What Dishes To Make With Avocado

May 21, 2024
avocados, spring onion, cilantro & lime slice placed on chopping board

Avocados are nutritious and creamy, making them a great accessory to many dishes. Have you got a ripe avocado or two sitting around your kitchen but are unsure what to make with them? We’re pleased to say there’s plenty of options.

Explore a world of Mexican-inspired dishes that you can easily make at home using avocados in the list below. From classic combinations like avocado and tomato, chicken, and vegan variations - there's something for everyone for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

What To Make With Avocado and Tomato

There’s a reason you’ll find both avocado and tomato in some of Mexico’s most famous dishes! The flavours and textures create a harmony that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Here’s some easy recipe ideas to get you started:

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Avocado Toast with Tomato Salsa

This tasty avocado recipe will add a burst of freshness to your day! Simply spread mashed avocado on a toasted Old El Paso™ Extra Mild Super Tasty Stand 'N' Stuff™ Soft Taco Kit. Top it with a zesty tomato salsa made from diced tomatoes, red onions, cilantro, lime juice, and a hint of Old El Paso™ Chili Con Carne Seasoning Mix for a delicious start to your morning.
Tomato, avocado, and mozzarella salad sprinkled with salt and pepper served in a white plate

Tomato, Avocado, and Mozzarella Salad

Salad is another great option for using ripe avocados. To make this recipe, toss together sliced avocados, juicy tomatoes, and creamy mozzarella. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Finally, serve on a bed of fresh greens for an added crunch.

What To Have With Avocado For Breakfast

Wondering what to have with avocado for breakfast? Avocado makes a fantastic addition to breakfast dishes, here are some delightful recipes to kickstart your morning:

avocado eggs tacos garnished with coriander and lime served on wooden board

Avocado and Egg Breakfast Tacos

Check out these filling and protein-packed breakfast tacos! Scramble some eggs with diced avocados and a dash of Old El Paso™ Fajita Seasoning Mix Smoky BBQ. Fill Old El Paso™ Stand 'N' Stuff™ Crispy Chicken Soft Taco Kit and top with your favourite salsa for a breakfast with a kick.
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Avocado and Bacon Breakfast Burrito

Wrap up your morning in a delicious package using our Old El Paso™ Flour Tortilla Wrap Regular 8 Pack. Insert crispy bacon, scrambled eggs, and sliced avocados, add a dollop of sour cream, and sprinkle with tasty, chopped chives for an extra burst of flavour!

Avocado Dishes For Lunch

When it comes to lunch, avocados are a great choice whether you’d prefer a light salad or a heartier meal. Here are just a few ideas to inspire you including a tasty vegan option:

avocado chicken quesadillas served with guacamole & cherry tomatos

Avocado and Chicken Quesadillas

For a satisfying lunch try layering Old El Paso™ Street Market White Corn Tortillas with sliced grilled chicken, mashed avocados, shredded cheese, and a sprinkle of Old El Paso™ Fajita Seasoning Mix Smoky BBQ. Toast it in a hot skillet until the cheese is melted and the tortilla is crispy for an oozy Mexican-inspired treat.
Old El Paso vegan tacos filled with black beans and crunchy vegatables

Vegan Avocado Salad Wrap

For our vegan friends, this refreshing salad wrap is the perfect vegan avocado dish for a light and nutritious lunch. Fill an Old El Paso™ Fiery Jalapeno & Tomato Fajita Kit tortilla with diced avocados, mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, and a drizzle of tangy vinaigrette dressing. Roll it up and enjoy!

What Goes With Avocado For Dinner – Avocado & Chicken

When it comes to sprinkling avocado into your dinner time dishes, pairing it with chicken is a great option. Why not try these Mexican avocado and chicken dinner recipes:

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Grilled Chicken and Avocado Tacos

Fire up the grill and cook some tender chicken breasts. Slice the chicken and place it on an Old El Paso™ Stand 'N' Stuff™ Whole Wheat Tortilla. Top it with sliced avocados, fresh cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice. Serve alongside your favourite Old El Paso™ Condiments for a complete dinner experience.
delicious burrito bowl served on table

Chicken and Avocado Burrito Bowl

Burrito bowls are great for when you want to include more veg at dinner time. Simply combine cooked rice, black beans, grilled chicken, diced avocados, and a sprinkle of Old El Paso™ Fajita Seasoning Mix Smoky BBQ. Drizzle some creamy chipotle sauce over the bowl and garnish with chopped green onions and fresh coriander for a filling meal that’s full of flavour.

From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, there are numerous ways to enjoy avocados. Whether you're a seasoned cook or a beginner in the kitchen, these Mexican-inspired recipes featuring Old El Paso products are sure to bring joy to your dining table.

So, grab those avocados from your kitchen and create your own Good Noise with Old El Paso as you unleash your culinary creativity and cook up memorable meal for your loved ones.