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California Avocado Carbonara

Carbonara is a classic Italian dish made with eggs and bacon. You start by cooking bacon in olive oil with garlic. Cooked spaghetti is then tossed in the pan to absorb all of that flavorful fat. The pasta is then transferred to a bowl with eggs, cheese and pepper. As you stir the hot pasta, the eggs gently cook, forming a wonderfully rich sauce. Freshly chopped parsley finishes the dish.  In...

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California Avocado Ice Pops with Chocolate Magic Shell

California Avocado Ice Pops are a cool and refreshing treat, made with just a few ingredients. Simply blend together ripe avocados, sugar syrup, lime juice and salt, and that’s it! Transfer to your favorite ice pop molds, and freeze until solid. We’re taking things to the next level here with zig-zags of a homemade dark chocolate magic shell. The dark chocolate really brings out the...

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Chicken and Avocado Vietnamese Salad

When it’s hot out, how better to cool down than with a fresh summer salad? This dish pairs ripe California Avocados with bold Vietnamese flavors. Start with a mound of crunchy Napa cabbage topped with slices of grilled chicken, cubes of cool avocado and tangy pickled carrots and radish. Then drizzle over a punchy dressing made with fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, vinegar, garlic and...

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Bacon and Avocado Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are often thought of as an appetizer for cocktail or dinner parties; however, they can also be a tasty addition to any Sunday brunch spread. In this recipe, the creamy filling combines mashed up egg yolks, ripe California Avocados, mayo, crispy bacon, lime juice, cayenne pepper and cilantro. The avocado adds a pleasant nutty flavor to the filling while reducing the amount of mayo...

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