3 delicious salads that you can prepare with avocado

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3 delicious salads that you can prepare with avocado

Avocado is not only useful in the kitchen to prepare the classic guacamole known in Mexico, it can also be prepare delicious salads with avocado and give your body an excellent source of healthy fats.

If you want to get the most out of this fruit full of healthy fats, try these recipes that are as simple as they are delicious.

Assorted salads with avocado

We love guacamole –in fact, we are going to give you a light version of this Mexican recipe– but avocado is an ingredient that goes very well in many preparations. Do you want ideas?

1. Avocado and orange salad

If you are looking for a nutritious salad, not too heavy but very refreshing, try this one with avocado and oranges. It will make you fall in love


  1. 3 endives.
  2. 1 red endive.
  3. 3 medium oranges.
  4. 2 avocados to the point.
  5. 30 g of pitted raisins.
  6. 1 lemon.
  7. 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  8. 1 skimmed yogurt.
  9. 1 sprig of coriander.
  10. Pepper and salt.

Here you have a delicious and refreshing avocado and orange salad, a vegetarian recipe and very easy to make, which only requires 15 minutes of preparation.

A salad that, although it is not very light (it has 386 calories per serving), all its fats are healthy, and it gives you everything you need to face a day with energy.


  1. Prepare the oranges: First, remove the skin from one of the oranges with the help of a peeler, avoiding the white part, and cut into very fine julienne strips and set aside. Of the other two, remove the ends and peel them completely on a board with the help of a long and flexible knife, leaving the pulp exposed, without the white layer. And then, take out the segments and reserve them too.
  2. Prepare the avocados. First of all, cut the avocados in half lengthwise, bordering the central bone, and empty them with the help of a spoon. And then, cut them into slices and reserve them sprinkled with lemon juice.
  3. Prepare the rest of the ingredients. If the raisins are very dry, you can soak them in a little orange juice. And wash the endives, remove their base, cut them in half, and cut them into thick julienne strips.
  4. Make the dressing. Blanch the orange peel that you had julienned in boiling water for half a minute, and cool. Once scalded and cooled, sprinkle it with a splash of lemon juice, and mix it with some chopped coriander leaves and olive oil, a touch of salt and pepper and the skimmed yogurt.
  5. Assemble the plate and serve. You just have to mix the endives with the raisins, the avocado slices and the orange segments, and as an accompaniment the orange and yogurt dressing in a bowl, so that everyone can put the amount they want.

2. Avocado and red fruit salad with orange sauce

If you want to bring spring to your table, try this delicious 100% vegan salad full of nutrients and vitamins. An explosion of color and flavor.


  1. 1 avocado
  2. 2 cups baby spinach
  3. 2 cups of mixture of mallow and basil leaves, and beet and chard sprouts
  4. 8 strawberries
  5. 16 strawberries
  6. 12 cherry tomatoes
  7. 1 tablespoon peeled hemp seeds
  8. 1 lemon
  9. 1 orange
  10. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  11. 1 medjool date, seeded
  12. Salt and pepper
  13. 1 tablespoon of poppy seeds

There are endless salads, but none as colorful and spring-like as our avocado and red fruit salad with orange sauce. A super easy dish to make that is not only vegetarian, but also 100% vegan (with no trace of ingredients of animal origin), and packed with nutrients and vitamins.

Instructions :

  1. Make the orange sauce. Squeeze the lemon and reserve half the juice. Squeeze the orange, and mix its juice with the remaining lemon, the oil, the date and a touch of salt and pepper. Beat everything with the help of a mixer until you get a smooth mixture. And finally add the poppy seeds.
  2. Prepare the avocado and red fruits. Peel and cut the avocado into cubes of about 2 cm and pour the lemon juice that you had reserved so that they do not oxidize. Wash the strawberries and cherry tomatoes and cut them into halves. And wash the strawberries.
    Assemble the salad. In a salad bowl, arrange the spinach and the rest of the leaves, making sure they are well mixed. Add the red fruits, the avocado cubes, the hemp seeds, and a touch of the orange sauce. And put the rest in a bowl in case anyone wants more.

3. Egg stuffed with avocado and ham

An easy, economical, highly nutritious dish that is different from the classic stuffed egg; with ham, instead of tuna, and avocado, instead of bell pepper.


  • 8 medium eggs.
  • 100 g of mayonnaise.
  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard.
  • 150 g of sliced ​​Serrano ham.
  • Fresh parsley.
  • ½ avocado.
  • 1 lemon.
  • Salt.

Whenever stuffed eggs are mentioned, they are very often associated with the typical egg stuffed with tuna and mayonnaise. But there are endless possibilities beyond tuna. Like, for example, changing it for ham as the main ingredient of the filling and adding avocado as a decoration instead of the classic pepper strips. An easy, cheap and different recipe that you can have ready in about 40 minutes or so. Do you dare to try it?


  1. Reserve part of the parsley to decorate and wash, dry and chop the rest.
  2. Put a pot with water on the fire and, when it boils, add the eggs. Cook them for 10 minutes and then let them cool in ice cold water.
  3. Peel them and cut them in half lengthwise. Separate the yolks from the whites being careful not to break them.
  4. Chop the Serrano ham, reserving two slices to make a crisp.
  5. Mix the egg yolks with the finely chopped ham in a bowl. Then add the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard and chopped parsley.
  6. Bake the reserved slices of ham for about 10 minutes at 180ºC. Then flip them over and bake for another 5 minutes. Remove, let cool and chop each slice into 8 pieces.
  7. Squeeze the lemon. Peel the avocado, cut into slices and sprinkle with the juice.
  8. Fill the egg white with the yolk mixture and spread the avocado and crispy ham over them.
  9. Finally, decorate with the remaining fresh parsley.

Get a more complete plate:

If you want a more complete recipe and to be served, for example, as a single dish, you can serve the deviled egg on a bed of salad shoots. Thus, to the high nutritional power of the egg, ham and avocado –very rich in proteins and vitamins– you add a plus of fiber.

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