Did you know that the original name of the avocado is awakatl, from the Mexican Nahuatl language? In Mexico and Guatemala, Europeans learned to appreciate avocados in salads, along with meats and seafood. In Brazil and in regions of Africa, avocados are eaten only with sugar, as dessert. Currently avocado is very popular in many dishes.

Avocado Salad with Shrimp


  • Boiled shrimp
  • Lettuce
  • 1 Avocado
  • Lemon juice
  • Cherry tomatoes to taste
  • spices to taste

Preparation mode

  1. Clean the lettuce and tomatoes.
  2. In a nonstick skillet, grill the shrimp in olive oil for 3 minutes.
  3. Peel, remove the pit and slice the avocado.
  4. Season the avocado with the lemon.
  5. Assemble the salad in a shallow bowl, season to taste and serve.

Mother’s tip

When grilling, the shrimp should be pink on the outside and moist on the inside.

Avocado smoothie


  • 3 tablespoons avocado pulp
  • 1 cup of milk (curd type)
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Preparation mode

  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender.
  2. Beat for 1 minute and serve immediately.

Mother’s Tips

You can sweeten the vitamin with sweetener, cane syrup or honey.

If the smoothie gets too thick, just add more milk to taste.

If you prefer, add a banana or mint leaves to the juice.

Avocado sauce


  • 1 cup (tea) of avocado pulp
  • ½ cup fresh ricotta
  • 1 cup of milk (tea)
  • A bit of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of honey

Preparation mode

  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Serve alongside vegetable salads and raw vegetables.

Mother’s Tips

See also avocado and guacamole diet popsicle.

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/receitas-com-abacate/

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