Baked Avocado Fries – yes I went there and so should YOU!! These are incredible! Dip them in a homemade garlic aioli and you’ll be in heaven. All dairy-free and delicious! (Thanks for sponsoring this post, Silk!)
Happy Wednesday friends! How’s your week going? We’ve been knee-deep in football practices, school, homework for all my boys and back-to-school nights.
OMG I despise the dreaded back-to-school nights!! I feel like you get all this information shoved at you that you already know.
I like going into the classrooms but I hate when the principal and all of the auxiliaries talk to you for two hours about the school and fundraising, etc. I’ve heard it all before!! I had one last week that I wrote about here but this week I have two. TWO. Two back-to-school nights. Sigh. This is why having four kids is not the greatest thing ever. 😉
Weekends are my jam. Even though we’re busy with the football games, errands, church obligations, etc. I love my weekends. Now that football season is officially IN, I love my weekends even that much more.
Since my boys play pop warner, I’m more motivated to watch NFL games with them. I’m still learning but I do like to watch the games on TV. I also love making yummy food to eat while we watch the games. Because of course, good food makes everything more fun!
When I was approached by Silk to create a football tailgating recipe that’s meatless and dairy-free, I was super excited. I love a good challenge. One thing came to mind – avocado fries. Yep, I jumped on the avocado fries bandwagon. And it’s a good thing because holy CRAP. These were amazing!! And then I dipped them in a super easy garlic aioli sauce and I was in heaven. Plus, they are all dairy-free!! Booyah!
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- 1 firm avocado
- ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
- 1 egg white
- 1½ Tbsp. Silk Soymilk
- ⅓ cup plain bread crumbs
- ¼ tsp. Italian seasoning
- ¼ tsp. onion salt
- pepper, to taste
- 1 slice white bread, crusts removed
- 2 tablespoons Silk Soymilk
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 egg yolks
- ¾ cup olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt, plus more if needed
- 1 dash white pepper
- Make the garlic aioli sauce first: Place bread, soy milk and garlic in food processor. Blend for 10 seconds or until mixture forms a paste Add egg yolks - blend until egg mixture is thick, about 10 seconds.
- Add olive oil, 1 tablespoon at a time, blending constantly after each addition until thick.
- Continue until all the oil has been used. Mixture should be thick.
- Add lemon juice, salt and pepper; blend a few seconds more to mix well.
- Refrigerate, until avocado fries are ready.
- Preheat oven to 450ºF.
- Pour flour into a small bowl. Combine egg white in another small bowl and whisk in Silk milk.
- Pour bread crumbs into a third bowl. Add in italian seasoning, onion and pepper.
- Cut the avocado in half. Slice each half into six slices. Using a spoon, gently spoon avocado slices out of each half.
- Gently press the avocado slices into flour to coat and shake off any excess flour. Dip into beaten egg and milk mixture and then press into bread crumb mixture.
- Place breaded avocado slices onto a baking sheet.
- Bake avocado in the preheated oven until fries are golden brown, about 10 minutes.
- Pull aioli out of refrigerator and serve with warm avocado fries. Enjoy!!
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