What can’t avocado do? There’s a reason it’s such a popular food – it goes great in everything! From sauces to desserts and everything in between, avocado shines in every dish. Don’t know where to begin? Our awesome bloggers have your back! Get started with these recipes that you can find on our Food Monster App – and then check out more of our Blogger Tips!
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Avocado in sandwiches is a well-loved combo for a reason: it’s a great topping and adds that signature bright green color. Just look at this Green Goddess Griller from Jennifer Rose Rossano – how can we resist a sandwich that looks that good? This Smashed White Bean Avocado and Basil Sandwich from Liz Martone will be an amazing lunch, and when you pack this Tempeh Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, and Avocado Grilled Cheese from Zsu Dever, everyone will want one too. For a new and tasty combo, try this Nut Butter, Avocado and Jelly Sandwich from Avocaderia by Alessandro Biggi, Francesco Brachetti and Alberto Gramigni!
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For a lighter meal, avocado makes the perfect addition to salads with any variety of ingredients! It adds a little healthy fat to make the salad more filling, and also that amazing creamy texture! Try this Avocado Kale Chili Salad from Rachael Campbell for a little spice, or Daniela Modesto‘s Arugula and Strawberry Salad with Cayenne Lemon Vinaigrette for a great fruity flavor. For a refreshing but deep roasted flavor, check out this Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad from Nita Ragoonanan!
Image Source: Sweet Potato Mash With Dill Avocado Sauce
If you want a dairy-free sauce, avocado is the perfect thing! It has awesome texture and flavor, and you’ll forget all about dairy cream sauces once you’ve tried it. This Sweet Potato Mash With Dill Avocado Sauce from Michele Elizabeth has the added bonus of bright and vibrant color! The aioli in this Multi-Vegetable Paella and Avo Aioli from Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi or the pesto in this Linguine with Mushroom and Avocado Pesto from Maryke Wylde would go well on anything. And for the ultimate plant-based cream sauce: Spaghetti Squash Pasta With Avocado Cream Sauce from Amy Height!
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Yes, you read that right: avocado in desserts! It’s the perfect addition to sweet treats, and we’ll prove it with the avocado fudge frosting on this Chocolate Cake from Angelina Papanikolaou. These bite-sized delights from Harriet Porterfield will impress all your party guests: Chocolate Tarts! How about some brownies? Whip up Fudgy Avocado Brownies from Natasha Minocha or Raw Brownies With Avocado Frosting from Amanda Froelich!
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