37 Totally New Ways to Cook with Avocado

So you can eat it for every meal, forever

Avocado might be the world’s most perfect food: It’s packed with vitamins and healthy fats, it’s a gorgeous green color and it’s damn delicious, whether you’re eating it for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert. Presenting 37 new ways to sneak avocado into every meal. (You know you want to.) 

How to Ripen an Avocado in 10 Minutes

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Spaghetti With Avocado Sauce

Bye, boring old marinara. 


Salmon Burgers With Avocado Salsa

Cook 'em on the grill or bake 'em in the oven.

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Avocado Deviled Eggs

Giving our favorite picnic food an upgrade.

Naturally Ella

Chipotle Black Bean, Rice And Egg Skillet

Our new brunch staple. 


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Avocado "fries"

We dare you to have just one. 

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Avocado Rice

Damn Delicious

Avocado Grilled Cheese

Just when we thought grilled cheese couldn’t get any better. 


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Avocado Chicken Salad

Your brown-bag lunch just got an upgrade.

Erin McDowell

Green Smoothie With Avocado And Apple

Get your day started right. 

The Wanderlust Kitchen

Savory Dutch Baby

It’s like a huge pancake that you can eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Erin McDowell

Avocado Dressing

The best part about eating salad. 

Floating Kitchen

Avocado Toast With Persimmon, Avocado And Fennel

How could a meal be so healthy and so beautiful? 

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Spring Roll Bowls

Cool and refreshing on a hot day. 

Cookin' Canuck

Mini Avocado And Hummus Quesadilla

They’re tiny, so you can have seven.

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Oh My Veggies

Onion, Spinach And Avocado Quesadillas

Yes, you can still eat them with a side of guac.

In It 4 the Long Run

Avocado Quinoa Harvest Bowl

Hearty, packed with protein and totally vegetarian.

Half Baked Harvest

Avocado Caprese Pasta With Broccoli Rabe

Spaghetti and meatballs looks kind of blah now, doesn’t it? 

Erin McDowell

Citrus, Fennel And Avocado Salad

Crunchy and refreshing on a summer day.

The Little Epicurean

Coconut Avocado Popsicles

Believe it or not, these beauties are actually healthy. 

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Spicy Avocado Hummus

Your pita chips will be so excited.

Skinny Taste

Shrimp And Avocado Summer Rolls

We’re in it for the peanut sauce.

Café Delites

Grilled Avocado Caprese Crostini

You had us at mozz.

Natasha's Kitchen

Shrimp Avocado Salad

Taste the rainbow.

Fresh Planet Flavor

Smoked Salmon And Egg Stuffed Avocados

When in doubt, stuff it in an avocado.

Half Baked Harvest

Roasted Veggie, Curried Avocado And Coconut Bowls

Comfort food can be healthy, too. 

Gimme Some Oven

Blueberry Avocado Muffins

We’ll take one of these for breakfast every morning, please.

Healing and Eating

Avocado Ice Cream With Lime And Mint

Coming to an ice cream store near you. (We hope.)

Pinch of Yum

Tomato And Zucchini Spaghetti With Avocado Sauce

…Or ditch the pasta altogether and go with zoodles.


Dora's Table

Cauliflower Ceviche

…Stuffed in an avocado, of course. 

Camille Styles

Pita Tostadas With Butternut Squash, Black Beans And Avocado

Taco Tuesday just got serious. 

Closet Cooking

Chicken Avocado Burritos

…And so did Burrito Wednesday. (Is that a thing? Let’s make that a thing.)

Taming of the Spoon

Fried Green Tomatoes With Avocado And Poached Eggs

Bye, English muffins. Nice knowing ya.

Café Delites

Blackened Shrimp, Asparagus And Avocado Salad

We’re bringing our lunch from now on. 

Savory Tooth

Salmon Avocado Roll Sushi Bowl

Way better than takeout.

Well Plated

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

No one will know your secret ingredient.

Café Delites

Smoked Salmon And Avocado Pizza

Seriously, is there anything avocado can’t do?