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Healthy Baked Avocado Fries

Posted on June 07 2016

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Summer and BBQs go hand in hand, just like baseball games and overpriced beer.  And now that it looks like the warmer weather is finally here to stay, there is no better time to fire up the BBQ than the present. 

But as the long lazy days of summer begin to roll by, you’ll start to realize that your favourite BBQ dishes are doing less for your beach body than you would like. It’s always easy to switch up your meats — from burgers to hotdogs or steaks to grilled salmon — but it’s harder to find healthy alternatives to your meats accompaniments — French fries.

Yes, the obvious replacement to fries is switching to yam fries, but overtime even these sweet alternatives can take a toll on your waistline. 

Which is why we’re excited to share this amazing avocado fries recipe that we just discovered. Picture this: fresh sliced avocado, coated in crispy panko breadcrumbs and baked to perfection — talk about heaven. These avocado fries are incredibly tasty and easy to make and are sure to impress the pickiest of eaters. 

 

Ingredients:

 

-2 Large avocados, sliced

-Juice of ½ lime 

-Salt and pepper

-1/4 Cup flour

-1 Egg, lightly beaten

-1 Cup panko breadcrumbs

-2 Tablespoons olive oil

 

Directions:

-Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. 

 

-Pour 1 tablespoon of oil in sheet tray or baking dish and set aside.

 

-Squeeze fresh lime juice on avocado slices and season with salt and pepper and cover with flour.

 

-Dip the avocado slices into the egg and coat with panko breadcrumbs. Make sure that the slices are thoroughly covered in breadcrumbs.

 

-Place in greased baking sheet and drizzle the remaining oil onto the slices. This will help them crisp in the oven.

 

-Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the slices are golden and crispy.

 

-Take baking sheet out and let slices cool down before serving.

 

-Serve with a chipotle dipping sauce, ranch, ketchup, or your own favourite dip and enjoy!

 

And of course, whenever you’re cooking with avocado, you must have on a pair of Yo Sox’s awesome avocado socks! These socks not only show off your impeccable taste, but they almost look good enough to eat! Our avocado socks can be purchased online and in select stores. 

Avocado Fries

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