34 Irresistible Avocado Recipes

Avocado Pesto-Stuffed Tomatoes
Don't underestimate creamy, buttery, and luxurious avocados—they're perfect for more than just guac. Here are our favorite avocado recipes, including avocado toast, salads, and smoothies.

Scrambled Egg Molletes

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.

5 Ways to Top Avocado

Over avocado toast? Mix up your morning routine by topping an avocado with scrambled eggs, bacon, and cheddar cheese! Plus, we have four more avocado-stuffing variations to keep you going throughout the day.

Avocado-Egg Breakfast Sandwich

Some days, making time for a filling breakfast is tricky. Luckily, this yummy sandwich is here to save even the most hectic of mornings. Cook the asparagus and eggs ahead of time, then just spread on mashed avocado and assemble. You'll be out the door in no time!

Chilled Avocado Soup with Ginger Basil

If tomatoes just aren't for you, this cool and creamy avocado gazpacho deserves a spot on your summer appetizer menu. Four whole avocados plus coconut milk, ginger, and basil make this recipe one chilled summer soup you won't want to miss!

Tomato-Avocado Wafflewich

You don't need a panini press to make a warm and cheesy avocado sandwich—just use your waffle maker! This mouthwatering sandwich is stuffed with fresh avocado, tomato slices, and crunchy bacon so you can enjoy a restaurant-worthy lunch in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Avocado-Stuffed Mushrooms

Guacamole isn't your only option for avocado party appetizers. These mushrooms are stuffed with a zesty blend of red onion, champagne vinegar, and toasted hazelnuts. Oh, and plenty of fresh avocado, of course.

Avocado Fries

Why eat plain ol' potato French fries when you can have avocado fries? These creamy avocado wedges are baked to perfection with a crispy, crunchy tortilla chip coating. Now all you need is dipping sauce!

Dogs with Avocado and Chips

Put down the pickle relish. Mashed avocado is the topper your hot dogs have been missing! A sprinkle of chopped tomatoes and crushed potato chips on top completes this super summery dog.

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

That's right, you can even enjoy avocados for dessert! You'd never guess based on this pudding's rich and chocolaty taste, but blending in two ripe avocados makes it extra creamy and rich.

Queso Fundido Pizzas

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.

Avocado and Caramelized Pineapple Salad

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.

Mini Pork Tortas

Take your pulled pork sandwiches south of the border! These mini Mexican tortas are full of Latin flair, thanks to a creamy layer of garlic-and-lime-seasoned avocado spread inside.

Great Guacamole

No matter what you mix in, delicious guacamole always starts with perfectly ripe avocados. We made this version a little extra special by stirring in chopped tomatoes and red onion.

Tomato-Avocado Grilled Cheese

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.

Mint-Avocado Dip

Lime juice and chopped mint leaves make this avocado dip different from regular guac.

Avocado and Blood Orange Salad with Almonds and Chile Oil

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.

Avocado Smoothie

Update your favorite green smoothie recipe with avocado. A splash of orange juice adds a touch of brightness to our creamy avocado and banana breakfast smoothie.

Oatmeal with Sunny-Side-Up Eggs, Avocado, Cheddar, and Chives

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.

Avocado Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs, avocado, and bacon. This recipe proves you can’t have too much of a good thing.

New Potato, Avocado, and Egg Salad

Avocados add a modern touch (and a dose of healthy fats) to this mash-up of potato salad and egg salad.


Edamame-Avocado Dip

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.

Avocado Salsa

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.

Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

Avocado mellows out the strong flavor of poblano peppers in this simple six-ingredient pasta salad. Frozen chicken strips make this recipe easy enough to toss together on a weeknight.

Fresh Taco Salad

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.

Sweet Corn Soup with Toasted Corn Guacamole

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.

Avocado, Prosciutto, and Egg Sandwiches

A poached egg and cooked prosciutto top this elegant sandwich, but avocado is the MVP ingredient that acts as the glue to hold it all together.


Mango, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

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.

Lemon-Avocado Sherbet

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.

Roasted Pumpkin Guacamole

Guacamole isn't just for summer. Our hearty fall twist features toasty pumpkin, jalapenos, and cilantro, and it comes together in just 25 minutes.

Tangy Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa

Half guacamole. Half salsa. Wholly delicious. Our chunky tomatillo and avocado salsa is primed to be your new favorite summer appetizer.

Chile-Lime Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Avocado Cocktail Sauce

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.

Mahi Mahi with Black Bean and Avocado Relish

Serve up lean mahi mahi with our easy make-ahead relish. Avocado, black beans, and a cilantro-garlic dressing take this fish from mild to yum!

Greek Quinoa and Avocado Salad

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.

Avocado Pesto-Stuffed Tomatoes

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!

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