A healthy salad dressing with lots of fresh cilantro and creamy avocado. The silken tofu adds a protein boost and additional creaminess, which makes for a much healthier alternative to store-bought salad dressing.
Make the most of these wonderful, smooth and creamy fruits with these 40 delicious sweet and savoury vegan avocado recipes!
Savoury Vegan Avocado Recipes
1. Mediterranean Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Chickpeas and Tahini
Grilled avocado is stuffed with a fresh mixture of cucumber, tomato and crispy grilled chickpeas! A drizzle of tahini makes this a delicious, healthy and easy, vegan dinner!
2. Crispy Sweet Potato Wedges with Garlic Avocado Aioli
The combination of crispy wedges, which are crispy on the outside; soft and caramelised on the inside, and coated with sweet and spicy favour with the incredibly creamy garlic avocado aioli is truly scrumptious!
3. Panko Baked Avocado Tacos
Avocados: Do they get any better? Yes, yes they do. Especially when you roll them in spicy panko bread crumbs and bake them to crispy perfection!
4. Chilled Artichoke Avocado Spring Pea Soup with Healthy Prebiotic’s
This super creamy raw spring pea soup is loaded with healthy prebiotics, extra veggies, tons of flavour, and packed full of nourishment. A perfect gluten-free pea soup to spring clean your diet and start afresh.
5. Avocado Bean Burger
6. Crunchy Quinoa Crusted Avocado Fries & Dip
Crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside, these healthy gluten-free avocado fries are about to rock your world! They’re “breaded” using a quinoa loaf and hemp seeds, then baked until golden brown. Avocado fries are the perfect alternative to french fries and make a mouthwatering snack, especially served with a kale-infused white bean dip.
7. BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Avocado Slaw
No pulled ‘pork’ burger is complete with a healthy dollop of ‘slaw, and this vegan jackfruit version is no different! The creamy avocado slaw is the perfect accompaniment to the sweet, BBQ flavoured jackfruit in this truly tasty dish!
8. Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup
Basically, this is a bunch of springy fresh veg thrown into a blender and whirled till it is a smooth and creamy and strangely irresistible. And how gorgeous is that vibrant green colour too?! It’s sure to leave you glowing from the inside out!
9. Avocado Butter Mashed Potatoes
This recipe combines creamy mashed potatoes with dollops of avocado butter that melts right into the potatoes for a rich and healthy buttery avocado heaven flavour. These potatoes are light and fluffy, mildly avocado flavoured, comfort food to the max, and wonderfully delicious.
10. Roasted beetroot Fettuccine with Avocado Pesto
Topped off with homemade avocado pesto, this fettuccine doesn’t only make a delicious, flavoursome meal it also makes a kick-ass colour combination.
11. Avocado Pasta
The easiest, most unbelievably creamy avocado pasta that everyone will love. And it’ll be on your dinner table in just 20 min!
12. Cucumber, Tomato and Avocado Quinoa Salad
You only need a few simple ingredients to make this hearty salad, as the dressing is just a blend of lemon and olive oil tossed together and BAM. You’re done! This is one of those meals that comes together in a flash, and makes for awesome lunch leftovers the next day!
13. Sweet Potato Waffles with Avocado & Rocket
Serve up these sweet potato waffles for the ultimate Saturday brunch spread. Simply delicious topped with avocado and rocket, and just a hint of lime.
14. Nori Rolls with Cucumber and Avocado
Fresh, creamy, simple and beautiful. What more could you ask from these little rolls of deliciousness? They’re perfect for lunch and make a great, quick and simple snack too.
15. Toasted Avocado and Bean Pitas
These toasty avocado and bean pitas are perfect lunchbox fodder, and will keep you warm and full all day long!
16. Vegan Sushi
Get creative in the kitchen and roll your own delicious little sushi rolls, or ‘futomaki’.
Vegan Avocado Dips & Sauces
17. Avocado Lime Hummus
This fab hummus has all the flavours of guacamole and hummus, combined into one delicious and gluten-free dip in this avocado lime hummus!
18. Greek Guacamole
We couldn’t have an avocado recipe round-up without featuring everyone’s favourite; guacamole! This recipe swaps traditional guacamole ingredients–like lime and cilantro–for Mediterranean-friendly flavours–like lemon, sun-dried + fresh tomatoes, oregano + parsley, and kalamata olives, and the result is a savoury, extremely flavourful dip that’s like guacamole, but on a whole other level.
19. Chocolate Avocado Frosting
Does this frosting need any words? This is the creamiest frosting EVER, healthy or otherwise! It’s super creamy, super-rich, and full of chocolate flavour, and not too sweet. And did we mention you can make it in less than 5 minutes?
20. Raw Avocado Pesto
This is the freshest, tastiest pesto you could possibly imagine, and as it’s raw, the flavours really shine through!
21. Avocado Chocolate Sauce
Make your own smooth, creamy and decadent chocolate spread in just minutes. If you don’t tell, no one will ever know that it’s a mix of avocado and cacao powder!
22. Avocado Butter
Avocado butter is now a thing. One more time: Avocado. Butter. Avocado and coconut oil come together into a perfectly meltable and spreadable life-altering healthified concoction, that you’ll want to spread on everything!
23. Creamy Cilantro Avocado Dressing
24. Avocado Pesto
This update on classic pesto is lick-your-fingers good, and the texture of this spread is to die for. Avocado is the key to it being so divinely spreadable, and the lime and chives give it that extra depth of flavour. This avocado pesto is an easy way to please both the herbivores and carnivores in your life, especially if you serve it with some good bread.
25. Creamy Avocado Vinaigrette
The avocado in this dressing makes it so silky creamy that you’ll have a hard time believing there isn’t dairy in it. Use good olive oil and fresh, bright lemon juice and you’ll have a new house dressing.
26. Spicy Habanero Avocado Sauce
This Spicy Habanero Avocado Sauce is the perfect addition to SO many of your favourite meals. Use it as a topping, an ingredient when mixing, or even for dipping. If you love Sriracha, Tabasco, or chilli sauce, you will LOVE this Spicy Habanero Avocado Sauce!
Vegan avocado dessert recipes
27. Super Fudgy Chocolate Cake with Avocado Frosting
The smooth, creamy avocado frosting really is the icing on this wickedly moist and devilishly chocolatey cake!
28. Chocolate Hazelnut Avocado Mousse
This rich, creamy avocado pudding is like Nutella in mousse form, and it’s so healthy you can even eat it for breakfast if you’re feeling naughty. Go on, treat yourself!
29. Raw Avocado Slices
These raw avocado protein bars are the most nourishing and healthy plant-based protein dessert, and are loaded with ingredients that are so dang good for you! So don’t look further and make them now!
30. Fudgy Avocado Brownies with Chocolate Fudge Frosting
These brownies are like an antioxidant powerhouse, and the fudge frosting totally seals the deal. AND it’s full of healthy ingredients like maple syrup, coconut oil, cacao powder and dark chocolate to give you a nice little boost of energy too!
31. Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding
The great thing about this pudding – besides its immensely rich texture and chocolate flavour – is that it’s naturally sweetened with dates. And did we mention how rich and creamy it is? SO good!
32. Chocolate Avocado Truffles
A healthier truffle? Yes, it can be done! These chocolate avocado truffles are made with no cream – just chocolate and avocado!
33. Chocolate Orange Pudding
This chocolate orange avocado pudding is so rich, silky-smooth, decadent and creamy, nobody will ever believe it’s healthy! It’s the perfect recipe when a sudden chocolate craving hits, it only takes 2 minutes to make and requires no effort whatsoever. Dessert perfection!
34. Avocado Lime Popsicles
The combination of avocado, coconut, banana, and lime are the perfect tropical blend for a delicious and cooling summer treat.
35. Chocolate Beet Cupcakes with Chocolate Avocado Frosting
These deceptively healthy heavenly little bites of tastiness are made incredibly moist by the addition of the beetroot, and the avocado frosting is truly sublime!
36. Chocolate Brownies
These are perfectly fudgy, chewy, rich, and chocked full of chocolate. Plus they’re packed full of healthy ingredients like avocado and coconut oil. What more could you possibly want? Except for them to appear right in front of your eyes!
37. Healthy Avocado Chocolate Cookies
These are not your average cookies. These are softer and airier and more cloud-like than others. And insanely fudgy – yummy!
38. Key Lime Ice-Cream
Avocados make the creamiest, dreamiest, most scoopable vegan homemade ice cream that ever made your tongue’s acquaintance!
39. Avocado Chocolate Mousse
These mousses are made with a combination of healthy and delicious ingredients that come together to create a dense and rich mousse. The best thing about this recipe is that is super easy and can be made in 2 minutes. Just throw everything in the blender and mix until creamy.
40. Mint Chocolate Avocado Mousse
This lovely light and refreshing vegan mint chocolate avocado mousse is incredibly smooth and silky and is a great dessert option for those looking for a healthier sweet treat.
Since that episode of QI, it’s a question many of us have been faced with – are avocados vegan and should we ditch our avo on toast?
Here’s what you need to know about vegans and avocados.