How to Make an Avocado Rose

A rose is a rose is a rose… unless it’s an avocado rose! Looking at an avocado rose you might think it’s impossible to create, so why even try. Trust me, it’s totally worth it. In only a few simple steps you can make one of the most gorgeous and delicious treats to place on top of a snack board, toast with a sunny side up egg or basically anything you’re craving. With just a splash of lemon or lime to keep it nice and bright and a sprinkle of salt you’ve got a glorious snack that will make anyone mesmerized by your talents. I’ve even included a quick video to show you a few simple tips and tricks. If you try it let me know in the comments below. It’s a ton of fun!

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How to Make an Avocado Rose

Prep Time: 0 mins Cook Time: 2 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • juice from 1 lemon or lime
  • kosher or sea salt


1. Take a sharp knife and cut the avocado in half. 

2. Tap the pit with the sharpest part of your knife and remove. 

3. Place the avocado on a cutting board and gently remove the peel of the avocado.  

4. Starting at either end of the avocado, slice the avocado across into the thinest slices possible. 

5. Gently fan out the avocado into a long line with the slices overlapping each other.  

6. Starting from one end, slowly curl the slices towards the center. Continue curling until you form a rose. 

7. Squeeze a touch of lemon over the rose and sprinkle with salt 

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

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  • Lucy

    Absolutely genius!

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  • Lee Marlin

    Brilliant!! I’ve never seen such a thing. Can’t wait to try it. You’re quite the inspiration!

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