Mesoamericans “discovered” the avocado, which had grown there for perhaps 50 million years. They called it ahuacatl, ah-hwa-CA-tay, which the Spanish conquistadors transcribed to aguacate. Archaeologists have found evidence of avocado consumption that dates back almost 10,000. Initially, people simply gathered wild avocados. Mesoamerican tribes such as the Olmec and the
Here’s more history of the avocado.
What’s your favorite recipe with avocados? Whatever it may be, check out these…
40 MORE AVOCADO RECIPES
We’ve omitted guacamole, which has its own holiday: National Guacamole Day, November 14th. Check out these guacamole recipe ideas plus a guacamole party bar and guacamole garnishes.
> How to pick a ripe avocado.
>How to ripen avocados quickly.
Once you have a ripe one, take a bite of:
Avocado & Sour Cream On Peasant Bread Toast
Avocado BLT Salad
Avocado Gelatin (Jell-O)
Avocado Grain Bowls
Avocado Honey Lime Ice Cream
Avocado Salsa Recipes
Avocado Summer Rolls
Avocado Toast Recipes
Avocado Toast With Salsa
Baked Avocado & Feta Wontons
Baked Avocado Fries
Bean & Corn Salsa Avocado Boat
BLAT Eggs Benedict (BLT+Avocado)
BLT Slaw With Avocado & Blue Cheese
Burger In Avocado “Buns”
Chicken Tacos With Avocado Salsa
Chicken Tostadas With Diced Avocados
Crab, Mango & Avocado Salad
Curried Chicken & Avocado Salad Sandwiches
DIY Grilled Avocado Party Bar
Goat Cheese, Avocado & Grapefruit Crostini
Ham, Eggs & Avocado Omelet
Ladybugs On A Stick
Savory Nacho Cheesecake With Avocado Garnish
Southwestern Salad In An Avocado Boat
Spice-Seared Tofu with Avocado, Beets & Cucumbers
Spicy Avocado & Shrimp Cocktail
Strawberry Avocado Smoothie
Tuna & Avocado Sashimi Bowl
Wasabi Vinaigrette For Avocados
Watermelon Salad With Avocado
Avocado Christmas Tree
Halloween Deviled Eyeballs
Shamrock Avocado & Corned Beef Bites
SEASONAL AVOCADO RECIPES
 The avocado originated in Mesoamerica (photos #1 and #2 © Haas Avocado Board).
 Add a wedge to everything from breakfast eggs to lunch salads to dinner mains.
 Grilled avocados are a treat. Here’s how to grill them (photo © Rachel Matthews | California Avocado Commission).
 One of our favorite recipes: avocado boat stuffed with ceviche (photo © Avocados From Mexico).
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