14 Recipes to Fuel Your Avocado Addiction


Man can’t live on guacamole alone, and tortilla chips aren’t exactly a food group. But you can eat avocados every day and at every meal — on tostadas (above), on pasta, in smoothies, on sandwiches, and even for dessert.

Eggs and avocados are a natural pair — instead of slicing some on top of your eggs, stuff avocado halves with scrambled eggs and bacon for an edible breakfast bowl .

Once you start eating eggs and avocados together, you won’t be able to stop. Mash an avocado onto an egg salad sandwich — the mashed avocado mirrors the texture of the creamy-chunky egg salad and the combo is amazing on crunchy whole-grain toast.

The only way to make a lobster roll more amazing than it already is: Add avocado.

The best topping for avocado-tomato-chickpea salad? Crushed tortilla chips, of course.

You love avocados. You love smoothies. You knew this would happen eventually: Ultra-Creamy Avocado Smoothie.

Bored with basic basil pesto? Avocado makes the green sauce extra creamy, and adding arugula along with basil adds a peppery bite to Linguine with Avocado and Arugula Pesto.

Grill some salmon and make a super-easy, super-fancy avocado sauce to smear all over it.

Guess what — you can grill an avocado.

The Kitchen

Your potato skins aren’t fully loaded unless they’re stuffed with avocado cream.

Let’s all just admit that we’re all obsessed with avocado toast because it tastes like toast with 3 inches of butter on top.

Chilled Avocado Soup is guacamole’s cousin: cool, extra-creamy, cilantro-spiked avocados you can eat with a spoon.

Avocado Fries, obviously.

The not-so-secret ingredient that makes the richest, creamiest chocolate pops in the world? You know it: avocado.

The Obsession Continues:

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