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California Avocado Toast with Quick Pickled Carrots and Radishes Recipe

Given the abundance of avocado groves found around California, it’s no surprise that avocado toast is one of our state’s most iconic dishes. In its simplest form, avocado toast is mashed avocado spread on a slice of toasted bread. Seasonings will often include just salt, pepper and lemon or lime juice. From there, you can really get creative. The rich, creamy base of grassy...

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Chilled Avocado & Roasted Poblano Soup

When it's hot out, chilled soups are a perfect lunch or light dinner when paired with a simple side salad. This Chilled Avocado & Roasted Poblano Soup is a pale green elixir infused with the complex and global flavors. Start with a whole poblano chile and halves of yellow onion sitting below a broiler until smoky and blackened. The charred aromatics are then cooled and blended with a ripe...

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Buffalo Turkey Ranch with California Avocado Ranch

Inspired by so many famous sandwiches from across the country, this recipe packs some serious flavor. A must-make for anyone who loves buffalo wings. Here’s how it stacks up: Bottom brioche bun Chopped turkey dressing in buffalo sauce Pepper Jack cheese Tomato Pickles Bacon Lettuce Avocado Ranch Top brioche bunWhen the club first debuted as a special at a local San Diego...

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Chorizo Burgers with Smashed California Avocado

Infused with deep spices and aromatics, fresh chorizo brings some major flavor to these pork burgers, making them a lively addition to your summer grilling lineup. Ripe California Avocados are smashed with mayo, lime, cilantro, salt and pepper to form a rich, chunky topping that cools some of the chorizo heat. Pickled red onions add a hit of acid while crumbles of cotija provide pops of salt...

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