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West Pak Avocado Recipes

Glow Up Your Summer Fiesta with 4 Avocado Recipes Worth Trying!

Start your summertime fiesta off with four delicious avocado recipes starting with a Fiesta Chopped Salad mixed with avocado, mango, black beans, tomatoes, and a squirt of lime juice for a refreshing flavor. Then, whip up a batch of tortilla chips topped with Salsa Verde Guacamole for a tasty snack. Next, try your hand at an Angus Burger with sliced avocados and chipotle aioli for a delicious twist on a classic. And lastly, finish off the night with a sizzling plate of Steak Fajitas with a side of classic avocado mash. These recipes are sure to make your summer fiesta one to remember!

Fiesta Chopped Salad

Serves 4-6

A great way to start a summer party, the bright colors and fresh flavors make this salad a winner!

Dressing Ingredients

  • juice of 2 limes
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • salt to taste


  1. Combine the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl and whisk together.
  2. Set aside.

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 avocados peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 red onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 mango peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 15oz can black beans, rinsed and drained


  1. Mix all salsa ingredients in a large bowl. 
  2. Drizzle on the dressing.
  3. Carefully stir. 
  4. Serve immediately.


Salsa Verde Guacamole with Tortilla Chips

Serves 4

Tortilla chips are always a crowd-pleaser, and this homemade Salsa Verde Guacamole is a great way to top them off.


  • 3 avocados, halved and pitted
  • juice from 1 large lime
  • 3 Tbsp salsa verde
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, finely diced 
  • 2 Tbsp red onion, finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 of a jalapeno, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • tortilla chips of choice


  1. Place avocado flesh in a bowl and mash with a fork.
  2. Add the lime juice, salsa verde, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and salt, and then mix well.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes, red onions, jalapeno, and cilantro.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips.


Angus Burgers with Sliced Avocado and Chipotle Aioli

Serves 4

For a delicious entrée and tasty twist on classic burgers, try a spicy angus burger atop sliced avocados and drizzled with a creamy chipotle aioli

Chipotle Aioli Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp adobo sauce from a can of chipotle peppers (or 1/4 tsp chipotle powder)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper


  1. In a small bowl, stir the ingredients together. 
  2. Set aside.

Burger Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground angus beef
  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo, seeded
  • 1 Tbsp adobo sauce
  • 2 Tbsp white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 4 brioche buns
  • 1 Beefstake tomato, sliced
  • ½ cup pickled onions

Burger Patty Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, onion, garlic, salt, and black pepper.  
  2. Divide the meat mixture into 4 patties.
  3. Grill or broil until cooked through.
  4. Toast the brioche buns.
  5. Assemble burgers on the bottom half of the bun, starting with a thin layer of chipotle aioli, sliced avocados, beef patties, more aioli, pickled onions, and tomato slices, and then add the top of the bun.
  6. Devour immediately. 


Sizzling Steak Fajitas with Avocado Mash

Serves 8

There’s nothing more mouthwatering than steak fajitas with all of the veggie trimmings. Fire up, cook, and serve in a hot cast iron skillet for a classic fajita experience.

Avocado Mash Ingredients

  • 3 large avocados, halved, pitted, peeled
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • salt to taste


  1. Place avocado flesh into a small bowl and mash with a fok.
  2. Add lime juice and mix thoroughly.
  3. Season to taste.

Steak Fajitas Ingredients

  • 2+ lbs skirt steak
  • 2-3 bell peppers of choice, sliced
  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice 
  • 2 Tbsp pineapple juice 
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp sugar 
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 package flour tortillas


  1. Add lime and pineapple juices and spices in a small bowl, and then mix well.
  2. Place steak in a low bowl and coat evenly with the seasoning mixture.
  3. Marinate for 1-3 hours in the regriderator.
  4. In a large cast iron skillet, heat olive oil.  
  5. Add steak and cook 3-5 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of the steak. 
  6. Transfer meat to a cutting board and rest for 5 minutes.
  7. Cut into thin strips.
  8. Using the same skillet with any remaining drippings and seaoning, add bell peppers and onion and cook until tender.
  9. Add steak slices back into the skillet and serve sizzling hot with tortillas, cilantro, and avocado mash.