Our 7 Best Recipes Starring Avocados
Plenty of heart-healthy, unsaturated fatty acids and tons of vitamins have put the humble avocado into the spotlight as a veritable superfood. Its fresh, unique flavor doesn't hurt either! Avocados are also incredibly versatile – they can be used in meals served warm or cold, incorporated into any meal, or even be used to amplify sweet dishes. Because avocados have such an impressive resume, we came up with 7 incredible dishes using everyone's favorite green fruit. Sit back and watch the avocado take center stage – we're sure you'll be star-struck!
1. Ham & Cheese Avocado Pastry
We cannot stress enough just how amazingly versatile puff pastry is! The best thing about puff pastry is its delectable flexibility – whether you opt for sweet or savory, there are plenty of options that will satisfy everyone. Add avocado into that mix and the result will leave you truly speechless! Get the recipe for the Ham & Cheese Avocado Pastry.
2. Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Bombs
Surely you've heard the expression "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." It looks like it's time for the apple to step aside, because now nutrition experts advise eating an avocado every day. That will be absolutely no problem after you try this recipe. Of course, avocados are great on their own, but everything just tastes better with bacon and a cheesy filling! Get the recipe for the Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Bombs.
3. Guacamole Chicken Salad Sandwich Cake
The best way to stay healthy while still getting your fill is with a light, refreshing sandwich that's big enough to feed the whole family. After all, rye bread, guacamole, chicken salad, and cucumbers are simply unbeatable – they look great, taste great, and even make you feel great, so dig in! Get the recipe for the Guacamole Chicken Salad Sandwich Cake.
4. Chicken Avocado Fiesta Salad
We all know that avocado toast has somehow become a thing, but avocado toast is so boring, and the berry (yes, the avocado belongs to the berry family!) is more versatile than you may think. So why not spice things up and try a refreshing avocado salad? And you'll love it even more after seeing it served in an edible tortilla bowl. It's fiesta time! Get the recipe for the Chicken Avocado Fiesta Salad.
5. Bright & Refreshing Summer Rolls
If the spring roll had a little sister, it would be the summer roll. Not known by so many people, the difference is that summer rolls are served cold and wrapped in rice paper. This makes them ideal not only as a light appetizer, but also on hot days. This recipe features yours truly, the avocado, making it even more ideal – if that was even possible! Get the recipe for the Bright & Refreshing Summer Rolls.
6. Bacon, Egg & Avocado Bread Bowl
Toast for breakfast is definitely satisfying, but does it always have to be the same old thing with butter or jelly? Definitely not, because this recipe will show you the ultimate way to prepare your new favorite breakfast bread dish! Did you say bacon, egg, spinach & avocado all in a cheesy bread bowl? Yes, please! Get the recipe for the Bacon, Egg & Avocado Bread Bowl.
7. Chicken Guacamole Sandwich Kabobs
We love the classic sandwich, but we're interested in unexplored territory, so we've come up with a new recipe that strikes a delicious balance between inventive and easy-to-make. If you're into guacamole, then you're going to love this fried sandwich kabob that will make the perfect appetizer for your next party! Get the recipe for the Chicken Guacamole Sandwich Kabobs.
Think of these 7 recipes as a new way to experience avocados – say goodbye to avocado toast and hello to exciting culinary adventures of all shapes and sizes. We're giving avocados a standing ovation after putting on such a show!