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9 Eye-Popping Avocado Appetizers

Here are nine of our very favorite appetizer recipes starring glorious avocados -- the non guacamole edition, that is. We love 'em as quick snacks, as impressive party appetizers, and sometimes as simple healthy lunches.

1. Avocado and Tuna Tapas

"A light, healthy tapa that goes best with crisp white wines and crunchy bread. Try experimenting with a variety of different vegetables, spices, and vinegars." -- La Cocina de Redondita

Avocado and Tuna Tapas

Photo by bd.weld

2. Creamy Avocado Egg Salad

"A new twist on regular egg salad! This is so good and I am always asked for the recipe. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do! Serve on lettuce leaves or your favorite cracker." -- tracy918

Creamy Avocado Egg Salad

Photo by bd.weld


Related: Your Guide To Making The Best Guacamole Ever


3. Mexi-Chicken Avocado Cups

Fresh and healthy, with simple flavor from cilantro, lime, and chili powder.

Mexi-Chicken Avocado Cups

Photo by bd.weld

4. Avocado Basil Cucumber Bites

"Refreshing, healthy, and so-tasty appetizer that takes just minutes to prepare but looks exotic." -- amoli

Avocado Basil Cucumber Bites

Photo by Soup Loving Nicole


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5. Avocado Fries With Sriracha Garlic Dip

Crunchy on the outside, creamy on the inside, dip it in the zesty sauce for an all-in-one flavor explosion.

Avocado Fries With Sriracha Garlic Dip

Photo by Christina

6. Mexican Pizza I

"Corn tortillas topped with beans, beef, sliced avocado, and all the delicious taco toppings you can imagine!" -- suesue

Mexican Pizza I

Photo by CookinBug


Related: 22 Avocado Recipes To Beat Back Bad Cholesterol


7. Paleo Baked Eggs in Avocado

"The contrast between the soft and fresh avocado and the creaminess of a poached egg is brilliant. Good thing is it's also very healthy and satisfying." -- NYJEN

Paleo Baked Eggs in Avocado

Photo by bd.weld

8. Avocado and Black Bean Dip

"Very clean and simple, but still very tasty. Turned out great!" -- jmb275

Avocado and Black Bean Dip

Photo by Jennifer Baker

9. Egg-Style Avocado Salad Sandwiches

"An egg salad sandwich without the eggs." -- TheSavageGourmet

Egg-Style Avocado Salad Sandwiches

Photo by bd.weld


Hungry for more? Explore our collection of Avocado Recipes. Or check out our complete collection of Appetizer Recipes.


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