If you are a fan of avocados and vegetarian cuisine, you’ll love these ten mouth-watering recipes that incorporate this versatile fruit in creative ways. From smoothies to salads to sandwiches, avocado adds creaminess, healthy fats and nutrients to any meal.
Recipe 1: Avocado Toast with Everything Bagel Seasoning
- Bread slices
- Ripe avocado
- Lemon juice
- Everything bagel seasoning
- Toast bread slices.
- Mash ripe avocado with lemon juice and spread on toast.
- Sprinkle everything bagel seasoning on top.
- Cooking time: No cooking required
- Pro-tips: Choose good quality bread for maximum flavor.
- Seasoning options: Swap out the everything bagel seasoning for garlic salt or red pepper flakes.
Recipe 2: Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Avocado
- Sourdough bread
- Sliced cheese (cheddar or gouda)
- Ripe avocado
- Butter or oil for grilling
- Spread butter/oil over one side of slice sourdough breads’ slice.
- With the oli/butter-side down, layer some sliced cheddar/gouda cheese and mashed ripe avocados over the slice..
3.Cover it up with another slide sourdough breads’ both sides smeared in butter/oil.
Grill it until golden brown appears while flipping sides occasionally till the cheese melts perfectly!
Q: Are these recipes vegan-friendly?
A: Most of the recipes in this roundup can easily be adapted to suit a vegan diet. Simply use plant-based alternatives for any non-vegan ingredients and omit cheese or other dairy products as needed.
Q: Can I substitute avocado with something else in these recipes?
A: While avocado is a key ingredient in many of these recipes, you could try substituting it with something like hummus, mashed peas, or even coconut cream if you want to achieve a similar creamy texture.
Q: How long will the avocado-based dishes last once prepared?
A: The longevity of each dish may vary depending on the recipe and storage method used. Generally speaking, dishes that contain chopped avocados should be consumed within 24 hours to avoid browning and loss of quality. Pureed or blended dishes may hold up slightly longer but should still be stored in an airtight container in the fridge if not eaten right away.