Not Guac: 10 Surprising Ways to Eat an Avocado

10 Surprising Ways to Eat an Avocado, via Babble.com
Avocados have experienced a surge in popularity in the U.S. in recent years, both because of a new appreciation for their health benefits and an expanded interest in authentic Mexican cooking. Avocados were first cultivated in what is now Mexico and their use in Mexican cuisine, especially guacamole, remains most Americans’ primary association with the fruit. But across the globe, avocado is used in a wide variety of dishes, both sweet and savory. Its mild flavor allows it to blend well with everything from chocolate to hot sauce, while its rich, creamy texture lends dishes a decadent feel, even when they’re actually quite healthy. So get into your kitchen and start experimenting! Here are 10 recipes that use avocados in unexpected ways to serve as a jumping off point.

nggallery id=’120964′

Image: Kathy Patalsky

More from Brooklyn Supper on Babble:
13 Simple, Stress-Free Ways to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Foods

Baby Food Gets Lively: Spiced Moroccan Carrots
10 Easy Ways to Green Your Kitchen (And Save Money Doing It!)

Read more from Elizabeth and Brian on Brooklyn Supper.
Follow Brooklyn Supper on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
Don’t miss the latest from The Family Kitchen Like Us on Facebook!
We’re pinning — are you? Follow Brooklyn Supper on Pinterest!

Tagged as: ,

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Learn More.