24 Ways to make avocado the MVP of your Super Bowl party

Jan 24, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. ET

It's time for everyone to realize that avocado is capable of so much more than guacamole.

Avocado is the perfect pairing with so many things, from fruit and seafood to egg rolls and quesadillas. Roll out any of the awesome avo-liscious snacks below, and the guests at your Super Bowl party (or, let's face it, you yourself) will name you the party MVP.

Stuffed avocados

1. Cheesy stuffed and baked avocados recipe

stuffed baked avocados

This is some superior stuffing technique, people. And if you haven't tried cooked avocado before, trust us: You're in for a treat.

2. Steak fajita-stuffed avocados recipe

steak stuffed avocado

The only thing better than yummy steak is yummy steak surrounded by luscious avocado, as proved by this take on fajitas.

3. Grilled avocado with melted Parm and lime juice recipe

parmesan and lime stuffed avocado

Image: Morsels & Musings

When something this easy tastes so good, you know you have to make it! Just a handful of ingredients make up this creamy, cheesy, spicy and tangy snack.

Avocado-stuffed bites

4. Avocado-stuffed crabcakes recipe

avocado stuffed crab cake

Forget cheese (for a little bit, anyway), and try stuffing your food with avocado! Here, crabcakes are stuffed with a silky cube of avocado, providing the perfect contrast to a crispy crust.

5. Goat cheese and avocado-stuffed portobello mushrooms recipe

avocado stuffed portobello mushroom

This classy app relies on portobellos for a meatiness that even the staunchest carnivore will enjoy.

Snacks

6. Crispy smashed potatoes with avocado garlic aioli recipe

crispy smashed potatoes with avocado

Image: Oh She Glows

Who needs potato chips when you have crispy smashed potatoes drizzled in a garlicky avocado aioli? No one, that's who.

7. Avocado mac and cheese recipe

avocado mac and cheese

Mmm... Cheese is delightfully creamy, avocados are delightfully creamy — it sounds like a match made in heaven to me!

8. Avocado, bacon and tomato toast recipe

bacon tomato avocado toast

Sorry, lettuce, but these BAT toasts are totally fine without you.

9. Avocado egg rolls recipe

baked avocado egg rolls

Image: Damn Delicious

Avocado is the star of these egg rolls, and as soon as you take your first bite, you'll know why.

10. Bacon-wrapped avocado fries recipe

bacon wrapped avocado fries

Image: Kirbie's Cravings

There's bacon. And avocado. Need we say more?

11. Deviled avocado eggs recipe

avocado deviled eggs

Image: Luv a Bargain

Hold the mayo; avocado makes these deviled eggs creamier and healthier than the ones you're probably used to.

12. Baked avocado fries recipe

baked avocado fries

Image: Creme de la Crumb

With a crunchy, crispy coating and a mouthwatering, tender inside, these fries will have you coming back for more. And more. And more...

13. Smoked salmon bites with avocado recipe

smoked salmon and avocado bites

Image: Just as Delish

Start your Super Bowl party early with these smoked salmon and avocado bites. Serve with bagel chips and mimosas, and you've got yourself a game day breakfast to remember.

14. Cream cheese and avocado wontons recipe

cream cheese wonton

Image: Budget Savvy Diva

Two decadent ingredients inside one crispy, carb-y shell make these snacks the perfect accompaniment to a nice, cold beer.

15. Avocado mozza puffs recipe

avocado mozzarella puffs

Image: Jo Cooks

These fancy little fellas feature a buttery puff pastry crust surrounding melty mozzarella and luxurious avocado.

South of the border

16. Avocado and spicy lime shrimp ceviche recipe

shrimp and lime ceviche

Get a little fancy, and swap out the shrimp cocktail for this spicy lime and avocado ceviche. Your seafood-loving friends (and self!) will thank you.

17. Spicy barbecue chicken and avocado quesadillas recipe

spicy bbq and avocado quesadilla

Cool avocado is the perfect foil to the spicy barbecue sauce in these ooey-gooey quesadillas.

18. Spicy shrimp quesadillas with chipotle-avocado sauce recipe

spicy shrimp and avocado quesadilla

The delightful snap of fresh shrimp, a silky, smoky sauce, and a ton of cheese — what's not to love about these quesadillas?

19. Vegan taco-stuffed avocados recipe

vegan taco stuffed avocados

There's something about tacos that makes them just perfect for game day, and this fun vegan take will ensure there's a tasty snack for everyone watching the game at your place.

20. Baked black bean taquitos with avocado dipping sauce recipe

black bean tacquitos

Avocado and black beans are a match made in heaven, and the way the avocado sauce coats these crispy taquito shells will have your guests begging for more.

Dips

21. Pomegranate-herb guacamole recipe

pomegranate guacamole

It's not the Super Bowl without the guac, but this lively rendition, bursting with sweet-tart pomegranate and savory herbs like sage and thyme, will help switch up your game day spread.

22. Avocado hummus recipe

avocado hummus

Image: Cooking Classy

If you want extra-smooth hummus, adding a luscious avocado, like in this recipe, is the perfect way to go.

Drinks

23. Creamy avocado daiquiri recipe

creamy avocado daquiri

Avocado in a cocktail? Sign me up! These creamy avocado daiquiris are a game day must.

24. Avocado and strawberry margarita recipe

avocado and strawberry margaritas

Image: Created by Diane

Creamy, sweet and tart, these colorful margaritas will be the star of your Super Bowl bar.

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