12 Clever Recipes for Leftover Avocados You Need to Try

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So you have leftover avocados and are bored with the usual avocado recipes like guacamole and toast? Me too! Avocado is a versatile and nutritious fruit that is beloved by many for its creamy texture and rich flavor. Most commonly used in salads, sandwiches, and as a topping for toast, avocado can also be incorporated into your cooking in surprising and delicious ways. Here are 12 unique and unexpected ways to use leftover avocado and they are far from boring!

Avocado Smothered Chicken

Avocado Smothered Chicken by Easy Family Recipes
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This Avocado Smothered Chicken is EVERYTHING you love about delicious avocado egg rolls, all smothered on top of a tender chicken breast and baked to perfection. Inspired by one of Easy Family Recipe’s favorite restaurant dishes, this brings the flavors into a wholesome and filling dinner. Made easy with just a few ingredients and one dish, you will love how fast this meal can be prepped and into the oven.

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Whipped Avocado Smoked Salmon Mousse

Whipped Avocado Smoked Salmon Mousse by Chez Lereve Francais
Photo Credit: Chez Lereve Francais

This Smoked Salmon Mousse with Whipped Avocado is perfect as a starter or appetiser or, even better, served in shot glasses as an amuse bouche at a gathering.

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Easy Avocado Truffles

Easy Avocado Truffles by What The Fork
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These Easy Avocado Truffles are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth without having to indulge in unhealthy desserts. Plus they’re gluten free, dairy free, paleo, and vegan.

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Avocado Gelato

Avocado Gelato by J Cooking Odyssey
Photo Credit: J Cooking Odyssey

Avocado Gelato is a perfect summer dessert and treat that is bursting with flavours of avocado. It is eggless, rich and deliciously ultra-smooth. It is so easy to make, with minimal ingredients. Well, you might want to call it AVOLATO!

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Avocado Fries

Avocado Fries by Belly Rules The Mind
Photo Credit: Belly Rules The Mind

Air Fryer Vegan Avocado Fries with a homemade dipping sauce are the perfect appetizer, finger food, and snack. You and your family will love them because they are crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and packed with flavor. Perfect for serving up as a vegan , gluten free, and keto appetizer or for any party or gathering!

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Blueberry Avocado Pancakes

Blueberry Avocado Pancakes by Running to the Kitchen
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These Avocado Pancakes are packed with fresh blueberries, fluffy, thick and when topped with a poached egg, the perfect combination of savory and sweet.

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Avocado Flatbread

Avocado Flatbread by Cook with Kushi
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Avocado Flatbread, also popular as Indian avocado paratha, is a soft and easy-to-make bread recipe with six ingredients in less than 30 minutes. This simple avocado recipe is vegan, with no yeast, and 100 % whole wheat.

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Avocado Chutney

Avocado Chutney by Green Heart Love
Photo Credit: Green Heart Love

Avocado Chutney is a quick and easy sauce that’s ready in under 10 minutes! Use it on sandwiches and wraps, as a dip for pita bread, or on the side of samosas and pakora. Made from creamy avocados, fresh vegetables, and spices, this recipe will soon be a staple in your household!

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Spicy Avocado Hummus

Spicy Avocado Hummus by Cupcakes and Cutlery
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This Spicy Avocado Hummus recipe is a quick and easy recipe to make when you feel snacky! With protein and spice, this dip is satisfying and perfect to enjoy with veggies, tortilla or pita chips! Ready in minutes, you’ll love this yummy twist on a classic recipe.

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Fudgy Avocado Brownies

Fudgy Avocado Brownies by Frugal Mom Eh
Photo Credit: Frugal Mom Eh

These Fudgy Avocado Brownies with Avocado Frosting are an incredible gluten-free brownie, that is keto friendly too.

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Avocado Philly Cheesesteak

Avocado Philly Cheesesteak by Kimspired DIY
Photo Credit: Kimspired DIY

Are you looking for a quick and easy Keto recipe? Here is the BEST homemade low carb Philly cheesesteak idea! Yummy keto Philly cheesesteak avocado bowls are a great idea for a keto dinner or keto lunch. They are quick, easy and so tasty.

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding by Pass Me A Spoon
Photo Credit: Pass Me A Spoon

A creamy decadent Chocolate Pudding made with only four ingredients – avocados, maple syrup, cocoa powder, and salt. The perfect dessert (or breakfast!) that no one would guess is actually good for you.

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