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Kitchen Tip: 3 Unique Ways to Use an Avocado

Kitchen Tip: 3 Unique Ways to Use an Avocado

Ingredients

Baked Avocado Egg

  • 2 seeded avocados
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped, crisp, cooked bacon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • salt and pepper to taste

Smoothie:

  • 1 peeled, seeded avocado
  • 1 cup of fresh kale leaves
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 ½ cups vanilla soy or almond milk
  • ½ cup of ice cubes

Chocolate Avocado Bread:

  • 1 seeded, peeled and mashed avocado
  • 1 cup of gluten-free flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • ¾ cup melted bittersweet chocolate

Instructions

For the Baked Avocado Eggs:

1. Scoop out ½” around where the seed of the avocado was and place the avocados on a sheet tray.

2. Add a raw egg to the center of avocado and bake at 425° for 10 minutes.

3. Garnish the eggs with shredded cheese, chopped bacon, chives, salt and pepper and serve.

For the Smoothie:

1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend on high until smooth.

2. Serve in a glass.

For the Chocolate Avocado Bread:

1. Preheat the oven to 375°.

2. Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and mix until combined.

3. Transfer to a 9×4 prepared loaf pan and evenly spread out until smoothed out. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Cook to room temperature, slice and serve.

By Chef Billy Parisi
Chef Billy Parisi is a culinary school grad who spent 15 years in the restaurant industry as a line cook, sous chef and executive chef. Now he develops, photographs and films simple and delicious recipes that will make everyone feel like a chef in their own kitchen.

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