15 Avocado Recipes Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen Before, Because There's More To Life Than Guac

You know you love guacamole. You know you love avocado toast. What you maybe didn't know is that there is a whole, crazy world out there full of other unique avocado recipes begging to be made that you've never even considered — and Spoon University has rounded up the best ones for you right here. Make creamy hummus, decadent mousse, and flavorful pesto. Whip avocado up into a hearty breakfast smoothie that will keep you full for hours, or eat it on top of a bowl of otherwise boring pasta. Craving something sweet? Work your leftover avocado (like you even have leftovers) into a chocolatey, delicious dessert. Just know that with avocado on your side, you simply can't lose. Best friends for life? Yep, that's you and this green, creamy fruit. Happy cooking!

We're totally onboard the avocado train that eveeeryone's on right now. It's an insanely versatile fruit, and everyone is obsessed. You can do guac, truffles, or a smoothie with the 'cado as your base (not to mention way more!). If you're wanting to get more creative with avocado, we've got good news. Here are 15 new ways to prepare avocado in ways you may have never thought of.

1. Guacamole Hummus

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Two dips come together for a heavenly combo. Recipe here.

2. Grapefruit Salsa & Avocado Fish Tacos

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Nom. Make 'em like this.

3. Eggocado

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Yes, please. Recipe here.

4. Chocolate Mousse

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Yes, our favorite green is in there. Learn how here.

5. Avocado Pesto

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Genius. Make it like this.

6. Creamy Breakfast Smoothie

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Mmm, creamy. Recipe here.

7. Avocado Ice Cream

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Vanilla, shmanilla. Read more here.

8. Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

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Dayum. Recipe here.

9. Tuna Tartare with Avocado

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Go fish. Recipe here.

10. Avocado Ricotta Toast

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Awesome combo. Try it like this.

11. Avocado Pepper Salsa

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Gauc salsa hybrid, awwwww yeah. Recipe here.

12. Vegan Avocado Mango Smoothie

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Start your morning right with this recipe.

13. Avocado Matzoh Toast

Photo by Hannah Skiest

Passover or not, a little crunch with your 'cado is never a bad idea. Get it here.

14. Avocado Egg Salad

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One helluva lunch, amirite? Learn how here.

15. Pomegranate Guacamole

Photo by Amanda Shulman

Pretty pretty. Recipe here.

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