15 Easy Avocado Recipes That Are Deliciously Healthy

Big fan of avocados? Try these recipes to add avocado to your breakfast, lunch, or dinner

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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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Oatmeal With Fried Egg and Avocado

Oatmeal with fried egg and avocado
Danny Kim

Pair heart-healthy oatmeal with salsa, avocado, red onion, and more for a colorful, tasty bowl that will leave you full without taking all day to make.

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Potato, Egg, and Avocado Hash

Potato, Egg, and Avocado Hash
Jen Causey

This is a one-skillet vegetarian dish that will surely be a family favorite! Top eggs, peppers, and potatoes with fresh cilantro, avocado, and scallions.

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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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Avocado, Banana, and Cocoa Smoothie

Avocado, Banana, and Cocoa Smoothie recipe
Emma Darvick

Here, avocado and banana are blended with mango for a creamy texture that's both satisfying and nutritious. This morning meal that's sure to add pep to your morning steps.

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Shrimp and Avocado Salad With Crispy Tortillas

Shrimp and avocado salad with crispy tortillas
Christopher Baker

Pan sear seasoned shrimp and crisp tortillas with olive oil, then add to greens for an easy and filling salad. The whole meal comes together in 20 minutes!

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Baked Avocado Egg Cups

Baked Avocado Egg Cup
Emma Darvick

Minimize cleanup by baking eggs in avocado halves. If you're feeling like an extra punch of protein, line up strips of bacon beside the avocados on a single rimmed baking sheet.

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Bacon, Avocado, and Tomato Scramble

Bacon, Avocado, and Tomato Scramble
Caitlin Bensel

Crisp bacon, velvety burst tomatoes, caramelized onions and avocado slices make topping this scrambled egg dish a real treat! Plus, it's packed with protein, so it will keep you full all morning long. It's a win, win!

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Black Bean and Avocado Bowl

Black Bean and Avocado Bowl
Emma Darvick

Whip up this meatless meal in less than 10-minutes. Bonus: Pack up leftovers for easy on-the-go lunches the next day!

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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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Spring Green Salad With Avocado

spring green salad
Greg DuPree

Give a plain green salad a superfood boost by adding crunchy pistachios, creamy green goddess yogurt dressing, and ripe avocado slices. The combination of toppings make it hearty enough to be a meal without jeopardizing on flavor or nutrition.

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Easy Guacamole

Easy guacamole
Dana Gallagher

This versatile, refreshing, and creamy dip crushes hunger any time of day. Top with your favorite seasoning for extra goodness—we love crushed red pepper flakes.

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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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Avocado and Radish Toast

Avocado toast with radish
Emma Darvick

In the mood for avocado toast? Elevate the classic dish with a little olive oil, lemon, and sliced radish. If you want a little extra protein, serve with a side of scrambled eggs. Just delicious!

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