24 Meals That Use Up The Avocados On Your Counter

We all end up with a few avocados sitting on our counter or in the fridge. So before they go bad, use them up with one of these delicious avocado recipes. You don’t just have to make guacamole. There are so many different recipes that let an avocado shine. These are easy to make and so delicious that you’ll want seconds… and maybe thirds.

1. Avocado Hummus

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A good avocado dip is indispensable during the summer. This Avocado Hummus is a fabulous dip to bring to any gathering of friends or family. It also makes a wonderfully healthy snack at home.

2. Avocado Pasta Salad

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A good pasta salad is always appreciated. This Avocado Pasta Salad is easy to make and filled with lots of fresh ingredients. It makes a wonderful summer meal.

3. Greek Avocado Toast

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This breakfast (or snack) Greek avocado toast recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prepare. It’s delicious and healthy, and makes a perfect dish to serve on a weekend morning.

4. Avocado Pasta

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Avocado Pasta is a creamy dish that fills you up without weighing you down. It’s similar to pesto, just without the basil flavor. It’s a delicious dish that will leave you wanting more.

5. Kale Salad

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Kale Salad is delicious with a simple avocado dressing. You won’t believe how quick and easy this salad is to put together. Its minimal ingredients are surprisingly flavorful. It’s a great option to take to work for lunch.

6. Pesto Avocado Toast

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Pesto Avocado Toast is a savory twist on this classic favorite breakfast or snack. You could even enjoy this for lunch with a side salad. The pesto adds a delicious flavor you’ll want to enjoy again and again.

7. Avocado Toast With Egg

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Avocado Toast With Egg is the perfect start to your day. It’s not only delicious and packed with healthy-for-you ingredients, but the best part is that you can enjoy the eggs cooked however you prefer.

8. Avocado Cashew Salad

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If you enjoy a hearty salad, you’ll love this Avocado Cashew Salad. It’s got good-for-you fats and tons of healthy nutrients to help fuel you until dinner. Enjoy it with a green salad or a piece of toast to round out the meal.

9. Shrimp And Avocado Salad

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The word “craveability” comes to mind with this salad. With those enticing colors and amazing flavors, you’ll enjoy this Shrimp And Avocado Salad for lunch or dinner.

10. Avocado Toast With Tomatoes

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Are you looking to level up your breakfast or brunch game with a delicious twist? You’ve found it with this amazing combo of Avocado Toast with Tomatoes. Satisfy your cravings and give your taste buds a treat they won’t forget.

11. Chicken Avocado Salad

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Need a filling lunch that will keep you full until dinner? This Chicken Avocado Salad is your ticket to avoiding hunger after your lunch break ends.

12. Avocado Quinoa Salad

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Up your quinoa game with this Avocado Quinoa Salad. It’s a flavorful dish with great texture and makes for a very filling meal. It’s easy to pack and take with you too.

13. Hummus Avocado Toast

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This easy recipe for hummus avocado toast is a great breakfast, snack, or meal that’s vegan and healthy and takes five minutes to make.

14. Healthy Avocado Pesto Alfredo

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This light and creamy Avocado Pesto Alfredo is made with all-natural ingredients. It makes up in minutes and perfectly coats your pasta in all those delicious pesto flavors.

15. Tuna Stuffed Avocados

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Need a fast and healthy lunch you can throw together at the last minute? This Tuna Stuffed Avocados recipe is fast, filling, and oh, so tasty.

16. Avocado Toast With Everything Bagel Seasoning

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Avocado toast is great, but adding some seasoning makes it even better. Here’s how to make avocado toast with everything bagel seasoning.

17. Garden Vegetable Turkey Skillet

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Need a quick skillet meal for dinner tonight? Try this Garden Vegetable Turkey Skillet. It’s got all that lean protein and all those healthy fats. You can’t go wrong with this one. Low-carb eaters will appreciate it as is, and those who eat carbs can enjoy it with rice or pasta.

18. Easy Guacamole

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We should all have a good guacamole recipe in our arsenal. So, if you don’t have one yet, try this Guacamole. It’s quick, easy, and full of great flavors. Just add chips!

19. Avocado Lime Ranch Dressing

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This Avocado Lime Ranch Dressing is the perfect, dairy-free salad dressing recipe – a delicious alternative to buttermilk ranch dressing! It has all the flavor without the dairy.

20. Avocado Toast With Cucumber

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If you love cucumbers’ fresh flavors. This avocado toast with cucumber may become your new favorite breakfast. It’s quick and easy first thing in the morning and has plenty of fiber to keep you full until lunchtime.

21. Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

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Do you need a great bagel sandwich? This avocado chickpea salad sandwich is perfect for breakfast or lunch on the go.

22. Avocado Black Bean Salsa

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Love a great salsa? If you need a great dish to share, this avocado black bean salsa is where it’s at. Give it a try once, and you’ll make it again and again.

23. Avocado Spring Rolls

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These scrumptious avocado spring rolls make a great snack or light meal. Filled with tasty Thai flavors, they’ll be made often for yourself and others.

24. Mexican Scrambled Eggs

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These Mexican Scrambled Eggs make a delicious breakfast loaded with protein and fiber to keep you full all morning. It’s an easy way to dress up an otherwise plain scramble.

Need Some Amazing Guac?

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If you’ve never made guacamole with a mortar and pestle, you’re missing out on the best-flavored guacamole you’ve ever had.

What To Do With A Lot Of Avocados

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Have more avocados than you know what to do with? Here’s how to successfully freeze avocados for future use.

Need Chips To Enjoy That Guac?

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If you need chips to accompany all that guac, nothing beats the amazing flavor of homemade corn chips. They are also easy to make.

This article first appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

Author: Tiffany McCauley

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Tiffany McCauley is a nationally syndicated journalist and an award-winning cookbook author. She is also a food blogger. She has been featured on MSN, Huffington Post, Country Living Magazine, HealthLine, Redbook, and many more. She has helped thousands of people learn to cook simple, clean, and healthy foods in their own home kitchens. She lives in Maine and loves Elvis, sunflowers, and a good seafood chowder, as well as travel writing.

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