Scrumptious Hass Avocado Salads

From simple to sumptuous, avocados add flair to any salad recipe. We have avocado salad recipes to suit any taste or occasion. Delight in our light salads like tangy Raspberry Avocado Salad recipe or our Tropical Salad recipe with Grilled Shrimp and Hass Avocado. We also have a collection of richer side dish salads like the Mason Jar Green Salad with avocado and a creamy dressing or stimulate your taste buds with the flavorful Hass Avocado Potato Salad recipe. Create your best salads with Hass Avocados; find ways to add them to your favorite fresh salad recipes or savor some of our avocado salad recipes below.
 
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Avocado Salad Dressing Recipes

Avocados add flavor and nutrients to avocado salads – and they can also help make some of the creamiest and best avocado salad dressings. Try our avocado salad dressing recipes below or find ways to mix avocados into your favorite homemade dressings as a satisfying addition to a reduced-calorie diet when eaten in place of other fats.

 
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Avocado Cilantro Pesto Vinaigrette
Serve on a fresh avocado salad or top grilled vegetables
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Avocado Ranch Dressing
Prepare as directed or create your own ranch recipe substituting avocados for other fats.
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Ginger Avocado Mustard Sauce
Intended as a topping for lamb, this zippy sauce also goes great drizzled on a beef or grilled chicken salad.
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Black Bean, Avocado and Corn Salsa
The fresh ingredients and vinaigrette dressing make this salsa a terrific topper for southwest inspired salads.
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Top Five Tips on How to Make Avocado Salad Amazing

  1. Save the best for last. Avocados can brown when exposed to the air, so let them be the last ingredient you add before serving to help keep them green for your presentation. Learn more about avocado storage.
  2. Sliced thinly or chopped? Avocados can be added in a variety of ways on salads. Chopped/cubed pieces work best in chunkier salads that include a lot of various textures, while avocado slices add flair to mainly leafy green salads. Get tips on how to cut avocados.
  3. Avocados can be used in your favorite creamy dressing recipes to not only make them smoother but also, they can be used as part of a reduced-calorie diet in place of other saturated fats.
  4. Avocados add more "wow" to any dish. When preparing salads for meals or as a vegetarian option at a dinner party, avocados can help make a plain green or pasta salad more substantial. Their rich texture moistens quinoa or bow tie pasta salads as well as adding good fats and nutrients to help make you feel satsified but not guilty.
  5. Use avocados to make food more engaging. Americans are encouraged to eat more fruits and vegetables because they contain a variety of essential nutrients. Eating more fruits and vegetables like avocados every day can help Americans meet their recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Avocados also help to make foods more colorful and dynamic in presentation with their bright green color. Learn more about the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.