese grilled sandwich. Take this sandwich a par up and layer it with bacon and chicken along with mashed avocado or sliced. Here you have indulgent and a healthy meal altogether!
9. Avocado Fries
These baked avocado French fries make a perfect appetizer. Peel the avocados and slice them thinly. Coat them in flour first and then dip the avocados in eggs. Finally, coat them in breadcrumbs and bake them. These avocado fries go best with chipotle or ranch sauce.
10. Guacamole Deviled Eggs
Guacamole Deviled Eggs is a fantastic snack and is also something you can make quickly. For this delicious avocado recipe, you require just a few simple ingredients, such as hard-boiled eggs, smashed avocado, cilantro, paprika, and lime, to put together this dish.
11. Avocado Sushi Rolls
Sushi rolls are fun to make. Once you have everything in place, it is again easy to assemble. These avocado sushi rolls with cauliflower rice and mango, which gives it a sweet and sour taste, is healthy for eating. It also makes a light lunch or dinner.
12. Avocado Hummus
We already love the classic hummus. Now imagine creamy avocado mixed with chickpeas and garlic. The avocado adds that delicious richness to the dip. Use avocado hummus as a sandwich spread or simply as a dip alongside nachos.
13. Avocado Ice Cream
Avocado ice cream is something completely out of the box, yet so delicious, made by combining together condensed milk and fresh cream. Add a pinch of salt and a few teaspoons of lemon juice to get that perfect texture and set it in the fridge for a few hours. Your avocado ice cream is ready to serve!
14. Avocado Pickles
The two most important things to remember when making these avocado pickles is to use unripe avocados and be able to finish them within a week. The apple cider vinegar gives it an acidic taste, while the yellow mustard and a pinch of sugar balance the sweetness of the pickles.
15. Cream Of Avocado Soup
Cream of avocado soup is warm and flavorful. You cannot miss the vibrant green color of the soup. This delicious avocado recipe is another reason to love avocados and is perfect for a cold winter night, giving you lots of nutrients and warmth.
16. Avocado Crab Boats
These avocado crab boats are delicious and gluten-free. These half-cut avocados are filled with crab meat, spicy mayo, and cucumber to add a refreshing taste. Drizzle them with soy sauce and sprinkle pepper along with sesame seeds over.
17. Corn And Avocado Salsa
This refreshing summer treat along with two staple summer ingredients – corn and avocado is a crowd-pleaser. Chop up some onions and cilantro along with lemon juice for dressing. Your corn and avocado salsa go best with tortilla chips.
18. Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Chocolate avocado pudding takes 10 minutes to prepare and is packed with healthy fats. All you need for this pudding is to blend together 2-3 avocados along with maple syrup, cocoa powder, and a few teaspoons of vanilla extract. This decadent pudding is going to be your new favorite dessert.
19. Avocado Mayonnaise
This ultra-creamy avocado mayonnaise is healthy and a great alternate in many of the same ways you would use regular mayonnaise. The eggs that are used in regular mayonnaise is replaced with avocado, which makes this avocado dish a healthy choice.
20. Chicken Avocado Sliders
These Chicken Avocado Sliders are juicy and mouth-watering. These mini sliders are stuffed with caramelized onions, chicken, cheese, and bacon along with the wonderful avocado. This mouthwatering avocado recipe will satisfy your hunger completely.