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Avocado Obsessed

I don’t know about you, but I am completely avocado obsessed! I love avocados because they are an ingredient in so many different kinds of recipes. From salads to soups to popsicles, some of these avocado recipes might surprise you. Even more surprising is how amazing they all taste!

Regardless of any dietary restrictions you may have, everyone can find a recipe they’ll love in this category. Many gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian options are available. If you try a few of these recipes, I have no doubt that you’ll become as avocado obsessed as I am.

Browse Recipes

Zesty Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad

This Salmon Avocado Salad is made with my two favorite super foods – avocado and wild salmon. I could eat this every day!

Salmon Avocado Salad

Grilled Chicken pairs beautifully with avocados and mangoes in this delicious salad, perfect for those warmer nights you don't want to heat up the kitchen.

California Grilled Chicken Avocado and Mango Salad

This Chicken and Avocado Soup with lime, scallions and cilantro is my go-to when I want comfort food with Latin flavors.

Chicken and Avocado Soup

Bacon, egg and avocado on a bagel is my favorite breakfast sandwich made with scrambled eggs, center cut bacon and sliced tomatoes on my homemade bagels.

Bacon Egg and Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

Mexican Shrimp Cobb Salad is a beautifully layered salad with shrimp, avocados, grilled corn, black bean salsa, cucumbers, tomatoes and cheese.

Mexican Shrimp Cobb Salad

Crispy baked avocado fries coated with panko breadcrumbs with a lime dipping sauce. So fast and easy to make in the oven or air fryer!

Avocado Fries with Lime Dipping Sauce (Air Fryer or Oven)

All the flavors in a Spicy California roll without the rice! These avocados are stuffed with lump crab, cucumbers and spicy mayo topped with furakike and drizzled with soy sauce. I’ve had this idea in my head all week, I wasn’t exactly sure how it would come out but I’m obsessed with them, they came out so good!

California Spicy Crab Stuffed Avocado

Grilled salmon is so easy to make with this foolproof method, you'll be grilling it outdoors all summer long! Topped with this fresh avocado bruschetta, this dish just screams summer!

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Bruschetta

A classic Cobb salad with a light summer twist. If you live on the coast like me and have access to fresh lobster, this salad is a must! If you’re worried about cooking a live lobster, many seafood stores will steam it for you. Crab or shrimp would also make an excellent substitution.

Lobster Cobb Salad

Eggs are not just for breakfast, I love them for lunch or dinner too! These flavorful protein-pack bowls topped with salsa verde, black beans, avocados and queso fresco.

Quinoa Huevos Rancheros Bowls

Shrimp cocktail is fine, but when I want something special, I like to have my zesty lime shrimp ceviche style!

Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail

Blackened Chicken over a flavorful chickpea salad with fresh corn, tomatoes, avocado and lime juice – a quick and easy weeknight dish!

Blackened Chicken Fiesta Salad

Take advantage of the end of summer with sweet corn and delicious ripe tomatoes with this easy side dish, perfect to go along anything you 're grilling! The dressing is creamy yet light, the perfect compliment.

Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Creamy Buttermilk-Dijon Dressing

Cucumbers with the seeds scooped out and filled with hummus, avocado, tomatoes, onion and sprouts. So refreshing, healthy and light! An easy low-carb, low-sodium, gluten-free alternative to bread.

Veggie Hummus Cucumber Boats

A protein-packed meatless salad in a jar made with quinoa, lentils, grape tomatoes, arugula, avocado and hard boiled eggs are perfect to pack for work, the beach, picnics, or anywhere you need a portable lunch on-the-go!

Protein Egg and Quinoa Salad Jars

Grilled sirloin steak "flaco" tacos use lettuce wraps instead of tortillas! The steak is seasoned with cumin and spices, then grilled and sliced thin, along with guacamole and pico de gallo – low-carb and super delicious!

Steak Taco Lettuce Wraps

An EASY 15-minute dish you'll want to make all summer long! Fresh heads of romaine lettuce are split down the middle, grilled until slightly charred and smoky, along with fresh corn and skinless chicken thighs, then topped with tomatoes, onions, avocado and a simple salsa vinaigrette.

Grilled Romaine, Corn and Chicken Salad with Salsa Dressing

Grilled shrimp, corn, peppers and zucchini topped with fresh avocado and lime juice – an easy light salad you'll want to make all summer long.

Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Bowl

This shredded raw brussels sprout salad with bacon and avocado can be eaten as a main or a side dish. Because raw brussels stand up so well to dressing, it's also great to make ahead – just add the avocado right before serving.

Shredded Raw Brussels Sprout Salad with Bacon and Avocado

These easy loaded chicken "nacho" tostadas – topped with cheese, tomatoes, guacamole, olives and jalapenos are a great way to take nachos and turn them into a main dish.

Loaded “Nacho” Chicken Tostada

This hearty salad is HUGE – perfect when you want a big salad for dinner without the grains. It's also gluten-free, dairy-free, and grain-free.

Rosemary Chicken Salad with Avocado and Bacon

Avocado toast with lemon and kale is an easy, healthy lunch that takes about 5 minutes to make!

Avocado Toast with Lemon and Kale

Breaded chicken cutlets topped with everything I normally add to my guacamole – sliced avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, red onion and lime juice. 7 Smart Points • 286 calories

Breaded Chicken Cutlets with Deconstructed Guacamole

A quick Mexican-inspired chicken dish, made in the skillet with a smoky-spicy tomato-chipotle sauce topped with an avocado-sour cream sauce.

Skillet Chicken in Tomato-Chipotle Sauce with Avocado Crema

Fresh crab, sliced radishes, lime, paprika and cilantro elevate simple avocado toast to a whole new and delicious level!

Miami Avocado Crab Toast

Love the colors in these FRESH homemade Vietnamese style shrimp summer rolls! Accompanied with a peanut hoisin dipping sauce. They are simple to make at home and can be filled with any type of protein and veggies you like.

Shrimp Summer Rolls with Peanut Hoisin Dipping Sauce

A healthy Mexican-inspired breakfast burrito bowl made with roasted butternut squash, pico de gallo, egg and avocado.

Breakfast Burrito Bowl with Spiced Butternut Squash

This light crab salad is made with lime juice, olive oil, cilantro and red onion, then stuffed into an avocado. It's light, refreshing and perfect for the summer as a lunch or salad if your having guests and you want to impress! You can easily double or triple this recipe, make the salad ahead and assemble just before serving.

Avocado and Lump Crab Salad

Quinoa Fiesta Enchilada Bake made with quinoa, black beans, corn, cilantro and green chiles topped with a quick homemade enchilada sauce and cheesy goodness!

Quinoa Fiesta Enchilada Bake