Quick and Easy Avocado Recipes

Reap the benefits of this versatile fruit with these 10 recipes

Though avocados are typically known for their starring role in guacamole, incorporating them into other recipes is an easy way to add good-for-you fats to your diet. The creamy texture and mild flavor of fresh California-grown Hass avocados make them a great substitution for many ingredients. Check out the following recipes for more ideas on how to add this nutrient-loaded option to your meals.

Chilled Avocado Soup Shooters

Summer entertaining just got easier. This cool green soup inspired by Jose Enrique is going to be your new favorite summer starter.

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California Avocado Zucchini Bread

Grab a slice of this avocado zucchini bread for an on-the-go breakfast, swapping out butter with California avocados for a lighter alternative.  

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Avocado-Miso Ramen

This recipe, adapted from Takatoshi Nagara, of Mr. Taka Ramen in New York, New York, is 100 percent vegan and 100 percent delicious.

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California Avocado Cucumber Cups

Be the star chef at your next party with these super-simple (and super-delicious) avocado and cucumber cups.

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Cucumber-Avocado Rice Pilaf

Put a flavorful twist on the classic rice pilaf with puréed cucumber and diced avocado.

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California Avocado Key Lime Pie Smoothie Bowl

Make this refreshing and nutrient-dense avocado Key lime pie smoothie bowl for a quick, easy breakfast or a sweet snack on those warm, summer days. 

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Avocado-Cilantro Frozen Margarita

Beat the heat this summer by blending up a delicious frozen margarita made with avocado purée, tequila and lime juice.

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California Avocado & Turkey Mushroom Burger

Master the grill with these flavorful turkey burgers. Top with fresh produce and slices of California Avocado and you're 20 seconds from dinner perfection.

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Sweet Treats

Make your desserts a little bit healthier by adding avocados to your recipes. It'll be your secret.

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California Avocado, Bacon & Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese

Enjoy a twist on the classic. This creamy avocado mac-and-cheese recipe will answer all your comfort food prayers.

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