10 Game-Changing Avocado Recipes

By Alissa Harb on February 19, 2016

Packed with healthy fats and vitamins (and boasting a rich, creamy texture we can’t get enough of) avocados are both nutritious and wildly versatile—which explains why Avocados from Mexico have become a social media darling not to be ignored. Check out these 10 delicious avocado recipes that are making a splash in the blogosphere.


Avocado Pasta

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This super creamy take on pesto comes together in a matter of minutes, and it's ideal for tossing in with just about any of your favorite pastas and fresh veggies.

Damn Delicious


Avocado Egg Salad

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Update traditional egg salad with the addition of avocado—and a hint of curry powder for added depth.

(Never) Homemaker


Cucumber, Tomato and Avocado Salad

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Hunks of fresh cucumber, tomato, red onion, avocado and cilantro, all tossed in a simple lemon vinaigrette. What's not to love?

Natasha's Kitchen


Healthy Avocado Chicken Salad

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Avocado and Greek yogurt make for an ultra-creamy, nutritious twist on classic chicken salad.

Family Fresh Meals


Healthy Avocado Chocolate Cookies

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Thanks to its rich silkiness, avocado lends itself well to dessert recipes (particularly chocolate-laced ones).

Sprouted Fig


Simple Poached Egg Avocado Toast

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One of our favorite ways to serve this breakfast of the moment? Topped with a perfectly poached egg and sprinkled with fresh herbs or chili flakes.

Pinch of Yum


Creamy Avocado Dressing

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Step aside, buttermilk ranch. This variation featuring avocado and Greek yogurt is well on its way to reigning condiment.

Closet Cooking


Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

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Only six ingredients—including super nutritious avocado, banana and unsweetened chocolate—marry for an unbelievably rich finished product.

Minimalist Baker


A Batch Made in Heaven

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We can't—nay, we WON'T—allow a roundup of avocado recipes unless guac is duly represented. Here, Chipotle shares their famous recipe.



Smoked Salmon and Egg Stuffed Avocados

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Avocados are fabulous for stuffing just about every which way. This variation features decadent smoked salmon and dill. And it just may be our new go-to brunch recipe.

Fresh Planet Flavor