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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
Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries
Salty, crispy bacon enrobes soft and filling avocado in this keto-friendly snack.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries
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
Triple Threat Avocado Smoothie
Don’t forget about avocado’s sweet applications, like in this refreshing mango, mint, and avocado smoothie.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Triple Threat Avocado Smoothie
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
Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Light Cilantro Dressing
Full of healthy fats, this easy salad is quick to put together, delicious, and filling. You’ll love the flavor blast of fresh shrimp, too!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Light Cilantro Dressing
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