You like avocado and you know it is a fruit that you can use for many things other than guacamole, but do you really know how fabulous it is? Here are 10 ways to use avocado. How many ways have you tried?
- Avocado as the breakfast star.
You may already know avocado toast, the easiest of all breakfasts, but avocado can also be the star in various specialty breakfast dishes. There are avocado smoothies and pancakes, and these energy bars, which are perfect for a morning take-out meal.
- Avocados as the ingredient that unites everything in salads.
Tuna, egg, and pasta salads are classic
- Avocados as appetizers.
Yes, guacamole is fantastic, but did you know that avocado is the main ingredient in dozens of other dips? This fried avocado recipe with chipotle mayonnaise will become a favorite of your guests at the party, and this sophisticated recipe for melon and avocado with prosciutto could not be easier to make. Find more recipes here.
- Avocados as bowls.
Don’t you like to clean up after the party? We understand you. If you use the avocado peel as a serving bowl, you won’t have as many dishes to wash after the party. This avocado and peach salad is one of many recipes you can make in the blink of an eye and use the peel to serve it. The tuna and avocado salad and the egg and avocado salad are other options.
- Avocados as an ingredient for cocktails.
You are a connoisseur of cocktails, but have you ever used avocado in your drinks? This green fruit goes perfectly with another Mexican product: tequila. Start with this Margaritas El Bolero Avocado recipe and then experiment with your own recipes.
- Avocado as an ingredient in soups.
Whether hot or cold, avocados are great to add to many soups. This gazpacho recipe takes some of the other rare ingredients, and is simple but impressive. And this avocado posole recipe is a great take on the Mexican classic.
- Avocado as food for your baby.
When you’re ready to incorporate solid foods into your baby’s diet, avocado is the ideal place to start. All you need to do is cut, peel, and mash it. You don’t even need to cook it. Remember: Before introducing any new food to your baby, you should talk to your pediatrician.
- Avocado as a quick snack.
You can just cut it and eat it, or mash it and spread it on toast or tortillas, but if you need other creative ideas for a quick snack made of avocado, you only need to add one or two fewer ingredients, such as smoked paprika and coarse salt on top, or cottage cheese underneath, and that easy you have a delicious snack.
- Avocado as a dessert ingredient.
It’s a surprise to many people, even the most enthusiastic avocado lover, but this green fruit is fantastic in desserts. You can use avocados in ice cream, popsicles, cakes, brownies, and pudding recipes. Try these recipes and let us know what you think by sharing your photos on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtag #VidaAguacate.
- Avocado as part of your beauty treatment.
If you have an avocado that has already reached its peak of ripeness, don’t throw it away – you can make your own face mask or body scrub. Get lots of ideas and recipes on the Aguacates de México beauty blog.