Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Minty Avocado Christmas Cookies

Best known in the Southwest, avocado cookies are becoming more popular now that avocados are available year-round. These minty cookies are tasty, especially during the holidays. —Pat Dazis, Charlotte, North Carolina

Avocado-Lime Ranch Dressing

3 reviews

This avocado lime ranch dressing is a Chick-fil-A copycat recipe. This version has no sugar added, is half the calories...


Air-Fryer Avocado Fries

Avocados just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy air-fryer avocado fries are for those who are...


Seared Scallops with Polenta and Avocado Cream

This seared scallops with polenta is a really impressive dish. It's beautiful but simple and a wonderful dinner party entree....


Pomegranate Guacamole with Feta Cheese

Want to add a little festive flair to your dip? Try this pomegranate guacamole. Since the cheese is so briny,...

Apple Guacamole with White Onion

There’s nothing wrong with keeping your guac on the simple side. Topping your bowl with chunks of fresh apple and...


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Blue Cheese Guacamole with Toasted Almonds

Blue cheese is a surefire way to add flavor to any dish. And toasted almonds are the perfect way to...

Habanero and Mango Guacamole

For the ultimate sweet-spicy combo, pair mango guacamole with fresh habanero chili peppers. Depending on your preferences, you can control...


Grilled Chicken Guacamole with Cherry Tomatoes

Watching your carb intake? Then you’ve got to try this grilled chicken guacamole. Simple ingredients turn a snack into a...


Pine Nut and Basil Guacamole

Guacamole is typically a Mexican dish, but that doesn’t mean you can't try to make it with other global flavors....


Jicama and Pineapple Guacamole

If you’re a fan of chunky pineapple guacamole, then this combo is for you. Crunchy diced jicama and juicy fruit...

Cajun Shrimp Guacamole with Red Pepper

Turn your snack into a mini meal with the addition of Cajun shrimp and red pepper. This shrimp guacamole has...


Radish and Mandarin Orange Guacamole

Radishes are often overlooked as a salad garnish, but their bright, crisp flavor is a welcome addition to many dishes,...


Bacon Guacamole with Cotija Cheese

Take your game-day snack to a new level with this bacon guacamole. The bacon adds crisp, rich texture, while the...


Black Bean and Corn Guacamole

1 review

Head to any Mexican restaurant and we guarantee you’ll see this combo on the menu. The bright colors and contrasting...


Crunchy Chili Lime Shrimp

8 reviews

Easy, quick and family friendly, this chili lime shrimp recipe is dairy free and comes together in about 30 minutes....

Air-Fryer Steak Fajitas

1 review

Zesty salsa and tender strips of meat make these air-fryer steak fajitas extra special. —Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah


California Chicken Club Pizza

Inspired by the California Club pizza from California Pizza Kitchen, I decided to whip up my own version. It's loaded...


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62 Cinco de Mayo Dips, Salsas and Guacs

Dip into our richest Cinco de Mayo dips, freshest salsas and creamiest guacamoles.


Strawberry-Avocado Tossed Salad

4 reviews

Delicious and beautiful! Strawberries and avocado on top of romaine drizzled with a honey vinaigrette dressing. Perfect with a grilled...


Chicken with Peach-Avocado Salsa

1 review

This super fresh dinner is pure summer—juicy peaches, creamy avocado, grilled chicken and a kick of hot sauce and lime....


Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

6 reviews

I have rheumatoid arthritis, and I follow a special diet to help manage the symptoms. This avocado mousse is simple...


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50 Amazing Avocado Recipes You Need to Try

Our favorite creamy, green fruit isn't just for guacamole anymore. Try these refreshing avocado recipes for pasta, sandwiches, scrambled eggs...


Peachy Jalapeno Guacamole

Fresh jalapenos and summer-ripe peaches give this creamy guacamole so much flavor. It's got a little kick, but I love...


Fresh Shrimp and Avocado Nachos

1 review

I'm a fan of shrimp, and my family loves nachos. When I combined those favorites and added fresh avocado, the...

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Avocado Gyro Burgers

This is the best burger I have ever created. The moist, seasoned burger with Greek-style cucumber sauce makes it seem...


Chipotle Pork Tenderloins

1 review

From Priscilla Gilbert of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida: “This pork tenderloin beats all at a cookout! The recipe came from...


Cumin Rice with Avocado

4 reviews

Cumin, picante sauce and avocado do a terrific job of perking up rice in this any-day side dish. —Margaret Allen,...


Grilled Guacamole

If you’re a guacamole lover, try this fun grilled version that has a smoky flavor. The veggies tend to darken...


Guacamole Shrimp Appetizers

2 reviews

I wanted something different than a cheese-based appetizer. That's what you'll have in this fresh and flavorful snack. s for...


Grilled Mango & Avocado Salad

A big hit with my family, this light salad is so easy to make! The healthy option of mango and...