24 Avocado Recipes That Are Better Than Guacamole

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Avocados are a popular Paleo food, and with good reason. They’re full of heart-healthy fats, which make them extra creamy and rich.

Most often used in guacamole, these green beauties have way more to offer than just a party dip. The next time you’re looking for a way to add avocado to your dinner rotation, try one of these recipes on for size.

Keto Breakfast Burger with Avocado Buns

You’ll need a fork and knife to have at this totally Instagram-able bacon and egg breakfast sandwich.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Keto Breakfast Burger with Avocado Buns

Smoked Salmon Avocado and Rocket Salad

You may not like the idea of salad for dinner, but you probably haven’t had this salad. Full of healthy fats from the salmon and avocado, it’s more filling than most non-salad options.

Recipe: Fuss Free Cooking | Smoked Salmon Avocado and Rocket Salad

Tuna and Avocado Boats

These easy-to-make tuna and avocado boats take tuna salad to a new level. The avocado adds healthy fat and flavor, filling you up fast.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Tuna and Avocado Boats

Avocado Stuffed Burger

Photo courtesy of Civilized Caveman Cooking

You won’t even miss the bun when you’ve got avocado in every beefy bite.

Recipe: Civilized Caveman Cooking | Avocado Stuffed Burger

Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Grilled salmon gets a makeover when topped with a refreshing avocado salsa. This makes an easy weeknight meal during grilling season.

Recipe: The Cookie Rookie | Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado Cucumber Sauce

A dairy-free basil sauce made of avocado and cucumber turns zucchini noodles into an elegant and healthy meal. Add some grilled shrimp for protein and you’ve got a simple and delicious meal perfect for a busy night.

Recipe: The Simple Veganista | Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado Cucumber Sauce

Onion Frittata with Avocado

When breakfast for dinner is what you crave, this recipe comes to the rescue. Add a side of bacon for extra heartiness.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Onion Frittata with Avocado

Chicken Avocado Soup

This chicken soup is a refreshing change from most recipes and gets its flavor from fresh cilantro, avocado and lime. Next time you need a warm bowl of comfort on a chilly night, try this soup instead of your usual favorite.

Recipe: Mama Miss | Chicken Avocado Soup

Chicken Avocado Walnut Salad

Full of healthy fats, this easy salad is quick to put together, delicious, and filling. It makes great use of leftover chicken breast.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chicken Avocado Walnut Salad

Paleo Stuffed Avocado

Sardines are loaded with good-for-you fats, so when stuffed into an avocado, you’re getting nothing but nutrients. With just a few ingredients, this is easy and delicious!

Recipe: The KetoDiet App | Paleo Stuffed Avocado

Chilled Tomatillo Avocado Soup

This chilled soup is the perfect starter for a summer dinner party, especially if Mexican fare is on the menu. The avocado adds a creaminess to the tart tomatillos for perfect flavor every time.

Recipe: Savory Simple | Chilled Tomatillo Avocado Soup

Chicken with Mango Salsa and Avocados

Sweet and spicy, this recipe turns plain chicken breasts into an amazing meal. It’s fresh-tasting, filling and nutritious.

Recipe: Featured Dish | Chicken with Mango Salsa and Avocados

Southwest Meatballs with Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Who says meatballs have to be served with tomato sauce? One bite of this creamy cilantro avocado sauce and you’ll change your mind for sure.

Recipe: PaleOMG | Southwest Meatballs with Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Paleo Taco Pie

Made with Mexican-inspired ingredients, this Paleo-friendly taco pie is sure to be a winner.

Recipe: Paleo Newbie | Paleo Taco Pie

Baked Avocado Egg Recipe

While eggs are usually thought of as breakfast food, sometimes you need something quick and healthy, and this recipe is it. With only two main ingredients, you really can’t go wrong here.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Baked Avocado Egg Recipe

Paleo Steak and Avocado Roll-up

Tender steak, creamy guac, and a Paleo-friendly coconut wrap combine to make a meal in minutes. Perfect for when you want something filling, but not time consuming.

Recipe: Tony Fed | Paleo Steak and Avocado Roll-up

Coconut-Crusted Avocado Fries

Looking for a crunchy Paleo snack? These healthy and delicious coconut fries are just the thing.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut-Crusted Avocado Fries

Spicy Avocado Shrimp Tower

Bursting with clean Asian flavors, this layered, chilled appetizer is restaurant-quality amazing!

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Spicy Avocado Shrimp Tower

Char-Grilled Salmon with Avocado Cucumber and Dill Salad

Avocado and cucumber make a refreshing side when combined with fresh dill. It’s the perfect accompaniment for charred salmon.

Recipe: Woman and Home | Char-Grilled Salmon with Avocado Cucumber and Dill Salad

Seared Scallops with Avocado Crema and Sriracha Drizzle

Tender scallops wrapped in lettuce and topped with a creamy avocado and Sriracha sauce make a flavor-filled meal when you’re looking for something a little bit different.

Recipe: Seasonal & Savory | Seared Scallops with Avocado Crema and Sriracha Drizzle

Prosciutto-Wrapped Avocado Egg

All you need are a handful of ingredients for this three-layer nourishing breakfast.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Prosciutto-Wrapped Avocado Egg

Spicy Tuna Roll-Ups

These simple tuna roll-ups are like a Paleo version of sushi, but with fewer carbs.

Recipe: The Bacon Thief | Spicy Tuna Roll-Ups

Honey Lime Chicken Skewers with Avocado Dipping Sauce

Sweet and tangy chicken breast dipped in a quick and creamy avocado dipping sauce makes the perfect comfort meal. It’s super easy, and makes a great appetizer as well.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Honey Lime Chicken Skewers with Avocado Dipping Sauce

Chilled Cream of Avocado Soup with Dungeness Crab

Creamy avocado soup full of tender and sweet crabmeat makes the perfect light meal. It’s dairy-free, although you’d never believe it if you didn’t make it yourself.

Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Chilled Cream of Avocado Soup with Dungeness Crab

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