There’s a reason avocados are so popular lately: this creamy green fruit is healthy, delicious, and easy to use when you’re cooking.Though it’s high in calories and fat, the calories in avocado are healthy ones and the fat is good fat. This means avocado will fill you up and help you stay feeling full.
If you’ve been using all your avocado fruit for guacamole and are looking for some new ideas, we’ve rounded up five delicious avocado recipes for you.
Swap your traditional French fries for this healthier version made with avocado. Click here for the recipe.
Mango and Avocado Salsa
This salsa is great on tacos, burgers, or as a topping for an avocado salad. If you’re in the mood for a snack, serve it simply with tortilla chips for dipping. Click here for the recipe.
Lobster and Avocado Quesadilla
Few things are richer or creamier than this lobster and avocado quesadilla. Click here for the recipe.
This tasty avocado salad, made with couscous and fresh herbs, can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator; the flavors get better with time. Click here for the recipe.
Wild Alaska Salmon and Avocado Salad
This is one filling salad, thanks to the protein in the salmon and the healthy fat from the avocado. Click here for the recipe.
Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.