It’s tough to get any fresher than this from the paddock to the plate. And, as if to prove it, we’ve hand-picked some of our favorite avocado appetizer recipes to whet your appetite.
Here are seven of our favorite appetizer recipes featuring glorious avocados – the non-guacamole variety, that is. We enjoy them as quick snacks, impressive party appetizers, and occasionally as simple healthy lunches.
I’ve come across a veritable plethora of tapas while living in Spain. This light, healthy tapa pairs well with crisp white wines and crunchy bread. This recipe lends itself well to experimenting with various vegetables, spices, and vinegars.
A new spin on traditional egg salad! This is delicious, and I am frequently asked for the recipe. We hope you have as much fun as we do! Serve on lettuce leaves or a cracker of your choice.
Guacamole is a tortilla chip’s best friend, but it was invented in the 16th century as a sauce rather than a dip. Let us toast the Aztecs for inventing this simple dish that has become a party staple.
Refreshing, healthy, and oh-so-delicious appetizer that takes only minutes to make but looks exotic. This is ideal for the abundance of cucumbers and tomatoes in the garden.
#5. MEXICAN PIZZA
Mexican pizzas are made from corn tortillas and topped with beans, beef, and any other taco toppings you can think of! They can be cut into wedges and served as an appetizer or served whole as a main course.
The contrast between the softness and freshness of the avocado and the creaminess of the poached egg is brilliant. The good news is that it’s also very healthy and filling.
I was intrigued when I saw avocado and ricotta cheese combined on a menu recently. It’s not enough to order it, but it’s enough to buy the ingredients for this home-cooked version!
This was a very delicious combination that was both unusual and familiar at the same time. These beauties would make an excellent appetizer or snack just in time for the holiday entertaining season. Begin spreading the word!
This list of avocado appetizers has something for everyone’s taste, even the pickiest eaters. You’re sure to find a recipe that everyone in the family will enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions
What tastes best with avocado?
Avocados can be enjoyed simply by sprinkling them with a pinch of salt and pepper. Other seasonings to try include paprika, cayenne pepper, balsamic vinegar, and lemon juice.
What fruit goes best with avocado?
Avocado pairs well with mango, pineapple, and citrus, just as it does with chocolate, coffee, and vanilla. If you’re having trouble accepting avocado as a fruit, Jinich and Ferroni both recommend tossing chunks of it into smoothies — which Jinich describes as “a perfect gateway for avocados”— or even margaritas.
How do you make avocado finger food?
Mash the avocado with a fork in a large mixing bowl until smooth. Stir in the olive oil and lime juice to combine. To serve, spoon the guacamole into a bowl and allow the child to feed themselves by scooping with their hands.
Is an avocado a good lunch?
Avocados are a simple way to add flavor to any lunch or dinner. Enjoying an easy-to-make avocado salad is a delicious way to incorporate avocados into your daily diet. It’s as easy as tossing some avocado slices into your favorite salad or using avocado as the foundation for a nutritious and nutrient-dense salad.