5 Colorful Vegan Avocado Recipes

We’ve gathered our best vegan avocado recipes and assembled this collection of the most fantastic five. Each recipe is a delicious combo of fruits, veggies, grains, and greens that fit perfectly in a vegan lifestyle. And with flavors from all across the spectrum, there is something here for everyone.

To get started, learn the best ways to pick, store, and slice avocados. Then dive headfirst into this rainbow of color, flavor, and avocado.

Related: You won’t disappoint anyone, vegan or otherwise, with these plant-based guacamole recipes.

5 Vegan Avocado Recipes

  • Avocado Rainbow Roll-Ups

    Perfect for packed lunches, snacks on the go, or appetizers at a get-together, these bite-sized pinwheels are the perfect way to eat the rainbow. Rich hummus is your spread, uniting crisp red cabbage, carrot, sweet bell pepper and creamy avocado in a blanket of flavor. It’s all wrapped snuggly inside a spinach tortilla — it looks almost too good to eat!

  • Sicilian Citrus & Avocado Salad

    This is no ordinary salad — in fact, it’s extraordinary. Sweet, tangy blood orange complements the umami goodness of avocado while blending seamlessly with arugula and red onion. Finally, top it off with succulent pomegranate arils and crunchy, toasted pumpkin seeds. Orange you glad you discovered this vegan avocado recipe?

  • Black Bean Lettuce Cups

    Simple and delicious, these cute lettuce cups taste like pure happ-bean-ness. An easily assembled dish, this recipe is inspired by Mexican American cuisine, featuring cilantro lime rice, sweet corn, smooth avocados, and black beans. Lettuce just say it’s an instant classic.

  • Avocado Beet Salad

    Ideal for entertaining, this salad is as delicious as it is beautiful. Cubed avocado and beets are dressed to the nines and carried in on a leafy bed of lettuce. The best part: For minimal prep time, this recipe packs a mighty helping of flavor. You can’t beet that.

  • Vegan Avocado Breakfast Tacos

    Let’s break it down: A spicy hot tofu and mushroom mix takes center stage on a corn tortilla. Along comes a spoonful of avocado salsa to top it all off. Whether you’re vegan or not, you have to admit that this recipe is something to taco ‘bout.

Looking for more fun with our favorite green fruit? Check out our extensive recipe page for more mealtime magic.

By Barbara Ruhs, MD, RDN March 29, 2021

An avid avocado-eater and guacamole-lover, Barb is the Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist for Avocados From Mexico and former sports nutritionist for Harvard University. Her philosophy on food is simple: Enjoy what you eat, prepare food with love, and add avocados to everything! 

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