Looking for easy ways to eat more avocado? This collection of 16+ healthy dinner recipes that use avocado is the answer. From pasta sauces, to rice bowls, tacos, and more! Yes, adding avocado into your morning smoothie is an easy and great way to enjoy the benefits of avocado, but there are endless ways to enjoy avocado at dinnertime too!
You know how it is with avocados. You buy a couple from the store and make the attempt to purchase them at different ripenesses so that they don’t all become ready to eat at once. Then, you place one in the produce bowl on your counter and the rest in the fridge.
You wait and wait and wait for that first avocado to reach the perfect level of ripeness for making an easy avocado sandwich, guacamole, avo toast, or whatever you had in mind. Then, you wait some more.
All of a sudden the avocado reaches a level of ripe where it MUST be eaten in the next five minutes, or it will be too late! You don’t want to waste all that avocado nutrition!
Well with these avocado recipes dinner just got more delicious. Here are 17 different ways to eat avocado for when your avocado reaches that eat-this-avocado-NOW moment!
Between tacos, poke bowls, salads, and dipping sauces, there are no shortage of easy avocado recipe ideas here. So dig in, and enjoy!
Wondering why you should eat more avocado? Avocados are a great source of healthy fats! How much fat is in an avocado? About 22 grams (and 19 grams of that are unsaturated fat – the healthy fat!)
Mediterranean Romesco Bowls
Fill up on a healthy, satisfying, and nutrient-rich meal with these Mediterranean Romesco Bowls. From the avocado and white beans to the cucumber and bell peppers, this is a dish that hits all major food groups while supplying major flavor with a creamy Romesco Sauce!
Green Goddess Sushi Bowl
First up on the avocado train we have this Green Goddess Vegetarian Sushi Bowl. This takes all of the deliciousness of fresh sushi, tosses it into a bowl, and drizzles it with sriracha mayonnaise. It's provides a delicious taste, and there's a bounty of avocado slices on top!
Give your body all of the greens with this Avocado Sandwich. It’s made with cucumbers, sprouts, pesto, and goat cheese for maximum flavor and heartiness.
Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado Pesto
Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado Pesto... you can't go wrong. This avocado dinner recipe features a creamy basil pesto that, on a bed of zucchini pasta, makes a deliciously low carb and gluten-free dinner!
Crispy Avocado Tacos
This Taco Tuesday, mix things up with Crispy Avocado Tacos! This creamy vegetarian dish is packed with fresh pineapple salsa and a creamy chipotle sauce. Filled with breaded avocado slices, you are in for a serious treat!
Vegan Tuna Sushi Bowl
Fill up on loads of veggies with this Vegan Tuna Sushi Bowl! This plant-based dish features tomato "tuna," cucumber, carrots, fried onions, sriracha mayonnaise, and of course, avocado! It's the perfect way to enjoy the vibes of Hawaii from your own kitchen.
Tempeh Vegan Burrito Bowl
You know that delicious cilantro rice that you can only get at Chipotle? We're making a cauliflower copycat rendition of that delicious rice and topping it with tempeh taco meat, adobo sauce, lime juice, beans, and loads of veggies (including avocado). Tempeh Vegan Burrito Bowls are truly a party!
Vegetable Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Next up on the easy avocado recipes we have veggie-packed Vietnamese Spring Rolls! These delicious bites are a fresh and tasty Asian-inspired dinner that's served with the best almond coconut dipping sauce you'll ever taste. And it's no question that the rolls contain slices of avocado!
Kimchi Tempeh Tacos
Load up on tacos in a cool way with this Kimchi Tempeh Tacos recipe. It's an easy, Asian-inspired dish sure to please your tastebuds and leave your stomach feeling nice and full. The best part? This avocado recipe idea is ready in just 20 minutes.
Everyday Kale Salad with Avocado and Apple
With fresh veggies and a lemony hummus dressing, this Everyday Kale Salad with Avocado and Apple is perfect for... every day! It comes together in just minutes and is suitable for busy weeknights and relaxing Sundays alike.
Smashed Potatoes with Avocado Pesto
Next up in our avocado dinner recipe round up we have this insanely delicious Smashed Potatoes with Avocado Pesto number. Made with petite potatoes and one ripe avocado, this dish is über savory and is the perfect convenient meal for busy weeknights.
Roasted Cauliflower Street Tacos
You can never have too many Taco Tuesday options, which is why Roasted Cauliflower Street Tacos are next up on our list of easy avocado recipes. These lil' tacos are filled with quick slaw and avocado cream sauce. They're a delicious way to load up on tacos and take in all of the nutrients avocados have to offer!
Cucumber Sushi Rolls
Why have regular sushi when you can opt for Cucumber Sushi Rolls? These little guys are filled with rice, avocado, bell pepper, and more. They're refreshing and easy to make too! It's a great way to enjoy vegan sushi without the hassle.
Vegetarian Pineapple Poke Bowls
Go for something new with this Vegetarian Pineapple Poke Bowl! This option is a refreshing, meatless take on the Hawaiian classic, made complete with savory marinated tofu. It's topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, avocados, and more.
Southwest Spring Rolls
These vegetarian Southwest Spring Rolls are packed with fresh vegetables and dipped in a smoky chipotle sauce. You’ll forget how healthy they are as you devour the whole pile! And don't worry, they are filled to the brim with avocados.
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad recipe is loaded with the best of everything… soft boiled eggs, avocado, feta cheese, and quinoa! On top we're using a delicious olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, and honey vinaigrette.
3 Stuffed Avocados Recipes: Chickpea Tuna & More!
Fancy up your ripe avocados with these three recipes for stuffed avocado! Try one (or all) of the 3 different vegetarian fillings: chickpea tuna, bean salad, and arugula grain salad. Stuffed avocado recipes are nutritious, delicious and loaded with healthy fats. They’re a terrific light lunch or filling snack.
- ½ cup romesco sauce
- ½ head cauliflower
- 1 tsp lemon juice 5 mL
- ¼ tsp salt
- ½ bell pepper diced
- avocado sliced
- ½ cucumber sliced
- ¼ cup black olives
- ½ cup white beans from a can, drained
- Romesco: Make romesco sauce (ready in 5 minutes).
- Cauliflower: Using a box grater, grate cauliflower into "rice". Microwave for 1 minute, or until soft. Mix in lemon juice and salt.
- Prep Fillings: Measure and prep all remaining Bowl ingredients.
- Sauce: Peel skin from the roasted pepper and add the pepper to a food processor or blender with 1 cup of the roasted tomatoes and all other Romesco Sauce ingredients. Blend until smooth.
- Serve: Divide cauliflower rice and veggies evenly into serving bowls, topping with remaining 1 cup of roasted tomatoes and drizzling with romesco sauce.
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