15 Easy Avocado Recipes That Are Deliciously Healthy

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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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Avocado Toast

Easy avocado recipes - Avocado Toast
Danny Kim

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.

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Brown Rice Bowl With Egg and Avocado

Easy avocado recipes - Brown Rice Bowl With Egg and Avocado
Con Poulos

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.

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Cheddar Turkey Burgers With Mashed Avocado

Easy avocado recipes - Cheddar Turkey Burgers With Mashed Avocado
Marcus Nilsson

Dress up your go-to turkey burger with a flavor-packed avocado mash, which serves both as a healthy garnish for your lean burger of choice and adds some welcome superfood flavor to the whole meal.

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Chicken and Avocado Rice Bowl

Easy avocado recipes - Chicken and Avocado Rice Bowl
Greg DuPree

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.

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Spanish Beef and Rice Bowls With Avocado

Easy avocado recipes - Spanish Beef and Rice Bowls With Avocado
Christopher Testani

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.

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Tofu and Avocado Rice Bowl

Tofu and Avocado Rice Bowl
Paul Sirasalee

Sliced red chilies add a burst of color and heat to this hearty meal-in-a-bowl.

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Salmon, Green Beans, and Avocado

Salmon, Green Beans, and Avocado
Paul Sirasalee

Flake any leftover salmon and chop any leftover beans, then add to greens for an easy and filling salad.

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Beet, Potato, and Avocado Salad

Beet, Potato, and Avocado Salad
Paul Sirasalee

Minimize cleanup by roasting the beets, potatoes, and fennel on a single rimmed baking sheet.

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Avocado Caprese Burgers

Avocado Caprese Burgers
Paul Sirasalee

No time to make guacamole? Make an equally delicious burger topping by mashing an avocado with a handful of chopped basil leaves.

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Shrimp and Avocado Nachos

Shrimp and Avocado Nachos
Paul Sirasalee

Adding shrimp to this 20-minute appetizer allows it to double as a light meal.

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Chopped Salad With Avocado Dressing

Chopped Salad With Avocado Dressing
Paul Sirasalee

Toss this salad with creamy homemade dressing for avocado flavor in every bite.

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Loaded Baked Sweet Potato

Loaded Baked Sweet Potato
Paul Sirasalee

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.

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Avocado, Prosciutto, and Egg Open-Faced Sandwich

Avocado, Prosciutto, and Egg Open-Faced Sandwich
Paul Sirasalee

Who says eggs are just for breakfast? This versatile dish works at any time of day.

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Glazed Chicken With Citrus Salad

Glazed Chicken With Citrus Salad
Paul Sirasalee

Combine honey and fresh orange juice to make a sweet and tangy glaze for chicken legs.

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Bacon, Avocado, and Egg Salad

Bacon, Avocado, and Egg Salad
Paul Sirasalee

In the mood for a sandwich? Serve this take on egg salad between slices of crunchy whole-grain bread.

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