Avocado is a superfood. It contains many vitamins such as vit C, E, K, and B-6. It also has many minerals such as riboflavin and niacin, making it beneficial to control cholesterol levels, provide antioxidant protection for the eyes, prevent osteoporosis, lowers risk of depression, improve digestion and many more. Luckily, this fruit can be served in many delicious ways. Here are 10 ways:
This recipe contains no dairy, so even vegetarians can enjoy this dessert. Mix melted chocolate, some avocado, salt and honey in a food processor. Put it in the freezer and chill until it forms the right texture.
Chocolate and Banana Snack
Not only is this snack easy to make, but it is also healthy and will satisfy your sweet-tooth. All you have to do is mash half an avocado along with a medium-sized banana.
Choco-Avocado Ice Cream
Other than mousse, you can also make ice cream with avocado. To make it, mash avocado and add cocoa powder. For a sweeter taste, add honey or stevia powder to the mixture. Sprinkle raw strawberries or raspberries on top. You can freeze it first or even serve it at room temperature.
As an alternative to french fries, you can try to make avocado fries, which are much healthier. Slice avocados in the shape of fries, and dip into a mixture of beaten eggs. Afterwards, dip it into breadcrumbs and bake in an oven.
Spread it on Bread
One of the most on-trend ways to eat avocados is to make it into bread spreads. You can add it onto toasted bread or crackers. Make it more flavorful by mashing a ripe avocado, sprinkling it with salt and adding meat to the spread. Alternatively, you can add ham, salami, boiled egg, turkey or beef patty.
Salads are one of the healthiest ways you can consume avocado, as you also eat it with other vegetables that can help improve your health. Dice one avocado and one to two tomatoes. Mix it and add 80 g of shredded lettuce. Combine every ingredient in a bowl and add salt, lemon juice and olive oil for more flavor. For protein, shredded fried chicken or eat the salad with slices of baked chicken wings.
As a Salad Dressing
Otherwise, you can also make avocado into a salad dressing. Blend avocado, olive oil, vinegar into a food processor and wait until it forms a smooth mixture. Add it on top of any salad you prefer.
If you have tried frying, mashing and mixing avocados with various ingredients, you should grilling avocados as you can achieve a different taste. First, cut an avocado into half and remove the pit. Drizzle olive oil onto the pan and place half of the avocado face down onto the pan. Heat it for 3-4 minutes, then fill the inner portion with spicy salsa.
Avocado and Salmon
Although salmon and avocado seems an unlikely pair, it can taste delicious with the right flavoring. First, mix curry powder, ginger, paprika and flour. Coat the salmon with the mixture then shallow-fry it on the pan or bake it in the oven for 15 minutes. Add salt, black pepper and olive oil onto thinly sliced avocados and serve. You can either eat this meal with rice or with roasted potatoes.
To snack, you can make avocado into guacamole and customize it according to your liking. Mix mashed avocado with chopped tomatoes, lemon juice, salt and black pepper. Add in paprika or salsa sauce for a spicier guacamole. Serve it with tortilla chips or add it in your burritos and fajitas.
Whether made into a dessert, snack or into a full meal, there are many ways to cook and eat avocados. Even without any additional flavors, it already tastes delicious. By cooking it in various ways according to your taste, you will be able to enjoy eating avocados while also providing balanced nutrition to stay healthy.
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