Last Updated on October 7, 2021
Who doesn’t love avocados? Their buttery texture and unique taste make them super versatile; go ahead and try to think of a recipe that couldn’t benefit from a little bit of avocado! This list of avocado appetizers contains nearly every type of taste for every type of picky eater. You’re guaranteed to find the perfect recipe that the whole family can enjoy!
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1. Avocado Crack Dip
Avocado crack dip is like guacamole, except way better. In fact, you might want to make a double batch, because this dip is sure to be gone as soon as it hits the table! Additionally, the recipe includes feta cheese, which I thought was super interesting. Furthermore, you can even substitute the feta cheese with cottage cheese, if feta cheese has too strong of a taste for you! Find it here on Listotic.
2. Avocado Cucumber Shrimp Appetizers
Avocado, cucumber, and shrimp may seem like an odd pairing, but don’t knock it until you try it! These bite-size appetizers are sure to be gone in seconds at your next party. Furthermore, they’re safe for most diets, including (but not limited to) keto, gluten free, low carb, grain free, and paleo. Additionally, they’re quite easy to make! Check them out over at Natasha’s Kitchen.
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3. Basil Pesto Avocado Cream Sauce
The possibilities are truly endless with this avocado cream sauce; you could serve it on a plate at a party with tortilla chips, veggies, toast, pita bread, and pretty much whatever else you can think of. Furthermore, you can also pair it with grilled chicken, sandwiches, or even toss it with pasta. Find it here on Listotic.
4. Crab Avocado Appetizer Stack
Something about avocado and seafood just goes together, huh? If you’re looking for something a little more classy, or something you can make for a smaller group, then this crab avocado appetizer stack is for you. I would definitely at least try making this recipe, even if it seems a bit intimidating! The results are amazing. Find it over on Celebrations at Home.
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5. Avocado Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes
These avocado pesto stuffed tomatoes are so simple, and they’re so easy to make. They’re reminiscent of stuffed mushrooms or deviled eggs, except you can eat these without all the guilt! These bite-sized appetizers are low calorie and gluten-free. Furthermore, they only require six simple ingredients, making this recipe super simple and easy. Find it over on Better Homes & Gardens.
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6. Bacon Wrapped Avocado
Avocado AND bacon? What more could anyone want? In addition to being tasty, this recipe is also low carb and compliant to most diets, like gluten-free and paleo, to name a few. Doesn’t this recipe sound perfect for your next cookout? Find out how to make them over at A Spicy Perspective.
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7. Avocado Fries
I guess you really can fry everything, huh? These avocado fries are the perfect finger food appetizer for your next get together! They’re sure to be gone in seconds. Furthermore, they’re super simple to make! Find out how over on Dinner at the Zoo.
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8. Prosciutto Wrapped Avocado
Avocados have never seemed this tasty. Something about avocados put together with savory flavors just fits. Additionally, these prosciutto wrapped avocados are super easy to make with only three ingredients. Furthermore, they only take about 10 minutes to throw together! Bring these to your next potluck and watch them disappear within minutes. Everyone will want to know where you got this recipe! Find it over on Platings and Pairings.
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9. Oaxacan Avocado Jicama Appetizer
This Mexican-esque recipe is perfect for your next get together. Furthermore, it’s reminiscent of crackers and ceviche or salsa, except much healthier, with the cracker part actually being a thin slice of jicama, a Mexican root vegetable; the topping is a mixture of avocados, mangoes, green onions, and much more. Put these on a platter and watch them disappear within seconds! Their spicy kick will be sure to charm your friends and family. Get the recipe here!
10. Shrimp Stuffed Avocado
These cute little stuffed avocados are sure to become a staple in your kitchen. They’re stuffed with shrimp, a mixture of mayonnaise and ketchup, parsley, and of course avocado. Furthermore, there's only five ingredients and they’re super quick and easy to make. Find the recipe over on An Italian in my Kitchen.
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11. Garlic Prawns and Avocado Crostini
This tiny piece of bread packs a lot of flavor with garlic, shrimp, and avocado included on top. Something about shrimp and avocado just fits. Additionally, this recipe includes three of my favorite things in the world: avocado, garlic bread, and shrimp. It’s sure to be a hit at your next barbecue! Find the recipe over on Cafe Delites.
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12. Avocado Shrimp Ceviche
My go-to order at Mexican restaurants has always been ceviche with avocado and shrimp in it, and finding a homemade recipe is certainly a game changer. Ceviche is always good on tortilla chips, but I’ll admit to just eating it on its own. Watch this dip disappear at your next gathering! Find the recipe over at Yummy Healthy Easy.
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Of course, we can’t forget the classics; guacamole may be a predictable choice for an appetizer, but there will never be anything basic about the familiar taste of this classic avocado based chip dip. As with all recipes, it’s best to find the healthiest ingredients, and this guacamole recipe is full of fresh, healthy ingredients and no preservatives. Find it over on Cookie and Kate.
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14. Creamy Avocado and Tomato Roll-Ups
I absolutely love wraps, and these creamy avocado and tomato roll-ups sound super delicious. These will be perfect at your next cookout! Furthermore, they’re extremely quick and easy to make; you can throw this delicious recipe together in approximately 5-10 minutes! Get the instructions over on Gimme Delicious.
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15. Mexican Avocado Bruschetta
You can spread avocado on just about anything, but it’s especially good on bread. Mexican avocado bruschetta is a thin slice of bruschetta bread topped with an avocado spread and a delicious fresh tomato salad; it’s the perfect appetizer for your next party! Everyone will want to know where you got the recipe. Find it over on Tablespoon.
16. Cream Cheese Avocado Bacon Bites
These cream cheese avocado bacon bites are reminiscent of cheeseballs, except they’re a much healthier alternative. Inside of that crunchy, crispy breading lies a delicious creamy avocado, cream cheese, and bacon filling. It’s the perfect recipe for game day! Find it over on Great Grub, Delicious Treats.
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17. Pistachio Avocado Appetizer
These avocado slices are topped with pistachio oil (or olive oil) and sprinkled with pistachios, quite possibly creating the best simple avocado appetizer. Impress your guests with the simplicity yet deliciousness of this recipe. Find it over on Simple Living and Eating.
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18. Sweet Potato and Avocado Bites
These sweet potato and avocado bites are the perfect vegetarian option for your next get-together. Additionally, they're also gluten-free, grain-free, plant-based, and vegan. Watch them disappear off the platter in seconds! Find the recipe over at Blissful Basil.
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19. Tuna Tartare With Avocado Appetizers
These tuna tartare with avocado appetizers are the best healthy appetizers to make for your guests at your next barbecue. Serve it on top of crackers for the perfect bite-sized treat! Additionally, you can top them with hot sauce or jalapenos for a spicy kick, or even with an Asian sauce. Find the recipe over on Living Sweet Moments.
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20. White Bean & Avocado Toasts
Avocado just belongs on toast, doesn’t it? These white bean avocado toasts are sure to be a hit at your next family dinner. The combined texture of the avocado and beans is sure to become a favorite. Additionally, they’re super quick to make, with the estimated cook time being 15-20 minutes! Check out the recipe here.
21. Avocado Tartare
If you're looking to make a more elegant looking avocado tartare, then this recipe is for you. In addition to looking super elegant, this avocado tartare is considerably easy to make; they take all of 15 minutes to make. Wow your guests with how beautiful this recipe turns out! It’s perfect for your next cookout. Find the instructions over on Pink Polka Dot Food.
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22. Avocado Pesto Egg Salad Bites
This egg salad has a special twist; rather than using mayonnaise, this recipe uses avocados! In addition to being unique and tasty, they’re also gluten-free and low carb. Serve this avocado pesto egg salad on cucumber slices and watch them disappear off the platter at your next potluck! Find the recipe over on Avocado Pesto.
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23. Fresh Avocado Bites
These fresh avocado bites are the perfect game day appetizers. Additionally, they’re low carb so you can eat them without feeling any guilt. With ingredients like tomato, avocado, jalapeno, and mango, this recipe is sure to be a hit flavor at your next gathering. Put them out on the platter and watch them disappear in seconds! Find the recipe over on WhipperBerry.
24. Avocado Grapefruit Salsa
Avocado and grapefruit sound like such a bizarre combination, don't they? Well, that just adds to the list of reasons as to why you should give this recipe a try! The sweet and salty flavors of this avocado grapefruit salsa will have your friends and family in awe; it’s sure to become a staple recipe in your kitchen! Find the recipe over on Better Homes & Gardens.
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25. Avocado Basil Cucumber Bites
Have you ever seen an appetizer so simple, yet so pleasing to the eye and tasty? These avocado cucumber basil bites are healthy, low carb, and super refreshing. Furthermore, they’re super quick and easy to make in 10-20 minutes; a great recipe to make in a pinch! Find the recipe here.
26. Avocado and Black Bean Dip
This avocado and black bean dip will be gone in seconds at your next party. Serve it on pita bread, tortilla chips, crackers, or anything else you can think of, really. Additionally, this dip is exceptionally healthy, so you can eat it without all the guilt attached. Furthermore, it’s super quick and easy to make, with a cook time of just 11 minutes. Find the recipe here.
27. Avocado Tahini Dip
This avocado tahini dip is reminiscent of hummus, except it uses avocados rather than chickpeas. Serve it with tortilla chips, carrots, crackers, or anything else you can think of; you could probably serve it with just about anything you can serve hummus with! This recipe is perfect for your next cookout. Find the directions over on Food Fanatic.
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28. Avocado Egg Rolls With BBQ Chicken
These savory egg rolls are the perfect addition to your appetizer spread at your next backyard barbecue! They’re guaranteed to disappear off the platter in seconds. Additionally, any leftovers can be saved for later, as you can freeze the leftover rolls and reheat them in an oven later to maintain the crispiness. Find the recipe over on Food Fanatic.
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29. Steamed Shrimp Avocado Wontons
These steamed shrimp avocado wontons are surprisingly easy to make, despite being wontons; don’t be intimidated! Besides, the results will be worth it. This appetizer will be gone within seconds after it hits the appetizer spread! Additionally, you can fold the wontons ahead of time, freeze them, and steam them later on. Find the recipe over at Food Fanatic.
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30. Avocado Ranch Dip
Why choose between guacamole and salsa when you can have both? This avocado ranch dip includes avocado, sour cream, ranch flavoring, and salsa all at the same time for a unique combination of flavors. It's super simple to make and can be ready to serve within ten minutes! Check out the recipe on Listotic.