12 Ways to Sneak Avocado Into Your Dinner

12 Ways to Sneak Avocado Into Your Dinner

Avocado is a superfood, we all know that! Packed full of nutrients and essential fatty acids, avocado should be a staple on your grocery list. I know it gets boring to eat the same food over and over again. With a fruit like avocado it's easy to eat over toast for breakfast, but when it comes to dinner it gets more challenging. We are here to help you find some awesome healthy recipes that use the creamy fruit without overpowering your dish. Try to incorporate some of these recipes into your meals each week to get all the health benefits you can from avocados! Take a look at these recipes.

1. Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Perfectly seasoned grilled salmon topped with an avocado, onion, and cilantro salsa. This recipe is easy to make and has tons of super power ingredients.

Find this recipe at The Cookie Rookie.

2. Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado Pesto

Homemade zucchini noodles are made easy with this simple how-to recipe. These are topped with a creamy delicious avocado pesto sauce. This is the perfect way to have a guilt-free pasta night.

Find this recipe at Live Eat Learn.

3. Green Goddess Pizza

This green packed pizza is an avocado lover's Heaven. Make your own pizza crust or buy premade dough if you are pressed for time, and top with broccoli, arugula, mozzarella, avocado, and avocado ranch!

Find this recipe at Cooking and Beer.

4. Chicken and Avocado Burritos

A healthy and fresh version of the classic burrito. Made creamy with chunks of avocado, this chicken burrito will leave you satisfied and feeling healthy!

Find this recipe at Closet Cooking.

5 Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Red Onion, and Avocado

A crispy crunch filled dish made with browned brussels sprouts, juicy avocado, red onions, and crisped bacon, drizzled with balsamic. Use as a main dish or a side to an even bigger dinner!

Find this recipe at Heather Christo.

6. Loaded Veggie Avocado Quinoa Fritters

These veggie loaded quinoa fritters are baked in a muffin pan and perfect for a quick dinner. Choose to add in a meat of your choice, or customize as you like by substituting in your favorite vegetables!

Find this recipe at Ambitious Kitchen.

7. Southwestern Turkey Burgers with Guacamole and Spicy Mayo

We all know one of the best creations made with avocados is guacamole! Try this flavorful turkey burger piled high with delicious guacamole.

Find this recipe at Joyful Healthy Eats.

8. Avocado Caprese Skillet

Transform the traditional Caprese (tomato, mozzarella, and balsamic vinegar ) by adding in rich avocado and well-seasoned chicken. You'll have a dish that tastes just as amazing as it looks! This dinner is perfect for a regular weeknight or to impress guests at a party!

Find this recipe at Cooking Classy

9. Oven-Baked Crab Avocado Wontons

You need to try these crispy, creamy crab and avocado wontons. They are healthy too, baked not fried! This recipe comes with easy to follow directions.

Find this recipe at Le Creme De La Crumb.

10. Chicken Avocado Soup with Lime & Cilantro

This soup is spicy, creamy, and tangy. Packed with all the nutrients you need, you'll love eating soup for dinner!

Find this recipe at Mealime

11. Sautéed Mushroom and Avocado Quesadillas

The rich flavor of avocado mixed with the juiciness of sautéed mushrooms crisped into a tortilla and cooked with humus. So delicious!

Find this recipe at Dreamy Leaf.

12. Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Miso Dressing

Unsure if you want to eat salad for dinner? Think again! This salad is as creamy and as filling as it gets. Made with fresh, spicy shrimp, chunks of avocado, your choice of kale or spinach, and chopped cucumbers, this salad will be your new favorite dish!

Find this recipe at Pinch of Yum