Avocado Recipes

See how to make a star out of protein-rich avocado with these tasty recipes, including zesty avocado salsas and grilled avocado.

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Paleo Baked Eggs in Avocado

Rating: 4.17 stars
The contrast between the soft and fresh avocado and the creaminess of a poached egg is brilliant. Good thing is it's also very healthy and satisfying.

Avocado Ricotta Crostini

Rating: 4.5 stars
When I saw avocado and ricotta cheese being combined on a menu recently, I was intrigued. Not enough to order it, but enough to buy the ingredients for this homemade version! I found this to be a very delicious combination that was sort of unusual, and yet familiar, at the same time. These beauties would make for a great appetizer or snack in time for the height of entertaining season. Start spreading the news!

Keto Avocado-Spinach Smoothie

Rating: 4.44 stars
Keto avocado and spinach smoothie.

Meyer Lemon Avocado Toast

Rating: 4.79 stars
I like to use this recipe when I have a ripe avocado that I don't want to waste. It is absolutely delicious and a wonderful source of fiber and fatty acids. Feel free to get creative with the ingredients! Substitute cilantro with mint or parsley, or chia seeds with sesame or poppy seeds.

Corn and Avocado Dip

Rating: 4.5 stars
Light and tasty party dip recipe that will surely be a crowd pleaser. Serve with yellow or blue corn chips.

Roasted Tomato, Avocado, and Fresh Mozzarella Crostini

Rating: 4.75 stars
Roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and avocado are layered on toasted bread in this quick and easy crostini recipe everyone loves.

Guacamole Salad Dressing

Rating: 4.5 stars
This Mexican guacamole salad dressing is essentially a creamy avocado dressing with fresh cilantro, lime juice, onion, serrano pepper for spice, and cream. [Recipe originally published on Allrecipes.com.mx]


Rating: 4.81 stars
You can make this avocado salad smooth or chunky depending on your tastes.

Black Bean and Corn Salad II

Rating: 4.73 stars
This salad is very colorful and includes a very tasty lime dressing.

Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

Rating: 4.8 stars
Restaurant-style breakfast sandwich at home! It's quick, easy and delicious! The sliced avocado is what makes this sandwich pop and gives it a unique flavor. It is chock-full of protein, as well, so this sandwich will keep you full until lunchtime.

Spicy Lime Avocado Soup

Rating: 4.81 stars
My husband tried to tell me not to submit this recipe... he doesn't want the whole world to know about it, but I say share what you have! Serve with warm tortilla chips and a nice large mojito. Top with sour cream or creme fraiche if desired.

Avocado Shrimp Ceviche-Estillo Sarita

Rating: 4.59 stars
A tried and true ceviche recipe to be enjoyed for a Sunday brunch in our cafe. It is believed by most Latinos that the best time to eat ceviche is on a sunny day. Rainy days cause stomach cramps and nightmares. Of course most Latinos (especially my wife) can make a good ceviche blindfolded on any day rain or shine, in my opinion. Excellent for an appetizer in smaller portions or as a meal itself. Personally I enjoy this with an ice cold beer on the side.

Inspiration and Ideas

How to Choose, Slice, and Eat Avocados
There isn't any scientific research showing that people who eat avocados are happier…but that doesn't mean it isn't true. Eat them up in salads, smoothies, sandwiches, and more.
Salads for Avocado Lovers
Avocados make any salad a little buttery and a lot more delicious.


Rating: 4.81 stars

You can make this avocado salad smooth or chunky depending on your tastes.