Avocado, 7 Ways
We all love a fresh batch of guac, but that’s not the only thing avocados are good for. Food Network Kitchen has repurposed the creamy green fruit in deliciously unexpected ways, including sweet cupcake frosting, tempura-fried bites and more.
Avocado Ranch Dressing
This recipe has the flavor of traditional ranch dressing but is extra smooth and creamy, thanks to the avocado. Making dressing at home is a great alternative to store-bought, because you know exactly what’s in it. Dip crunchy veggies into the dressing for an easy afternoon snack.
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Avocado BLT Toasts
You may never want to eat a plain BLT again! Avocados and fried eggs are the perfect complements to this open-faced spin on a classic. Enjoy one for any meal of the day.
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Avocado Ice Cream
This ice cream is packed with bright avocado flavor. It’s also incredibly easy to make — no churning required. Top it with some flaky sea salt for a sweet and salty bite.
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Fried Avocado Bites
Creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside, these tempura-fried avocado bites are the perfect appetizer for your next get-together.
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There are two secrets to these simple avocado toasts: rubbing the bread with garlic for just a hint of flavor and adding a pop of crunchy sea salt on top.
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Cupcakes with Avocado Buttercream
Vanilla, orange and avocado team up for perfect flavor in this simple cupcake recipe. For a party dessert, just add festive sprinkles or sanding sugar on top.
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Grilled Avocados with Ginger Miso
Grilled avocado halves served with our punchy marinade are surprisingly meaty and wonderfully tender and rich. They make a great vegetarian main dish or a change-of-pace stand-in for guacamole.
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