Avocado Recipes that Go Way Beyond Toast

Megan Myers | Stetted

Avocados might be one of nature's most perfect foods. We know, we know — you don't want to read anything more about avocado toast. There's so much more the avocado can be used for!

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner ( and yes, even dessert) all have a spot for avocado on the menu. Creamy and mildly flavored, the avocado adds healthy fats to your meal, so you can feel good about your current obsession.

Avocados also help take the edge off those spicier dishes, which is why we love using them in Tex-Mex and other spice-heavy meals. It's why every Taco Tuesday should include a big bowl of guac.

Need some inspiration for the amazing avocado? Check out our favorite recipes below.

1. Sriracha Glazed Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Spicy glazed salmon is wonderful with an avocado salsa piled on top.

2. Strawberry Salsa Chicken

Speaking of salsa, this chicken pairs sweet strawberries with avocado and onion for a fresh take. It's an ideal summer recipe!

3. Avocado Tahini Dip

If you want a change from the standard guacamole, try this avocado tahini dip. The nutty tahini is a great complement to the creamy avocado.

4. Chocolate Avocado Mini Donuts

Avocado and chocolate are a great pair, and you'll see why in these extra-moist baked mini donuts.

5. Paleo Fudge Pops

We love making popsicles at home, and these paleo fudge pops are a fave. They're so creamy and delicious, thanks to the avocado!

6. Fried Avocado Tacos

If guacamole just isn't enough for you on taco night, try these fried avocado tacos!

7. Avocado Eggrolls with BBQ Chicken

A perfect twist on traditional eggrolls, these have BBQ chicken and plenty of avocado stuffed inside.

8. Avocado Pasta

Avocado pasta is really easy to make. It's a great option for a healthier alfredo-style dish.

9. Avocado Grilled Cheese with Roasted Corn

We love avocado in sandwiches! This grilled cheese also features roasted corn — great for summer!

10. Chocolate Avocado Pudding

We amped up this chocolate avocado pudding by adding coconut and peanut butter. 😍

11. Grilled Pulled Pork Stuffed Avocados

The only thing better than an avocado is a stuffed avocado. Load up these with grilled pulled pork!

12. Avocado Caprese Panzanella Salad

Toasted bread plus caprese plus avocado? This is basically the best thing in a bowl you'll eat all summer.

13. Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes

These moist chocolate avocado cupcakes are topped with a tempting ganache. They're gluten free too!

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