Ripe & Ready: Avocado Recipe Round Up

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Oh gorgeous green avo, how we love thee… This creamy-textured stone fruit is adored the globe-over for everything from its flavour to health attributes. Healthy-heart properties? Check. Healthy fats and a source of essential nutrients? Check. We’ve certainly absorbed immeasurable happiness from the avocado and to celebrate the avo season. If you love avos as much as we do, you’ll enjoy these avocado recipes that highlight the versatility of this glorious fruit.

Avocado Brekkies

Avocado Flapjacks

Sneak some extra nutrients into your next stack of pancakes by adding avocado as the fat source.

Recipe for Avocado Flapjacks

Smashed Avocado Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benny is always a good idea, adding smashed avo makes it even better.

Recipe for Smashed Avocado Eggs Benedict

Fish & Avo Bagel Breakfast

A fun family breakfast of bagels, scrambled eggs, avocado and crisp fish patties.

Recipe for Fish & Avo Bagel Breakfast

Chia & Chocolate Avocado Breakfast Cups

This decadent chocolate avocado chia cup may just be our favourite brekkie of all time. Delicious, filling and full of healthy fats!

Recipe for Chia & Chocolate Avocado Breakfast Cups

Beautiful Brunch Quinoa Bowl

A bright and colourful quinoa and millet bowl that is ideal for brekkie, brunch or lunch. Full of protein and delicious healthy fats.

Recipe for Beautiful Brunch Quinoa Bowl

Avocado Smoothie Bowl with Chia Seeds, Granola Dust and Berries

Avos are great in smoothies. Their creaminess lends well to the classic smoothie bowl texture.

Recipe for Avocado Smoothie Bowl with Chia Seeds, Granola Dust and Berries


Everything’s Better with Avo

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Chipotle Chicken on Herbed Quinoa with Charred Corn, Avocado & Feta

Sumptuous and simple, just how we like it! The chipotle chicken and buttery avo is the perfect combination.

Recipe for Chipotle Chicken on Herbed Quinoa with Charred Corn, Avocado & Feta

Lemon & Rocket Pesto with Tartines with Avocado & Asparagus

Take your avo toast to the next level with some zesty lemon, peppery rocket and asparagus spears. Yum!

Recipe for Lemon & Rocket Pesto with Tartines with Avocado & Asparagus

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Avocado Linguine with Parmesan Pangrattato

A really simple way to make a delicious and creamy pasta sauce using avocados. One of our favourite avocado recipes that showcase the versatility of this amazing fruit!

Recipe for Avo Linguine with Parmesan Pangrattato 

The Ultimate Whipped Avocado & Cream Cheese Toast

If you thought avo toast was delicious, wait until you taste it with the addition of whipped cream cheese and some crunchy toppings.

Recipe for Whipped Avo & Cream Cheese Toast

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Asian Fish with Guacamole

Toss your regular salad for this guacamole, and pair it with Asian-style fish marinaded with fresh ginger, honey, soy sauce and lime juice.

Recipe for Asian Fish with Guacamole

Spicy Guacamole with Rustic Flatbreads

Feeling a little peckish? This spicy guac is just the answer. Prepare these easy-to-make flatbreads and you’ll be munching in no time!

Recipe for Spicy Guacamole with Rustic Flatbreads

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Cheesy Quesadillas with Roasted Tomato Salsa & Guacamole

Toasted tortillas filled with a delicious combo of cheese, pickled jalapeños and red peppers. Served with creamy guacamole and roasted tomato salsa.

Recipe for Cheesy Quesadillas with Roasted Tomato Salsa & Guacamole

Homemade Focaccia BLT with Avocado

Make a plain sandwich even tastier by home baking a fresh focaccia bread and layering with bacon, lettuce, tomato and avo.

Recipe for Homemade Focaccia BLT with Avocado

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Chilli & Herb steak with Avo Sauce

This spicy, herb-infused steak is positively mouthwatering. Served with the tastiest chunky avo sauce.

Recipe for Chilli & Herb steak with Avo Sauce

Mexican Inspired Smashed Avo on Sourdough Toast

We can’t bear to imagine Mexican cuisine without avocado, luckily we never have to.

Recipe for Mexican Inspired Smashed Avo on Sourdough Toast


Avocado Sides & Salads

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Avocado Creme Potato Salad with Crispy Bacon & Fried Onions

Potato salad never looked so good! Impress your braai guests with our take on this classic.

Recipe for Avocado Creme Potato Salad with Crispy Bacon & Fried Onions

Green Eggs & Ham: Devilled Avocado Eggs

The ideal party or mid-day snack, filled with all the healthy fats you could ask for.

Recipe for Green Eggs & Ham: Devilled Avocado Eggs

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Smoked Trout Salad with Horseradish Cream & Avocado Crema

This smoked salmon, spicy horseradish, crunchy cucumber and avo crema salad almost looks too good to eat.

Recipe for Smoked Trout Salad with Horseradish Cream & Avocado Crema

Corn & Buttermilk Waffles Topped with Avocado & Avo Cream

The best of both worlds — fresh greens and buttermilk waffles.

Recipe for Corn & Buttermilk Waffles Topped with Avocado & Avo Cream

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Cape Greens with Avocado Prawn Parcel

When they said that you should eat your greens, this is the salad they meant!

Recipe for Cape Greens with Avocado Prawn Parcel

Avo on Greens with Mustard Vinaigrette

Broccoli, cucumber and marrows are all brought together with beautiful avo salad and a delicious mustard vinaigrette.

Recipe for Avo on Greens with Mustard Vinaigrette

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Avo & Citrus Salad with Fry’s Prawn Style Pieces and Citrus Vinaigrette

A fresh and zingy vegan salad with fresh ClemenGold and creamy avo slices.

Recipe for Avo & Citrus Salad with Frys Prawn Style Pieces and Citrus Vinaigrette

Chargrilled Asparagus and Avocado Salad with Prawns

A really easy, fresh and scrumptious salad with lots of texture and interesting flavours

Recipe for Chargrilled Asparagus and Avocado Salad with Prawns

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Avocado Caprese

This avo caprese is the ultimate salad and goes with just any protein.

Recipe for Avocado Caprese

Avocado & Berry Salad

Who said berries are just for dessert? Pair them with avo for a fruitful combination.

Recipe for Avocado & Berry Salad

Teriyaki Chicken with Tempura Avocado on Cucumber Carrot ‘Noodles’

A tasty, fresh salad accompanied by tempura avocado. Winning!

Recipe for Teriyaki Chicken with Tempura Avocado on Cucumber Carrot ‘Noodles’

Avocado & Prawn Cocktail Salad

You can never go wrong with combining prawn and avocado. This fresh salad will always be a hit.

Recipe for Avocado & Prawn Cocktail Salad

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Avocado Ritz

This retro ritz is taken to new heights.

Recipe for Avocado Ritz

Edamame Avocado and Noodle Salad with Ginger, Soy & Chilli Dressing

This Asian-inspired salad dish is packed with gorgeous flavours and lots of avocado. Definitely one of our favourite avocado recipes.

Recipe for Edamame Avocado and Noodle Salad with Ginger, Soy & Chilli Dressing


Avocado Schnacks

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Avocado Cream Cheese Chilli Poppers

These chilli poppers are the ultimate snack game-day snack!

Recipe for Avocado Cream Cheese Chilli Poppers

Avocado Pastry Tartlets with Creamy Avo Filling

If you’re as obsessed with avocados as we are, try substituting butter with avo the next time you make pastry shells. While you’re at, it make some avo filling for these tasty tartlets.

Recipe for Avocado Pastry Tartlets with Creamy Avo Filling

Avocado Mayonnaise

Filled with healthy fats and all the deliciousness!

Recipe for Avocado Mayonnaise

Savoury Biscuits with Avo Herb Dip

This delicious avo dip is the perfect companion to your favourite cracker — try with our homemade savoury biccies!

Recipe for Savoury Biscuits with Avo Herb Dip

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Wonton Cups with Tuna Tartare, Avo and Wasabi Mayo

A really simple but pretty, canapé packed with so many delicious flavours.

Recipe for Wonton Cups with Tuna Tartare, Avo and Wasabi Mayo

Deep Fried Panko Avocado Wedges

We love anything deep-fried — especially avocado wedges. These are the perfect party snack!

Recipe for Deep Fried Panko Avocado Wedges

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Courgette Cupcakes with Avocado Cream Cheese Icing

A twist on regular cupcakes, this savoury version with avo ‘icing’ is delish!

Recipe for Courgette Cupcakes with Avocado Cream Cheese Icing

Crispy Parmesan Baskets with Creamed Avocado & Biltong

Parmesan is packed with flavour and crisps up really well when baked, making it the perfect ingredient to use as a canapé base for our creamy avo topping.

Recipe for Crispy Parmesan Baskets with Creamed Avocado & Biltong

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Tomato Cucumber and Avocado Gazpacho

A delicious tomato soup with added avo goodness!

Recipe for Tomato Cucumber and Avocado Gazpacho

Asparagus & Avocado Gazpacho

A tasty, summery green gazpacho with tons of flavour and nutrients.

Recipe for Asparagus & Avocado Gazpacho


Avocado Dessert Recipes

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse Tartlets

Earthy avo and bitter cocoa make for the perfect chocolate mousse.

Recipe for Chocolate Avocado Mousse Tartlets

Vegan Chocolate Bundt Cake with Avocado Oil

Decadence with a healthy twist, use avo oil to make your chocolate cake deliciously moist.

Recipe for Vegan Chocolate Bundt Cake with Avocado Oil

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Marbled Choc Avocado Banana Bread

Why have regular banana bread, when make a marbled chocolate avo banana bread? Give it a good schmear of your favourite nut butter for the ultimate bite.

Recipe for Marbled Choc Avocado Banana Bread

4 Ingredient Avocado & Lime No-Churn Ice Cream

Zesty, healthy and absolute perfection! We have yet to taste a creamier scoop.

Recipe for 4 Ingredient Avocado & Lime No-Churn Ice Cream

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Chocolate Avo Smoothie

Dessert or a smoothie? We’re not sure. It’s good enough to be either.

Recipe for Chocolate Avo Smoothie

Avocado, Almond and Cocoa Smoothie

Avocado lends creaminess to this smoothie, making it delicious and satisfying.

Recipe for Avocado, Almond and Cocoa Smoothie

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Choc & Avo Frozen Yoghurt with Cinnamon Nut Crumble and Raspberries

Who knew avos could be this versatile? They add a lovely, creamy texture to this frozen dessert and no-one will even know that it’s hidden inside this sweet treat.

Recipe for Choc & Avo Frozen Yoghurt with Cinnamon Nut Crumble and Raspberries

Avo & Lime Mousse

Avocado is a great and healthy replacement for chocolate in this mousse, yum!

Recipe for Avo & Lime Mousse

Want to brush up on your avocado knowledge? Find out why we love avos so much and how to pick the perfect one.

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