Attention health nuts, whether you play it safe with avocado toast or guacamole, we can’t overlook the health benefits of this buttery fruit. Summer is here and it’s time to get your hands scooping on the southern Mexican fruit for fresh and nutritional recipes.
An avocado is not only cholesterol-free but contains more potassium than bananas, and also has the highest fiber and protein content of any fruit, but it’s also an amazing meal upgrader. Thanks to its bland-ish taste, avocados can be integrated into any dish.
These Middle East-inspired avocado recipes will bring you a taste of your
Tabbouleh Stuffed Avocados
This is not your average Mahshi. It’s vegan, low carb, and contains your daily serving of veggies. This chopped veggie dish combines parsley, bulgur, lemon juice, and mint and is a Lebanese classic with a modern Spanish twist. If you’re on the run, I advise you to buy ready-made tabouleh to stuff into avocado halves which you can then take to work or school. Check out the flavourful combo here.
Avocado Chocolate Pudding
This recipe will not only surprise you but it’ll make you want to lick the edges off. It’s so smooth and chocolatey, you won’t be able to taste the secret ingredient. Curb your sugar cravings as it’ll get your potassium and healthy fats in. Visit the recipe here.
Middle Eastern Style Guacamole
It wouldn’t be an avocado recipe list without this Mexican classic. This mouth melting dish will drive your guests crazy. Integrate it with sumac and pomegranates and scoop it with pita chips. Click here for the recipe.
Soft Tacos with Avocado and Falafel
These tacos will add a Mexican fiesta to your table. Switch in pitas and shawarmas for this cross-cultural creation. Again, you can grab
Shakshuka with Avocado
Drink up for amazing health benefits. Silky by default, avocados add creamy goodness to smoothies without an overbearing taste. Blend it with milk and honey for a safe classic, or sneak in some more leafy greens for a multi-nutritional drink. Raise and shine to the superfood smoothie or snack on the go.
Tomato, Avocado, Cucumber, and Chickpea Salad
This summery salad of vibrant cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese, olives, and a lemony homemade herb dressing is calling dibs on your next picnic. Instead of adding calorie-heavy and high-fat dressings bought at the store, let avocados do their velvety magic. Swap the side of ranch for avocado and your body will thank you. For the recipe, click here.
Herby Avocado Hummus
Similar in texture and function, this is a two-in-one dipping. No one minds a creamier, healthier hummus, so why not get the best of both worlds? The under-five snack is so ridiculously easy and yummy, you’ll wish you tried it earlier. To make the dip, click here.
Avocado Toast with Feta and Za’atar
This is for all the die-hard avocado toast fans who still enjoy za’atar
Avocado Tahini Dip
Smashed avocados and tahini. Who knew this mix on a classic would bring magic to sandwiches? Mash your ripe avocados with a fork and mix with the tahini. To finish, sprinkle toasted sesame seeds and start dipping in with pita chips. Spread into kofta, felafel or shish