Where can you find recipes that use avocados?


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Numerous avocado recipes are found online at the California Avocado Commission and Allrecipes.com. These websites feature a wide range of appetizers, salads and dishes that use avocado as a main ingredient. Guacamole dip is always popular, and there are many ways to make it from scratch.

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Where can you find recipes that use avocados?
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Many people enjoy fresh avocado in salads, and it is often paired with other salad favorites such as black beans, corn, tomatoes and cheese. A simple salad consists of fresh cucumbers and avocado. A healthy, vibrant salad is made with avocado slices, quinoa and kale.

Avocado also adds color and flavor to pasta and potato salad recipes. Avocados make a delicious baking ingredient in recipes for muffins and bread. Drinking an avocado smoothie is a refreshing way to enjoy its smooth texture and nutritious benefits.

Avocados are packed with 20 vitamins and minerals, and a 1-ounce serving contains 50 calories. While they do contain fat, it is the good kind of fat that is a healthy alternative to high-cholesterol fats. And, since avocados don't contain sodium or cholesterol, they are a great choice for dieters.

Fresh avocados have a hard, or soft, texture and heavy weight. The best avocados to pick are ones without blemishes or loose pits. Avocados ripen in two to five days inside of a paper bag.

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