Ingredient Spotlight: Avocado

A smooth and delicious addition to any your favorite sandwiches, avocado is one of the more versatile ingredients out there. It pairs perfectly with cheesy, meaty, spicy, and zesty dishes of all kinds, and the limitation to how it can be used is up to your own imagination. Avocado also includes a number of surprising health benefits. Chock full of omega-3 fatty acids, potassium, and vitamins A, C, and E, this soft and sumptuous fruit is great for heart health. A few bites a day can also boost your immune system, help maintain vision, and serve as a powerful antioxidant.

Ingredient Spotlight: Avocado

7 Meal Kits for Avocado Lovers

Check out some of our favorite meal kits that take advantage of all of the avocado’s unique qualities, whether that means letting it star in its own dish, or play a strong supporting role. Choose the ones you like best and make them from start to finish in minutes.

1. Avocado Toast with Prosciutto & Sunny Side Egg

Avocado Toast with Prosciutto & Sunny Side Egg

Start your day with something savory and sustaining with this unique take on bacon and eggs. In just 10 minutes, you will be able to enjoy the creamy texture of mashed avocado as it mingles with fresh herb and rich egg yolk. Make sure to let the salty prosciutto flavors linger before your next bite!

Try it: Avocado Toast with Prosciutto & Sunny Side Egg

2. Spaghetti with Creamy Avocado Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes

Spaghetti with Creamy Avocado Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes

Who doesn’t love pesto pasta? This zesty herb blend finds a great sidekick in avocado, which adds a creamy element to the pasta that will stand up to your favorite mac 'n' cheese recipe. Try it with roasted Brussels sprouts and fresh shrimp to complete the combination.

Try it: Spaghetti with Creamy Avocado Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes

Ancho3. Shrimp Taco

Ancho Shrimp Taco

Blending aromatic ancho chillies with ocean-caught shrimp is a winning combination that will have your mouth watering when paired with eye-popping red cabbage and bright green avocado. A special blend of seasonings is specifically chosen to bring out all the subtle flavors.

Try it: Ancho Shrimp Taco

Open-Faced4. BLT

Open-Faced BLT

Any excuse to pair bacon and avocado is alright in our book, and with this recipe, you can add a few new guests to the party. Savory turkey sausages and fresh green pepper add a new element, while a dash of lemon and spicy Cajun seasoning will add an exciting twist.

Try it: Open-Faced BLT

5. Spinach Pesto Grilled Cheese

Spinach Pesto Grilled Cheese

An old classic gone green! Start with a bit of fresh mozzarella and tangy goat cheeses and pile on plenty of your favorite green ingredients: pesto, shallot, baby spinach and of course some creamy avocado. It will offer a satisfying crunch till the last bite, and then melt in your mouth.

Try it: Spinach Pesto Grilled Cheese

6. Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad

Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad

Sweet corn fresh off the cob plays a perfect partner to the smooth and silky avocado chunks throughout. A few fiery jalapeños add an extra surprise, which you can dial up or down depending on your preference.

Try it: Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad

7. Chicken Tortilla Soup with Guacamole Wontons

Chicken Tortilla Soup with Guacamole Wontons

Adam Richman’s guacamole dumplings will add just the right crunch to a balanced and slightly spicy chicken tomato soup. You will find yourself enjoying every last bite as hints of fresh garlic, cilantro, and lime rise to the surface.

Try it: Chicken Tortilla Soup with Guacamole Wontons