8 Avocado Recipes (Besides Guacamole)

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More than guacamole

Though avocados are known best as the creamy main ingredient in guacamole, they are high in healthy monounsaturated fats and a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Sample our 8 ways to bite, nibble, and spoon up this fantastic fruit.

ALT (Avocado, Lettuce, and Tomato) Sandwiches

This vegetarian take on the BLT makes for a lighter, equally rich lunch. The heart-healthy fats from the avocados fill you up, while providing a creamy texture.

Ingredients: Fat-free mayonnaise, whole-grain bread, romaine lettuce, tomato, avocado, cucumber, Swiss cheese

Calories: 305

Try this recipe: ALT (Avocado, Lettuce, and Tomato) Sandwiches

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