Our favourite ways to eat avos in winter

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Our favourite ways to eat avos in winter

Let’s be honest, avos are perfect anytime of the year, but winter is when they truly come into their own. And while they don’t need much done to them, sometimes a salad or avo toast just won’t cut it when it’s cold outside. So, here are some of our favourite ways to eat even more avos in winter.

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Quinoa and avocado salad

Ok ok, so salads might not be the obvious choice for wintery food but hear us out on this one. The addition of quinoa and interesting greens and seeds make this hearty and filling and you could even serve this at room temperature, or warmed. Swap out the lettuce for spinach if you like, and serve alongside grilled chicken or fish to turn into a substantial meal.
Quinoa, fennel, avocado and baby butter lettuce saladGet the recipe for quinoa and avocado salad here.

Easy vegan tacos

Avocados and Mexican food are longtime BFFs, but here they do more than simply act as a garnish in the form of guacamole. If you’re not strictly vegan, feel free to add a little sour cream or even some sharp cheddar into the mix.
Easy-vegan-tacoGet the recipe for easy vegan tacos here.

Mexican chicken tortilla soup with lime and avocado

It’s common knowledge that avos have great cooling qualities when served with something spicy, and this recipe only proves that. This soup comes together in no time at all, will warm you up from the inside out and is the perfect vehicle for creamy avos.
Get the recipe for Mexican chicken tortilla soup with lime and avocado here.

Celebrate the 2021 avo season by adding an avo (or two) to your family’s best-loved dishes, for simple, quick and utterly delicious meals made with love. 
The buttery, creamy green-skinned avo varieties Fuerte, Edranol, Ryan, Reed and Pinkerton are available from March until October, and the rich, nutty dark-skinned Hass, Maluma Hass and Lamb Hass from March until November. 
While we love the fact that South African avos are available almost all year-round, we’re particularly happy they’re in plentiful supply in winter due to the immune support they may offer in the colder months.  

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The TASTE team is a happy bunch of keen cooks and writers, always on the look out for the next food trend or the next piece of cake.

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