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
  • Avocado BLT Salad
  • Avocado Boats
  • Avocado Gazpacho
  • Avocado Gelatin (Jell-O)
  • Avocado Grain Bowls
  • Avocado Honey Lime Ice Cream
  • Avocado Nachos
  • 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
  • Breakfast Quesadilla
  • Burger In Avocado “Buns”
  • Ceviche-Stuffed Avocado
  • Charred Avocado
  • 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
  • Sushi Donuts

  • Tuna & Avocado Sashimi Bowl
  • Wasabi Vinaigrette For Avocados
  • Watermelon Salad With Avocado
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    SEASONAL AVOCADO RECIPES

  • Avocado Christmas Tree
  • Halloween Deviled Eyeballs
  • Shamrock Avocado & Corned Beef Bites
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    [1] The avocado originated in Mesoamerica (photos #1 and #2 © Haas Avocado Board).


    [2] Add a wedge to everything from breakfast eggs to lunch salads to dinner mains.

    Grilled Avocados
    [3] Grilled avocados are a treat. Here’s how to grill them (photo © Rachel Matthews | California Avocado Commission).

    Ceviche Stuffed Avocado
    [4] One of our favorite recipes: avocado boat stuffed with ceviche (photo © Avocados From Mexico).

     

      

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