The following sponsored post featuring Baked Avocado Fries is on behalf of Produce for Kids. Opinions expressed are that of my own.
Make delicious recipes like Baked Avocado Fries during the month of October, and support an excellent cause!
From September 24 – October 28, 2015 purchasing select produce products at Publix super markets will benefit local Feeding America food bank programs. Through a partnership with Produce for Kids and Publix at least $100,000 will be donate food banks local to Publix’s markets.
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Personally, we supported this promotion by purchasing Avocados for a Fry recipe, as well as picking up Tasti-Lee Tomatoes to make Bacon Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes and Del Monte Fruit Naturals for my kiddos lunches. Visit Select Products at Publix Super Markets to Benefit Feeding America for more information.
Baked Avocado Fries Recipe
Serves 4 and adapted from an Original Recipe at Produce for Kids, please visit for nutritional information.
2 Mexican Hass avocados, sliced ½-inch thick
1/2 Cup of Orange Juice (Original recipe calls for 1 lemon, juiced 1 lime, juiced)
1 cup panko bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning, divided
2 tablespoons lowfat Ranch dip
Preheat oven to 425°F.
Put Orange Juice in a small bowl. Mix bread crumbs, ¼ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. lemon pepper in separate bowl.
Dip avocados into juice, season with ¼ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. lemon pepper, and press into bread crumbs.
Coat baking sheet with olive oil (original recipe called for cooking spray), lay avocados single layer and bake 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown. Served with ranch dressing for dipping.
Have you ever made Baked Avocado Fries before? Did you use any other alternative ingredients?
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I hope you enjoy this recipe, I know my family did.
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