The Humble Avocado: Fried Edition

The avocado is one of the best foods. Period. It contains healthy fats (believe it or not, your body needs fat!), tons of whole nutrients (fiber, potassium, B-vitamins, etc), and leaves you feeling full but not overly bloated. But have you branched out of the standard avocado-on-a-burger or avocad0-on-a-salad? Avocados are actually great on their own and yes, they can be fried (!) in a healthy way.

Introducing: Avocado Fries

Want this deliciousness to happen ASAP? Follow the following simple recipe for yummy, savory and healthy avocado fries.

For one serving you’ll need:

1 Avocado

Sea salt

Flaxseed meal (for breading)

Coconut Oil

1 Egg

Spices to taste

  1. Slice Avocado into “fries”. Confused on how to do this? See this video 
  2. Crack an egg and whisk it until the yolk is distributed evenly.
  3. Mix flaxseed (or any other flour/meal), sea salt, and spices in another bowl
  4. Dip each “fry” in the egg and then roll into the meal mix until evenly coated
  5. Fill a skillet pan with coconut oil, turn to med-high heat to heat oil
  6. Toss fries in pan, frying on one side until golden brown and then flipping.
  7. Remove from oil and pat with paper towel to dry excess oil
  8. Eat!

Avocado fries are a great snack and healthy alternative to regular potato fries which contain a lot of starch and sugar. Give this recipe a try with your next avocados!

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