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15 Avocado Recipes That Aren’t Toast

Avocados are delicious all year round, and it’s easy to incorporate this powerful superfood into your regular diet. Adding avocado into recipes is simple and delicious. Here are 15 ways to use avocados, from breakfast to dessert. 

15 Best Avocado Recipes

  1. Strawberry Avocado Caprese Salad Recipe – It’s truly as refreshing and flavorful as it sounds. Perfect summer lunch or picnic dish.

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2. Black Bean Avocado Salad Dip – It’s called “salad dip” because we couldn’t decide whether it was born to be eaten with a fork or with chips. Either way, it’s amazingly delish and always the first thing to disappear at parties.

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3Avocado Hummus – This is the closest we got to guac without actually going there in this roundup. Hummus is already a fantastic snack, but when you make it avocado hummus, it’s doubly good.

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4. Creamy Avocado Pasta – The first time we made this, we couldn’t believe how creamy and flavorful this pasta dish was…all without cream or butter.

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5. Avocado Coconut Smoothie Shake (5-Ingredient) – With a smoothie vibe and the thickness of a shake, this will keep you cool and fueled at the start of the day or for an afternoon pick-me-up.

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6. Surprise Avocado Chocolate Bread – Who knew that adding avocado into chocolate bread would make it supremely tender and luscious? Only you will know there’s avocado in this decadent bread.

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7. Avocado Black Bean Corn Salad with Lime Dressing – This is one of those quickly vanishing dishes at potlucks and parties. It’s as flavorful as it is beautiful.

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8. 5-Minute Avocado Bean Dip – You only need 5 minutes to create a powerfully healthy, creamy, delicious dip everyone will love.

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9. Grilled Chicken Caprese Salad with Avocado – Take advantage of summer sweet corn, bursting sweet cherry tomatoes, and creamy avocado in this marvelous combination.

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10.Stuffed Avocado Shrimp Salad (Peruvian Palta Rellena) – This is one of my all time favorite appetizers for any summer dinner party. It’s ridiculously easy, healthy, and delicious. Feel free to have 2 or 3.

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11. Farro Salad with Butternut and Avocado – This hearty, healthy, and ultra satisfying dish is a favorite from fall through summer. It’s perfect for lunch or dinner, and leftovers keep well into the next day.

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12. Mahi Mahi with Mango Avocado Salsa – If you’ve never tried a tropical salsa with creamy avocado chunks over your favorite fish, please try it asap. It is unbelievably fantastic.

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13. Fresh Corn Avocado Salad – We can’t get enough of summer sweet corn, and there’s nothing better than pairing it with avocado for the easiest summer salad.

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14. Black Bean Avocado Dip – Packed with protein and nutrition, this black bean avocado dip makes you feel great about munching away.

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15. 15-Minute Chocolate Avocado Energy Bars (GF, No Refined Sugar) – You can’t taste the avocado in these energy bars, but they help bind the bars together without effort. These yummy little bars are packed with all the good stuff and nothing else.

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Avocado Caprese in Action:

🥑 We hope you found a recipe you love in this roundup! Feel free to search in our recipes for more inspiration. If you make any of the recipes, we’d LOVE to see what you made!  Just tag us@chewoutloud on Instagram.

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    • Anshika Juneja

    Omg! i love avocado, specially the strawberry salad one! it just looks so refreshing and yum! I’m going to make this!

    • themimiodyssey

    That strawberry avocado salad and mahi mahi look sooooo good omg! Thanks for sharing!

    • Yeah Lifestyle

    Oh yum! I love avocados and would love to give these recipes a go esp the creamy avocado pasta as I have never had that before.

    • Kalyan Panja

    For those looking to prepare avocado based recipes will surely love this fabulous collection. I would love to prepare them on the weekends.

    • Rose A (@mail4rosey)

    Black beans and avocados go together perfectly in recipes. My grandbabe loves avocado, so I am always trying find ways to incorporate it into our recipes.

    • Alexandra Cook

    I love finding a new recipes to try. I’m always so scared I am going to mess it up somehow. This looks easy enough for me though. Thanks!

    • Sondra Barker

    Now these are recipes I need in my life! They all look so delicious, especially the pasta! -Sondra Barker

    • Rose A (@mail4rosey)

    That’s a good idea to pair avocado with chocolate to make the bread loaf. That’s a good way to get the kids who aren’t fond of the fruit, to eat it willingly.

    • Wren LaPorte

    I honestly had no idea there were so many possibilities with avocados! I assumed there was only so much you could do. I will have to try these!

    • Elaina

    I cannot wait to try each and everyone of these amazing avacado recipes! Thank you!

    • Irina

    Thank you for such an amazing list. Im totally trying avacado hummus. Yes please.

    • Shannon Gurnee

    These look like some delicious avocado recipes. Would love to try some of these sometime.

    • Kristen

    That black bean dish is on my mind now. I’ll have to add those items to my grocery list.

    • fourcolu

    i love avocado. I am glad you have given us more than avocado toast and guacomole. Love the description and the pics. I am saving this one. Thanks for this write up and amazing site.
    Jerry Godinho

    • Lyosha Varezhkina

    I love avocado in salads and sushi rolls. Your options look great too, I’d eat it all. Yes avocado is one of my favorites.

    • Cristina Petrini

    Avocado doesn’t make me crazy, but in the salad it looks interesting!

    • Adriana

    Avocado is perfect in literally everything!! best thing ever!

    • Katie

    These all look so delicious. I love putting avocado in salads and on tacos. That avocado chocolate bread looks so amazing too! Thanks for sharing these meal ideas.

    • Lynda Peter

    Avocado just taste great in every meal and I want to make the avocado smoothies.

    • Stacie

    These are awesome recipes! I’m a big fan of avocado toast, but it does get boring. I can’t wait to try all of them.

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