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The Full Monty Salad (or Sandwich)

The Full Monty Salad (or Sandwich)

Author: Jessica Koslow

This recipe is based in part after the most popular sandwich at Sqirl, The Woodstock. The great thing is that this recipe is meant to be used as a salad you can fix easily and keep in your fridge—or to put between two toasty slices of bread. Either way, it’s delicious. Enjoy this dish knowing that you are getting more than 100% of your daily value of dietary fiber 121% DV, protein 134% DV and folate 190%, plus excellent sources of eight key nutrients including vitamin B1 (50% DV), B2 0.9 mg/70%, B3 29 mg/180%, B5 6 mg/120%, B6 1.6 mg/90%, C 60 mg/70% DV), E (35% DV), K 59 mcg/50% DV).

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Grilled Trout with California Avocado Watermelon Slaw and Green Goddess Dressing

Grilled Trout with California Avocado...

Author: Chef Brad Cecchi of Canon East

Get outside and fire up the grill! This grilled trout recipe takes full advantage of summer entertaining and the versatility of California Avocados. This dish provides a high potency of vitamin B3 with 16 mg or 100% DV (80% from the trout). Along with 86% DV protein, 32% DV dietary fiber and 35% DV potassium.

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Quinoa Crusted California Avocado Salad

Quinoa Crusted California Avocado Salad

Author: Chef Brad Cecchi of Canon East

Fried food can be a polarizing preference, but this method for making quinoa-crusted California Avocados and pairing them with a tangy tomato relish offers new textures, techniques and unexpected flavors. This avocado salad provides daily values of 43% dietary fiber, 20% potassium, 20% protein, 50% vitamin C, 45% folate, 10% vitamin A and 15% iron.

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California Avocado and Crab Flatbread with Garlic Aioli

California Avocado and Crab Flatbread with...

Author: Sam Zien of Not Not Tacos

This new perspective removes the traditional red sauce of a pizza with an unexpected twist. Through the succulent crab, punch of garlic aioli and the subtle nuttiness of California Avocados, this flatbread creates the perfect dish.

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Pearl Couscous with California Avocado and Crispy Tofu

Pearl Couscous with California Avocado and...

Author: Sam Zien of Not Not Tacos

Vegan-friendly and easy to make-ahead, this on-the-go Israeli-inspired salad serves well as an entrée or accompanying side dish.

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California Avocado and Lemon Crème Fraiche Soup

California Avocado and Lemon Crème Fraiche...

Author: Chef Mike Fagnoni

The bright flavors of homemade preserved lemon enhance the creamy texture of California Avocados in this chilled soup. Thanks to its unique preparation, this dish provides the perfect opportunity for any at-home chef to experiment with more complex cooking techniques. Serving family and friends deliciousness and good nutrition including four essential nutrients: 231 mg/25% DV vitamin A, 42 mg/45% DV vitamin C, 5 mg/35% DV vitamin E, 58 g/50% DV vitamin K along with 64% DV dietary fiber, 30% DV potassium and 20% DV protein.

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California Avocado and Roasted Beet Salad

California Avocado and Roasted Beet Salad

Author: Chef Mike Fagnoni

Using fresh and local produce like California Avocados alongside at-home pantry staples, this beautiful roasted beet salad can be prepared in under an hour. Easy and tasty aren’t the end of the story for this salad. It is packed with an excellent source of key nutrients including 70% DV vitamin C, 54% DV dietary fiber, 3 mg/60% DV vitamin B5, 0.5 mg/30% DV vitamin B6, and 20% DV potassium while also being cholesterol free.

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Seafood Ceviche with California Avocado Mousse and Pickled Onions

Seafood Ceviche with California Avocado...

Author: Chef Phillip Frankland Lee

Looking for an impressive and simple dish for your next party? This refreshing ceviche recipe with California Avocado can be made ahead for any occasion.

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California Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Tartare

California Avocado and Heirloom Tomato...

Author: Chef Phillip Frankland Lee

A classic tartare is one of the most recognized and celebrated seafood dishes due to its unlimited variations. This vegetarian recipe tests the imagination of the classic dish, while combining the boundless versatility of California Avocados.

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Chicken Adobo and California Avocado Fried Rice Topped with Pickled Vegetables

Chicken Adobo and California Avocado Fried...

Author: Chef Margarita Manzke

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Wild Berry Frozen Yogurt & California Avocado Lime Fudge Parfait

Wild Berry Frozen Yogurt & California...

Author: Kim Malek, Wiz Bang Bar

Enjoy California Avocados a sweeter way – Try this refreshing yogurt and fresh fruit parfait at home or entertaining guests of all ages.

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Crab Cake Sandwiches With California Avocado Remoulade

Crab Cake Sandwiches With California...

Author: Chef Ryan Lamon

Celebrate summer with crab cake sandwiches topped with fresh California Avocado Remoulade. Perfect for all the American Summer Holidays, the remoulade can also pull double duty to be served as a refreshing dip for veggies and chips, or to top tacos, burgers and more!

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Grilled BBQ Chicken Salad Stuffed California Avocados

Grilled BBQ Chicken Salad Stuffed...

Author: Chef Ryan Lamon

Beat the summer heat with these creamy, cool stuffed California Avocados that are perfect for backyard get-togethers and summer barbeques. Topped with tangy BBQ Chicken Salad, these stuffed California Avocados can easily be prepped ahead of time for easy party serving.

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California Avocado, Tofu and Brown Rice Noodles Salad

California Avocado, Tofu and Brown Rice...

Author: Michelle Dudash, RDN

This dish may very well become your warm weather go-to salad as a main or side dish. California Avocados add creaminess, fresh orange adds bright acidity and juicy sweetness, and toasted sesame seeds add a crunchy earthy taste. Nutritionally, this low-sodium salad is an excellent source of vitamin C (40% DV), vitamin K (30% DV) and dietary fiber (32% DV). For a gluten-free alternative, try gluten-free noodles and gluten-free soy sauce or tamari.

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Smoked Chicken and Baby Kale with Creamy California Avocado Dressing

Smoked Chicken and Baby Kale with Creamy...

Author: Chef Anthony Chin

Kale salad gets a cool California twist with creamy California Avocado dressing and fresh smoky California Avocado. Add smoked chicken that you’ve made in your own backyard, or store-bought rotisserie chicken, for a complete meal.

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Brisket Sandwich with Smoked California Avocado Relish

Brisket Sandwich with Smoked California...

Author: Chef Anthony Chin

Smoke like a pro and impress your friends with brisket sandwiches topped with a tangy and smoky California Avocado relish.

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Asian Brown Rice Noodle Salad with California Avocados

Asian Brown Rice Noodle Salad with...

Author: Michelle Dudash, RDN

This dish may very well become your warm weather go-to salad as a main or side dish. California Avocados add creaminess, fresh orange adds bright acidity and juicy sweetness, and toasted sesame seeds add a crunchy earthy taste. Nutritionally, this low-sodium salad is an excellent source of vitamin C (40% DV), vitamin K (30% DV) and dietary fiber (28% DV) and a good source of protein (10% DV). For a gluten-free alternative, try gluten-free noodles and gluten-free soy sauce or tamari.

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Grilled Al Pastor Marinated Yellowtail Tacos with Pineapple-Jalapeno Salsa & Lime-Marinated Californ

Grilled Al Pastor Marinated Yellowtail...

Author: Chef Christine Rivera

Traditionally Al Pastor style tacos are made with slow cooked pork. In this version we use a yellowtail jack available locally to pair with the ripe California avocados. The marriage of the traditional accompaniments with a modern twist will surely impress family and friends at any BBQ or dinner party.

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Smashed Avocado Tartine with Charred Green Garlic & Roasted Poblano

Smashed Avocado Tartine with Charred Green...

Author: Sam Goinsalvos

Locally baked sourdough bread and fresh California avocados pair together in this irresistible tartine that’s light enough for breakfast and hearty enough for lunch. Topped with vibrant charred green garlic and corn nuts for texture, this isn’t your average avocado toast.

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Grilled Tuna Taco with California Avocado Tzatziki

Grilled Tuna Taco with California Avocado...

Author: Jonathan Bautista

This recipe is a great rendition of the classic gyro we are used to. We incorporate a California spin using local yellowfin tuna instead of lamb or chicken making this a great addition to any spring and summer out door gathering. California Avocado is incorporated in a unique way, to achieve a balance of good fats, acidity, and bold Greek- inspired flavors in this taco.

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