Photo, Erik Putz.
A chameleon of the produce aisle, the avocado can be used in everything from dressings and smoothies to salads, sandwiches, dips and baked goods. But if you're only using them for guacamole (no judgement here), we've got more than 20 inspiring avocado recipes for you to try.
1. Despite their luxurious and creamy texture, one avocado boasts more than 9 g of fibre—more than any other fruit.
2. Half an avocado has more potassium than a banana and lots of brain-protecting folate.
3. Avocados also have the mono- and polyunsaturated “good” fats that are recommended as part of a healthy diet.
This richly herbed sandwich is so good, you'll want to eat it every week! Bonus: Wrap each egg salad sandwich in parchment paper to keep it from getting soggy (it also makes it easy to grab and take to go if you need something on the fly). Get our green goddess egg salad sandwich recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
If you can’t get enough avocado toast, this is the dish for you. Get your hands on some nice heirloom tomatoes, whip up a fresh cheese base with garlic and start stacking. Try our tomato-avocado toast recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
A salad with two applications! Try it as a delicious salad, or whirl most of the ingredients into a green smoothie bowl (see the next recipe!). First up, get our spinach salad with avocado dressing recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
This avocado smoothie bowl is whirled up with spinach, yogurt, honey and hemp seeds for a powerful start to the day. Get our avocado smoothie bowl recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
Breakfast for dinner has never looked so good. Here, we’ve dressed up a classic scramble with avocado, chorizo sausage, microgreens, cheddar and fresh tomatoes. Get our scrambled egg taco recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
Instead of chopping up avocados for a salad, try them in an ultra-creamy dressing. Here, we’ve paired avocado with cilantro, green onions and lemon for added zestiness. Get our avocado dressing recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
Ramp up your salad roll game to expert level by adding more greens to the mix with avocado, parsley, green onion, snaps peas, mint, cucumber and basil. (Plus green dressing. We did say expert-level, after all.) Get our avocado and snap pea salad rolls recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
We swapped out the mayo filling for avocado. Topped with a slice of cucumber, cilantro and sesame seeds, our retro appetizer is social-media worthy. Get our avocado devilled eggs recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
Enjoy the health benefits of avocado and raspberries in one very pretty dessert. Get our avocado pound cake recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
Break out the bag of pre-cooked shrimp you’ve got stashed in your freezer. This no-cook meal simply requires a bit of assembly. Serve these rolls with Thai chili sauce and chopped peanuts. Get our avocado and mango salad roll recipe.Photo, Sian Richards.
Sweet, creamy and made with three simple ingredients. Get our avocado ice cream recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
Sometimes you need a break from romaine. This irresistibly crunchy jicama and avocado salad packs plenty of colour and flavour (and no lettuce). Get our avocado salad recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
Toast isn’t just for breakfast—dress it up for dinner with a sweet pea and avocado spread, topped with a sunny egg. Get our sweet peas on toast recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
Creamy slices of avocado are the perfect garnish for this hearty chicken and bean soup. Get our chicken chili verde recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
Simplify your morning with an energizing smoothie bowl and a pared-down, stress-free routine. This easy, eye-pleasing bowl begins with a fruit and yogurt base and is packed with protein, fibre and vitamins. Get our smoothie bowl recipe.Photo, Sian Richards.
This light salad with avocado, shrimp and a Dijon vinaigrette makes for a refreshing and healthy meal. Get our grapefruit salad recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
Roast up some cauliflower and throw together a quick ‘slaw for delicious, gluten-free tacos tonight. Get our cauliflower tacos recipe.Photo, Sian Richards.
What could be better—or easier—than eggs and bacon with a slice of cheddar on toasted bread? Serve with a side of tomato and avocado slices. Get our breakfast sandwich recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
A protein-packed salad that’s creamy, zesty and fresh. Get our club salad recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
Packed with avocado, beets, carrots and quinoa this wrap is ready in 25 minutes! Get our collard green wrap recipe.Photo, Sian Richards.
This salad, served with beans on toast, adds just the right amount of balance for a delicious southwestern meal. Get our Tex-Mex salad recipe.
This zesty soup has a hint of spice to help you warm up on cool evenings. Get our Mexican chicken soup recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
Zesty and a little bit spicy—this dish is mixed with some truly delicious Latin American flavours, from fresh fish to creamy avocado and ripe tomato. Get our ceviche recipe.
What is ceviche?
This Latin American dish is prepared by “cooking” raw ﬁsh in citrus juice. The acid in the juice alters the protein in ﬁsh, in a process similar to cooking. This dish is prepared without heat, so always use the freshest ﬁsh possible.Photo, Erik Putz.
Sauce up that steak with something other than BBQ sauce. Try this fresh salsa for a simple, colourful finish. Get our flank steak and avocado salsa recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
You can’t go wrong with a classic. Channel warmer weather with this snacktime favourite as an easy appetizer tonight. Get our guacamole recipe.Photo, Sian Richards.
Sweet, crunchy pomegranate seeds make everything better. Get our pomegranate guacamole recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso. Food styling, Claire Stubbs. Prop styling and Art Direction, Casie Billington.
The latest in a bounty of ever-expanding yogurt options is savoury flavours. This 15-minute recipe is a simple no-cook, whirl-it-all-together winner (to eat at any time of day). Get our avocado yogurt recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
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