If you regularly spend time on social media, you know that anything related to avocado is pretty all the rage right now. But are you ready to learn new ways to enjoy this creamy, tasty fruit beyond just on your toast? If that sounds cool, you’ll love these extraordinary avocado recipes we dug up.
From spicy shrimp salads to puddings and chocolate bread, these 10 oddly delicious avocado recipes are just what you need for your spring and summer cookouts.
Spicy Lime and Avocado Shrimp Salad
One of the best ways to celebrate the fresh flavors of summer produce is to put together a cold salad. Skip the boring iceberg and instead fill your bowl with a balance of fresh and unique ingredients, such as shrimp, lime and chunks of creamy avocado.
Sometimes a healthy salad just doesn’t fit. If you prefer a crunchy treat to satisfy the crunch you crave, these are crispy avocado slices are for you.
The crispy panko coating and creamy avocado center work together to create a satisfying mouthfeel, while the chipotle dipping sauce takes everything to the next level. Serve these up at your next game night or make some to crunch on your honey while you eat a show or two.
Pasta Carbonara is another fan favorite, but one way to raise the bar is to add an avocado (or two) to the rich sauce. As usual, Half Baked Harvest flawlessly brings exciting ingredients to the table to create a unique take on this traditional dish.
Looking for new ways to spice up a healthy salmon dinner? Look no further than this delicious recipewhich contains a plethora of healthy ingredients.
After grill your salmon, you top it off with an avocado salsa made with red onion, lime juice, and cilantro. Eating healthy always feels good, but don’t be fooled – it can taste great too, and this recipe is a prime example of that.
If you’re interested in something more indulgent, these bacon avocado waffle sliders definitely fit the bill. Avocado puree, crispy bacon slices and American cheese are all sandwiched between two mini waffles made with refrigerated cookie dough†
These are perfect for serving when you have friends over for brunch, or if you just want to make something different and fun for the fam. You can even throw in an egg for some extra protein.
Who said avocados were just for appetizers or appetizers? The delicious green fruit is also a delicious addition to sweet desserts, like this inventive chocolate avocado pudding†
In this recipe, avocado makes it a little easier to enjoy a sweet treat with far less guilt if you’ve been watching your calories. This recipe is also naturally dairy-free and ultra-creamy thanks to the avocado. Plus, it’s super easy to make!
When made correctly, smoothies can taste great long-term effects on your health† And avocados are 100% an ingredient that belongs in everyone’s healthy smoothie blend. This recipe for blueberry avocados is just one example of how nutritious (and delicious) smoothies can be.
Loaded with other healthy ingredients, such as ground flaxseed, cinnamon, and spinach, this recipe is sure to become your new favorite. It’s a perfect afternoon snack or breakfast on the go.
If slurping giant smoothies isn’t your jam, there’s another way to enjoy these healthy icy snacks. If you leave the ingredients a little firmer and use just a little less liquid, you can enjoy your blended brew with a spoon.
The key to getting the right consistency for a smoothie bowl is using frozen ingredients—Nkechic show you how in the video above. Hair green smoothie bowl is easy to make and rich in nutrients, so it will meet your nutritional goals and your taste buds.
A smoothie is a delicious cold breakfast, but if ice cream is what your heart desires, avocados can satisfy that craving too (yes, really!).
A little lemon juice, whipped cream, sweetened condensed milk and (of course) avocado is all it takes to make a batch this ultra-creamy dessert† The best part is that your blender or food processor does most of the work.
Avocado Chocolate Bread
Homemade quick bread is one of the best things you can find on your counter after a long day. While banana and lemon-blueberry are favorites, there’s one variety we bet you haven’t tried yet: avocado chocolate† Just listen to us.
This incredible bread, made with honey, coconut cream and mini chocolate chips, is sure to please everyone’s taste buds. If there’s some left after you’ve made a fresh loaf of bread (questionable), you can grill a slice in a pan with a little salted butter, or just enjoy a slice right off the bread. Either way, it’s the perfect snack for after school or work.
Avocado is a superfood that tastes great on toast or creamed into delicious guacamole. However, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy this tasty fruit. These 10 recipes may be the most unique, but they are sure to impress any avocado lover — or even make some converts.