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Use for mashed avocado (besides guacamole)

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Got a really good deal on bulk avocados, so I smooshed a bunch of ripe ones (sans rinds) in ziploc bags and froze them.

We don't eat chips or bread; can you recommend a recipe to use mashed avocado?

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  1. Take a slice of sliced deli turkey and spread it with mashed avocado. Add some chopped tomatoes or onions if you'd like. Roll up. I sometimes eat a few of these for breakfast.

    1. avocado rice is really good - that's what I do with ripe need used ones - a little lemon/Lime/Cilantro S&P great side for BBQ chicken

      do you have an icecream maker? Avocado icecream is surprisingly amazing

      1. On taco salad, in lettuce wraps, as a condiment on tuna salad/ salmon salad/ chicken salad, in smoothies.

        1. Ditto to what nofunlatte said. Mashed avocado is great on ripe tomatoes and a slice of cheese, too, if you don't eat much meat.

          Also, there are lots of recipes for chocolate-avocado pudding on line. Some call for bananas and/or coconut milk, but we just use avocado, cocoa powder, a sweetener, splash of vanilla, and water. It's really quite rich and delicious.

          And you could always stir some into a batch of mac and cheese or potato salad, or add to a smoothie.

          1. You can use mashed avocado to sub for all or part of the mayo in lots of recipes, like egg or chicken salad, or where you might use some egg or dairy as a binder and moisture-giver, like meatballs, meatloaf, bean, turkey or salmon burgers, cornbread, etc.

            A nice cool sauce for fish or poultry is avocado blended with yogurt and fresh herbs (and a little mayo if you want it less tangy).

            It's also good in in cold blender soups like gazpacho.

            If you eat pasta, this is a great quick recipe: http://ohsheglows.com/2011/01/31/15-m...

            I also like to scramble eggs with tomatoes, scallions and sometimes a little cheddar cheese and/or cilantro, and to stir some mashed avocado in once it's cooked. It's good as an omelet filling, too.

            And, last, if you really have a lot, you might want to give avocado ice cream a try: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/al...

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            1. re: ninrn

              I bookmarked the avocado sauce from ohsheglows. I think I'll make it with zucchini "pasta." Thanks!

              1. re: MrsJonesey

                That ohsheglows avocado sauce is UH-maaayyyzing!! On everything. Anything. Recommend x 1000

                1. re: Ttrockwood

                  Now that is a glowing endorsement! What all have you used it on?

                  1. re: MrsJonesey

                    Zucchini noodles, salad, roasted veggies, sandwiches, as a dip for raw veggies, a glob ontop of a stew or soup, instead of mayo for eggless salad, on quinoa..... Kinda anything i think of when i have it on hand! :)

            2. I make salad dressing by mixing it with lemon juice and seasonings and a bit of water and/or oil to get the desired consistency.

              1. for breakfast: smashed avocado on toast, with a sprinkle of sea salt

                1. Desserts. They are fabulous with chocolate, like here:

                  http://food52.com/recipes/17956-avoca...

                  1. Avocado is great massaged into kale or other hearty greens with lemon juice and salt, it turns into a dressing for the greens and also makes them more tender.

                    Avocado is also a great ingredient for salad dressing- just blitz together with cilantro, lemon juice, a bit of salt, and maybe a splash of water depending on how thick you like it. Also use on grilled or baked fish or chicken, veggies, etc.

                        1. Soup!

                          Avocado, chicken stock, a tiny bit of garlic, lime juice, pureed and served cold.

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                          1. I add olive oil and some lemon or lime and whatever herbs you have, maybe some garlic and sliced cherry tomatoes and toss with some pasta.

                              1. Goes well with tinned seafood like sardines and such. Cuts through the fishiness.

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                                1. re: scubadoo97

                                  Bittman's thing, on toast. Smoked oysters, instead of sardines, if you like them.

                                2. Gourmet had a test kitchen challenge where two of their cooks had to produce one sweet ad one savoury dish using avocado. They came up with some pretty cool stuff. http://www.gourmet.com/food/testkitch...

                                  1. So how well do avocados survive in the freezer?

                                    This might be better using fresh, but I love putting smooshed avocado on Trader Joe's vanilla frozen yogurt.

                                    1. My friend's dad from Philippines used to make Avocado Smoothie.

                                      Really good!

                                      http://www.manilaspoon.com/2012/07/av...

                                      Not sure if this is the exact recipe but something like this!