Beyond guacamole: 5 ways to eat avocados

Avocados are to guacamole what tomatoes are to salsa—essential. But what else can you make with this popular fruit? It turns out, a whole lot. Go beyond the chip dip and welcome avocados into your life in new, delicious ways.

Rockin' Guacamole Sweet Potato Bites


Right, we said “beyond guacamole,” but this is guacamole like you’ve never had it before. Dollops of the green goodness are plopped onto roasted sweet potato rounds and topped off with bacon because, why not? The result is salty but sweet, textured but smooth, and wholesome but possibly addicting.

Mahi Mahi with Tomatillo-Avocado Sauce, Black Quinoa and Roasted Asparagus


Avocados aren’t just for slicing. This recipe shows you how to make an amazing mayo-based sauce with the added creaminess of avocado, plus the bright flavors of lime and cilantro. Make extra and drizzle it over mahi mahi, salad, grain bowls, and tacos!

Pork Mole Street Tacos


Meet your new go-to taco topper. This recipe features a salsa that combines the buttery goodness of avocados with the sharp crunch of radishes, along with red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, and lime.  

California-Style Omelets


The best thing about weekend mornings is more time for semi-elaborate breakfasts. A traditional omelet fits the bill, but we like to take it to the next level with fillings like tomato, avocado, and creamy salsa verde.

Avocado Corn Salad


If you’ve got approximately 20 to 30 minutes you can make yourself this super tasty salad, which could also be a salsa. Don’t you just love recipes that can shape-shift like that?


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