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!


How to Make an Avocado Rose

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Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes


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


  • Take a sharp knife and cut the avocado in half. 
  • Tap the pit with the sharpest part of your knife and remove. 
  • Place the avocado on a cutting board and gently remove the peel of the avocado.  
  • Starting at either end of the avocado, slice the avocado across into the thinest slices possible. 
  • Gently fan out the avocado into a long line with the slices overlapping each other.  
  • Starting from one end, slowly curl the slices towards the center. Continue curling until you form a rose. 
  • Squeeze a touch of lemon over the rose and sprinkle with salt 
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About the Author

Catherine is a 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.


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

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