19 Easy Florida Avocado Recipes

Florida Avocado recipes

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Florida Avocados are the most delicious and versatile ingredient when it comes to making a creamy texture and the perfect combination of flavors in the recipe. Whether you are making refreshing salads, crunchy sandwiches, creamy potluck dinners, or some easy desserts, the Florida Avocados are a must-have ingredient. So, if you are a seasoned chef or a home cook who loves trying unique recipes with your own customization rules, you can try these Florida Avocado recipes.

Sure, let’s have a look at some of the best Florida avocado recipes:

Guacamole/Dips

Best Homemade Avocado Guacamole

Florida Avocado Guacamole

Are you a diehard fan of Florida Avocados, this Southwest Avocado Guacamole is the must-try dip sauce you must try with crackers.

Loaded with 2-3 avocados, Onion, tomato, and garlic powder, and a sprinkle of black pepper and kosher salt, this recipe can be the most delicious snack for a work team lunch.

The best part is that the Guacamole is rich in flavor and a perfect addition to your keto lunch or weight-loss diet.

Although the whole recipe is vegan in its original version, you are free to customize the recipe as per requirements.


Aji de Aguacate (Colombian style guacamole)

Aji de Aguacate (Colombian style guacamole)

Here is a traditional Colombian spicy avocado dip that can be served perfectly with plantain chips, patacones, and baked chicken.

Major ingredients included in this dipping sauce are hard-boiled egg, habanero pepper, salt, lime juice, onion, cilantro, scallions, and white vinegar.

Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or vegetable chopper until the mixture is well combined. Avoid making it too thick. For this purpose, I recommend adding lime juice to achieve the desired consistency.

If you don’t find ripe avocados, here is a tip to ripen the Florida Avocados. Wrap the avocados in a paper bag or a newspaper and place them in a kitchen cabinet for 1-2 days until they are ready to use.


Savory Fresca Guac

Savory Fresca Guac

A unique guacamole recipe that comes with creamy avocados, sweet mangoes, and caramelized onions. You’ll need avocado, mango salsa, tortilla chips, cooked shredded pork, caramelized onions, lime juice, and queso fresco.

Cook pork with mango, onion, habanero pepper, honey, paprika, orange peel, garlic and chili powder. Then mash this cooked mixture with avocado. The result will be mesmerizing with every dip that melts in your mouth. You can add low-calorie vegan mayo to your preference for adding a required amount of fat content.

Here is a tip: Don’t refrigerate the guacamole in advance, rather serve immediately for the best taste and texture.


Creamy Avocado Dip

Creamy Avocado Dip

This is my favorite dip that can be served with vegetables, potato chips, and crackers. The options are endless, and you can also use it as a topping for tacos, burgers, and sandwiches.

The basic difference between a regular dip and creamy avocado dip is the addition of mayonnaise and Greek yogurt to add a creamy texture. You can also include sour cream, fresh lime juice, jalapeno, and cilantro to improve its flavor.


Salads

Mango Avocado Salad

Mango Avocado Salad

Mango Avocado Salad is the most straightforward summer salad that is very popular in many restaurants and homes for its making in a short time.

All the ingredients, including avocado, fresh lime juice, mango, cilantro, and tomatoes, and best for a summer salad. An alternative to this recipe can be Avocado egg salad, both recipes have a few things in common.

The salad is easy to make – peel the mango and avocado, and mix both ingredients with tomato, chickpea, or any other ingredient you like. Top it with any dressing you like (I love adding lime juice and Olive oil). Mix all the ingredients well and serve them fresh.

It is full of different flavors that can quickly increase your appetite. So if you want to add colors to your daily meal with the salad, it is perfect.


Chartreuse Salad

Chartreuse Salad

Here is a delightful green salad recipe that I always love making for any special event.

This can be your perfect substitute for a traditional salad as it is packed with essential minerals and protein sources especially ripe avocado, romaine lettuce hearts, green olives, pistachios, and celery. That’s the reason, this keto diet can easily be your first choice for lunch.

For the dressing, I love adding a blend of lime juice, extra-virgin olive oil, honey, and Bragg liquid aminos for a perfect sweet-and-sour flavor profile.

I recommend buying fresh ingredients from the local market because the key to this Chartreuse salad is using fresh ingredients. Since no cooking is required in this process, this salad can be a perfect make-ahead salad for any special gathering.


Avocado and Chickpea Salad

Avocado and Chickpea Salad

Packed with fresh vegetables, feta cheese, and homemade dressing, this Mediterranean-inspired Avocado salad offers a rich creamy texture and protein-rich chickpeas. This is not just a healthy meal but also good for those who want to gain muscles without gaining weight due to the protein-filled chickpeas and minerals-rich creamy avocados.

Key ingredients of this salad include fresh vegetables, feta cheese, and my favorite dressing that you can easily modify to suit your needs. For dressing, I recommend adding a squeeze of lemon juice for an enhanced flavor and to keep the salad fresh for longer. This is just a perfectly made light meal as well as a side dish for baked chicken.


Broccoli and Tomato Salad with Avocado Dressing

Broccoli and Tomato Salad with Avocado Dressing

In this recipe, you can add Florida Avocado as dressing to enhance the flavor profile. Featuring crisp broccoli and juicy tomatoes tossed in a dressing of creamy avocado, the salad is a must-try for those who want to taste a combination of flavors with a healthy lunch.

The key ingredients to this avocado dressing include ripe avocados, white wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, lemon zest and juice, olive oil, and some seasoning as per your choice.

The best part is that you can also add cucumber, silvered almonds, toasted pecans, grape tomatoes, cherries, and shelled pumpkin seeds. The whole recipe takes under 30 minutes to make and this is the best make-ahead option if you are hosting a potluck lunch party. However, I recommend you rinse and drain the broccoli well after blanching to make it crisp and fresh.


Appetizers

Crab Salad Stuffed Avocados

Crab Salad Stuffed Avocados

Here is another seafood and vegan recipe that combines the Florida avocado and Crab salad. Since this is a light meal, you can serve it with summer potluck meals before lunch or dinner as an appetizer.

The ingredients include crab meat, avocado, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, onion, celery, and chives. To make this appetizer, stuff the crab meat into halved avocados and serve chilled.

For an enhanced flavor, I recommend using lump crab meat instead of flaked crab meat, and adding a dash of cayenne pepper while cooking crab meat, because it will improve the overall taste of your meal.

If you plan to make this recipe ahead of time, assemble the crab salad stuffed avocados, and store them in the refrigerator. However, it is not recommended to store them for more than two days as the recipe will lose its taste and creamy texture.


Marinated Avocado

Marinated Florida Avocado

A perfect dish for any occasion. Whether you are looking for a side dish for a crowded party, or a side dish for Independence Day or you need a Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Side Dish, the Marinated Avocados are here to save your day.

Made by marinating Florida avocado slices in fresh herbs, and spices, the recipe is going to be everyone’s favorite side dish.

The best part is that the avocado slices readily absorb the flavors of marinade and create and dish that is both refreshing and flavorful.

Since this is a unique way to serve avocados, you can serve this as an appetizer, side dish or main course, whatever suits you. A perfect recipe to add a healthy twist to your daily diet.

The point to remember is to avoid over-marinating the avocado, or the will become mushy. And if you want a better flavor profile, use a combination of fresh and dried herbs and spices.


Avocado Bruschetta

Avocado Bruschetta

Avocado Bruschetta is the perfect twist of a traditional Italian appetizer, bruschetta, and can be served as a single dish or added as a topping over a slice of bread.

The dish is a healthy combination of ripe avocados, and fresh tomatoes, making it a perfect potluck dish for summer gatherings, as well as a healthy keto snack.

What you need to do is mix the mashed avocado with sliced cherry tomatoes, garlic, and fresh basil. Then add some seasonings and spread over the bread toast for a delightful flavor profile.

This Italian fusion recipe is not just easy to prepare, but also a perfect keto option, making it the most suitable sauce for dinner parties or refreshing appetizers.


Spiny Lobster Roll with Avocado Cilantro Mayo

Lobster Roll with Avocado Cilantro Mayo

This is an all-in-one lunch or dinner option for those who want to add simplistic seafood to their dining table. With the sweet and succulent meat of Florida spiny lobster, this sandwich option gives you a feeling of being a native of Florida.

However, what makes it more special is the Avocado Cilantro Mayo that you can add as per your needs, giving the sandwich a creamy and tangy texture and making it a highly customizable lunch idea.

The recipe includes cooked Florida lobster tails, bell peppers, onion, and the Avocado CIlantro Mayo, but I prefer adding some Italian seasonings to increase its flavor profile.

To make this mayo, mix ripe and mashed avocados with thoroughly whisked egg yolk, canola oil, and Tabasco. You are free to add seasonings as per your choice.

The sandwich can be served as luxury picnics or a special treat for lunch or dinner. The choices of ingredients and customization are endless.


Florida Avocado and Egg Bake

Florida Avocado and Egg Bake

A simple and delicious recipe for every meal that is made with just a few readily available ingredients like avocado, eggs, cheese, salt, and pepper.

To make this recipe, cut the avocado into half, add the eggs into halved avocado, and season with salt and pepper. Then add the shredded cheese to the top of each avocado half. Bake these avocados in the oven for a few minutes until the eggs are cooked.

What makes this recipe special is that all the ingredients are healthy and highly nutritious as it contains the essential vitamins, protein, fiber, and minerals.

The recipe can be customized as per your requirements, and you are free to add different toppings like bacon, meat, chicken, veggies, etc.

For a better taste, season the avocado and egg mixture with salt and pepper, and be careful not to overbake the recipe or the eggs will become rubbery.


Roasted Avocado

Roasted Florida Avocado

Just like marinated Florida Avocado, the Roasted Florida Avocado is another unique dish that you can serve with any type of meal or occasion.

To make this dish, halve the avocado, and roast them in the oven until they are tender and light brown. Roasting them in the oven will enhance their natural sweetness by removing extra moisture and creating a creamy and flavorful dish.

The reason why I love Roasted avocados is that they offer a bundle of flavor without adding a lot of extra calories or fat.

Besides, you can add any type of filling from chickpeas to chicken, veggies to cheese. The choices are endless.

For a better flavor profile, It is recommended to brush the avocado halves with olive oil (or any other oil you like) and season with salt and pepper. Now bake them in a preheated oven at 400°F for 10-15 minutes.

You can make them ahead of time and store them in a refrigerator for up to 2 days.


Desserts

Avocado Coconut-Lime Ice Cream

Avocado Coconut-Lime Ice Cream

Want to try something unique dessert for the hot weather? Try this Avocado Coconut-Lime Ice which I’ve always loved to include in my checklist for a refreshing change from the usual ice cream flavors.

Packed with ripe avocado, coconut milk, and lime juice, this is a flavorful cool dessert that you can add to your lunch or dinner for a quick vegan option.

What I love about this vegan Ice cream is the creamy texture of avocado that will melt in your mouth with a mesmerizing taste.

Since I always recommend using fresh ingredients, the addition of fresh and ripe avocado to the Ice cream is the key to this delightful Avocado Ice cream recipe for the best taste and texture.

Here is a tip: don’t forget to use full-fat coconut milk for a dense texture, because the low-fat version will produce more like a sorbet texture than a super creamy ice cream.


Mousse de abacate (Avocado mousse)

Mousse de abacate (Avocado mousse)

Not just salads can be made with Avocado. You can even made a lot of desserts, and Mousse de abacate (Avocado mousse) is one of them.

I must say that this mousse is really easy to whip up due to the readily available ingredients and easy-to-follow steps in making this mousse.

Besides, you can transform it into various other desserts due to the flexibility of options. You can make Ice cream by freezing it or blending it with melted chocolate or cocoa powder to make a perfect flavorful combination of chocolate avocado mousse.

Although the avocado is the main ingredient, other things you’ll need include sweetened condensed milk, lime juice, and sugar which are available in almost every kitchen cabinet.


Avocado Brownies

Avocado Brownies

Here is another Avocado dessert you can’t miss. I am definitely sure that after the first bite, you will love these vegan brownies as much as I love these brownies.

Though avocado is one of the key ingredients, the recipe also includes dark rum, brown sugar, and cocoa powder. You are free to add chopped walnuts and pecans for a variety and an extra dose of protein.

The thing worth mentioning is that the avocados don’t give a noticeable flavor to these brownies, however, they will give moisture and richness with no added fat.


Bali Avocado Shake

Bali Avocado Shake

Also known as Jus Alpukat, the Bali Avocado Shake is a traditional Indonesian beverage, and thick enough to be called a shake. Just like Avocado Coconut-Lime Ice Cream, you’ll love its creamy texture coming out of the silky avocados, and milk, light sweetness from the condensed milk, and a strong aroma of brewed coffee.

I recommend adding a double espresso shot and a pinch of sea salt to improve its flavor and aroma. Besides, you can also drizzle chocolate syrup that’ll leave you with a heaven of flavor. The shake is best to be served as a breakfast beverage, or an after-dinner dessert.

If you plan to make this shake, I recommend using the best milkshake machine and adjusting the ratios of milk, condensed milk, and Ice to your preference. This will not just improve thickness but also the flavor and aroma as per your liking.

Avocado Pudding

Avocado Pudding

I am a huge fan of this Avocado pudding that is not just easy to make but also highly nutritious and full of flavors.

The key ingredients are Florida avocado, honey or maple syrup (as a sweetener), milk, and cocoa powder. Since the recipe is fully customizable, I recommend adding vanilla extract and a pinch of salt for added flavor.

A tip to make this recipe is adjusting the amount of sweetener and adding a small amount of coconut milk that’ll make your pudding more fluffy and aromatic. Serve this pudding immediately after making it to prevent browning.


Florida Avocado recipes

19 Easy Florida Avocado Recipes

Adalynn Ward
If you are a seasoned chef or a home cook who love trying unique recipe with your own customization rules, you can try these Florida Avocado recipes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Servings 4 persons

Ingredients

  • Florida Avocado Guacamole
  • Mango Avocado Salad
  • Avocado Bruschetta
  • Avocado Coconut-Lime Ice Cream
  • Lobster Roll with Avocado Cilantro Mayo
  • Roasted Florida Avocado
  • Avocado and Chickpea Salad
  • Broccoli and Tomato Salad with Avocado Dressing
  • Marinated Florida Avocado
  • Chartreuse Salad
  • Florida Avocado and Egg Bake
  • Mousse de abacate Avocado mousse
  • Avocado Brownies
  • Bali Avocado Shake
  • Aji de Aguacate Colombian style guacamole
  • Savory Fresca Guac
  • Avocado Pudding
  • Creamy Avocado Dip
  • Crab Salad Stuffed Avocados

How to Make?

  • Choose any one of the Florida Avocado recipe.
  • Gather the required ingredients. Make sure they are fresh.
  • Start making the recipe whatever you've choosen.
  • I hope you enjoy making and tasting this recipe.

Nutrition

Serving: 1recipeCalories: 110kcalCarbohydrates: 5g
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