15 Easy Avocado Recipes That Are Deliciously Healthy
Holy guacamole, you can do a lot with avocados. With the right avocado recipes, this beloved superfood is delicious on everything from salmon to sweet potatoes (and full of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats). Avocado toast fans know their go-to avo order, but easy avocado recipes go far beyond your tried-and-true avocado breakfast ideas.
You can enjoy avocado on nearly anything, though it’s particularly popular in rice bowls and on sandwiches (don’t worry, we’ve got recipes for both). Take a look through our collection of easy avocado recipes, and you’ll find plenty of ideas that scratch that avocado itch without limiting you to breakfast foods or guacamole toppings. Finding the right recipe for your beloved avocados is a thousand times easier than figuring out how to slow avocado ripening, we promise.
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Is any avocado recipe as beloved as avocado toast? Arguably the dish that earned avocado its immense popularity, avocado toast is easy to make, delicious, and good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s the hardest-working use of this delicate superfood.
Brown Rice Bowl With Egg and Avocado
Pair heart-healthy brown rice with spinach, avocado, radish, and more for a colorful, tasty bowl that will leave you full without taking all day to make.
Cheddar Turkey Burgers With Mashed Avocado
Chicken and Avocado Rice Bowl
The perfect dinner-in-a-bowl, this avocado recipe includes grain, veggies, and protein for a well-rounded meal that is ready in just 30 minutes. Topped with an avocado half for flavor, heartiness, and nutritional value, it’s a tasty, colorful way to get your avo fix.
Spanish Beef and Rice Bowls With Avocado
Avocado may be more of a garnish than the main event in this simple recipe, but that doesn’t make it any less tasty. Peppers, olives, and other Mediterranean flavors with a hearty ground sirloin served over rice make the base of this dish, but you’ll taste the avocado topping all the same.
Tofu and Avocado Rice Bowl
Sliced red chilies add a burst of color and heat to this hearty meal-in-a-bowl.
Salmon, Green Beans, and Avocado
Flake any leftover salmon and chop any leftover beans, then add to greens for an easy and filling salad.
Beet, Potato, and Avocado Salad
Minimize cleanup by roasting the beets, potatoes, and fennel on a single rimmed baking sheet.
Avocado Caprese Burgers
No time to make guacamole? Make an equally delicious burger topping by mashing an avocado with a handful of chopped basil leaves.
Shrimp and Avocado Nachos
Adding shrimp to this 20-minute appetizer allows it to double as a light meal.
Chopped Salad With Avocado Dressing
Toss this salad with creamy homemade dressing for avocado flavor in every bite.
Loaded Baked Sweet Potato
Give baked sweet potatoes a delicious makeover by adding crunchy pecans, creamy goat cheese, and ripe avocado slices. The combination of toppings make it hearty enough for a meal. If you’re short on time, pierce the potatoes with a fork and cook in the microwave, which will significantly decrease their cook time.
Avocado, Prosciutto, and Egg Open-Faced Sandwich
Who says eggs are just for breakfast? This versatile dish works at any time of day.
Glazed Chicken With Citrus Salad
Combine honey and fresh orange juice to make a sweet and tangy glaze for chicken legs.
Bacon, Avocado, and Egg Salad
In the mood for a sandwich? Serve this take on egg salad between slices of crunchy whole-grain bread.