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You & Me & Avocado Makes Three: Recipes for Date Night

Date Night Recipes

There’s no better way to show your special someone how much you care than with a romantic, homemade dinner. To make it a truly special night, and one you and your date will never forget, invite everyone’s favorite nutritious third wheel: Avocados From Mexico.

Whether you’re celebrating an important anniversary or just looking for an excuse for a weeknight date, adding avocado to the menu is a guaranteed way to add some thrill to your romance.

From appetizers to dessert, peruse these romantic avocado recipes to get started in crafting your own three-course meal.

Appetizer Course

Avocado Bruschetta with Feta

Some of the most romantic evenings begin with bruschetta, and this one is topped with a delightful mix of avocado and tomato for a unique flavor and brightness. Serve to candlelight and enjoy a lovely beginning to your romantic meal.

Crostini with Whipped Goat Cheese, Pear Chutney Guacamole, and Crispy Prosciutto

This exceptional crostini recipe is a delicious way to start off any date night. Savory goat cheese and a slightly sweet pear guacamole are served with a topping of crisp prosciutto to balance it all out. Pair with amorous violin music for best results.

Cantaloupe with Avocado and Prosciutto

Sweet meets savory in this charming appetizer, combining juicy cantaloupe, fresh mint leaves, salty prosciutto, and nutty avocado. Drizzle with a balsamic glaze to start off the night with hint of extra sweetness.

Related: For another simple yet classy appetizer, arrange a beautiful avocado and cheese board by following this guide.

Main Course

Cheesy Avocado Risotto with Shrimp

This singular risotto recipe is bursting with flavor and color, thanks to rich avocado, garlic, shrimp, and arborio rice. Uncork some extra romance with a bottle of chardonnay, the perfect pairing to creamy avocado and seafood risotto.

Red Snapper Grilled with Dressing of Yogurt and Avocado

Bring out your inner grill skills with this delicious red snapper, grilled and then topped with a flavorful drizzle of yogurt and avocado dressing. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with a flourish and impress your date with your style.

Spare Ribs with Minced Sauce

To really class things up on date night, try these spare ribs, seasoned with lemon and pepper and topped with a sauce of fresh tomatoes, ripe avocado, chiles serranos, onion, and cilantro. Light some candles and enjoy your homemade cuisine with a glass of red wine to compliment the avocado and savory ribs.


Lime Meringue with Avocado Mascarpone Cream

When the candles have burned down to waxy stubs, that’s the signal to serve dessert — these lime meringues sandwiched by a stunning cream of mascarpone and avocado offer the perfect end to your lovely evening in.

Café de Olla Cheesecake with Avocado

Plan ahead of time to make this delicious homemade cheesecake, which uses sweetened condensed milk and avocado for a delicious filling, alongside a caffeinated topping of café de olla. Really, what could be more romantic than homemade cheesecake?

Berry Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Dim the lights and top off the wine glasses one last time before enjoying this mousse, which combines creamy avocado with cocoa and berries for a delightful touch of decadent sweetness.

If you end up with leftover avocado at the end of the night, use it for avocado toast the next morning by storing it the right way.

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By Avocados From Mexico March 03, 2020

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