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I’m a huge fan of eating avocados. They are super nutritious (packed with vitamin K, fiber, folate, and monounsaturated fat), plus they make simple salads and wraps all the more satisfying. Although avocados are a staple of tex-mex cuisine, eating guacamole week after week can get a little boring.
Here are 5 tasty and creative ways to eat avocados that might leave you scratching your head at first. I mean really, avocado frosting?! But trust me, all 5 of these recipes are surprisingly delicious.
This Alton Brown recipe has 4 ingredients: avocado, lemon juice, powdered sugar, and lemon extract. Lemon juice will help to keep the frosting green, and adds a nice sour note so that the sweetness is not overwhelming.
Raw foodists and vegans frequently use avocados in desserts as a substitution for thickeners like cream. This key lime pie uses avocados as a thick and creamy base that really allows the juicy lime flavor to shine through.
If you like creamy pasta, but alfredo sauce is off the menu in your household, try this creamy pasta recipe.
Sometimes gazpacho is just not hearty enough. If you are still craving a chilled soup, try this creamy avocado soup.
World-renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson is known for this passion for food and his use of bold, fresh flavors. This chocolate avocado pudding recipe thick and rich.
All of these recipes are fresh and simple. Whip one up this week and let me know what you think!
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