Don't underestimate creamy, buttery, and luxurious avocados -- they're for more than just guac. Here are our favorite avocado recipes, including salads and smoothies.
Spice up your breakfast routine with molletes -- open-face sandwiches served on bolillos, a traditional Mexican bread. Chorizo scrambled eggs top this zesty breakfast sandwich, while creamy avocados and tomatoes cool things down.
Temper the heat in this sensational Mexican-style pizza with smooth, buttery sliced avocado. Our spicy chorizo-studded queso fundido cheese sauce gives this easy pizza its bold flavor.
This salad is anything but plain! The bright vinaigrette is punctuated with citrus, cilantro, and garlic. Smooth avocado balances the caramelized pineapple and flavorful dressing.
No matter what you mix in, delicious guacamole always starts with perfectly ripe avocados. Watch our video for the secret to making awesome guacamole.
Tired of traditional grilled cheese sandwiches? Try this variation. A creamy spread of avocado is a perfect complement to tomato and Monterey Jack cheese in our take on the classic sandwich.
Lime juice and chopped mint leaves make this avocado dip different from regular guac.
Put together a 20-minute summer salad that features blood oranges, baby arugula, and avocado tossed in a red pepper vinaigrette. Don't skip the almonds -- they add a nice texture to the dish.
Ten minutes is all you need to turn a simple serving of oatmeal into a whole meal. Just top the hot cereal with a fried egg, avocado chunks, and Gruyere cheese for an easy one-dish breakfast recipe.
Deviled eggs, avocado, and bacon. This recipe proves you can’t have too much of a good thing.
Avocados add an interesting flavor to this modern version of potato-plus-egg salad.
We can't get enough of this simple (and healthy!) edamame-avocado dip. In fact, it's one of our best-loved recipes. Simply season with lemon juice and basil pesto for a ridiculously easy avocado recipe that's ready in just 20 minutes.
Soup's on! Serve this avocado-chicken broth soup after refrigerating it for at least 3 hours. The refreshing side dish completes any meal.
Salt, olive oil, and serrano pepper keep this fruit-based salsa from being too sweet. Serve it with chips or as a relish over chicken or fish.
Avocado mellows out the strong flavor of poblano peppers in this simple six-ingredient pasta salad.
Skimp on the cheese and let avocado do the talking in this heart-healthy recipe!
Our updated take on a classic taco salad features a bowlful of fresh vegetables tossed with a creamy low-fat dressing. Slices of buttery avocado are balanced by a kick of jalapeno in this hearty Mexican salad.
Corn and avocado are at it again, adding their signature cool style to our refreshing corn soup, complete with a cilantro and poblano-corn guacamole.
Poached egg and cooked prosciutto top this elegant sandwich, but the avocado holds it all together.
Buttery avocado is the perfect complement to the sweetness of mango and tomato in this fresh salad. We like to serve the colorful fruits and veggies atop a bed of lettuce leaves.
Preparing a mango salad just got a whole lot easier!
Add avocado to your sherbet for a new take on a frozen classic. Slightly sweet with hints of lemon flavor, this light sherbet recipe is a refreshing summer dessert.
Half guacamole. Half salsa. Wholly delicious. Our chunky tomatillo and avocado salsa is primed to be your new favorite summer appetizer.
Lime-marinated shrimp gets a jolt of bold flavor from a zippy avocado and horseradish-laced cocktail sauce. For a fun party idea, serve grilled shrimp swimming in glasses of cocktail sauce.
Grilling shrimp is quick and easy, thanks to our tips!
Serve up lean mahi mahi with our easy make-ahead relish. Avocado, black beans, and a cilantro-garlic dressing take this mild fish from ho-hum to oh, yum!
This 30-minute twist on a traditional Mediterranean salad features protein-packed quinoa and lots of avocado. Even better, this colorful salad comes in at under 400 calories.
Fresh cherry tomatoes are filled with a flavorful mixture of avocado, cream cheese, and pesto for a delicious bite-size appetizer. Serve at your next get-together and watch how quickly they disappear!