By Vicky McDonald

Avocados make any salad a little buttery and more delicious. Add some fresh summer fruit or grilled veggies, and you've got one flavor packed salad. These 7 tasty and colorful avocado salads are perfect for your summer party or BBQ.

1. Strawberry Avocado Salad

Rave Review: "This is so refreshing and delicious---such a good combination and so easy to make."Anne

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2. Chicken, Avocado and Mango Salad

Rave Review: "Came out great. The spicy savory taste of the chicken was nicely juxtaposed with the sweetness of the mango and the buttery avocado." — NikkiC

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3. Crab & Avocado Salad with Fruit Salsa

Rave Review: "One of the best things I've had in my life! It was beautiful and tasted heavenly. So refreshing and light yet so flavorful." — LatinaCook

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4. Persian-Style Avocado Salad

Rave Review: "Perfect summertime salad. Made as written. The only thing I would change next time is add a little more cilantro." — bd.weld

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5. Bacon Avocado Salad

Rave Review: "Absolutely delicious! I have made it several times and served it with several types of meals and got rave reviews each time. My guests always want the recipe."Georgie3!

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6. Summer Salad with Grilled Corn

Rave Review: "This is by far one of the best salads I've made and would go with pretty much anything." — Soup Loving Nicole

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7.Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Rave Review: "Excellent salad! Very refreshing and flavorful. Love the lime juice and cumin." — jenifaOHjenny

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