Category: SlimCado avocado

For over 85 years, Brooks Tropicals has grown Florida avocados known as SlimCados. SlimCados naturally have up to half the fat and a third fewer calories than the leading California avocado.

SlimCados are a different branch on the avocado family tree. They’d have to be, they’re grown not in dry but very humid climates. Generally pear-shaped with smooth or bumpy green skin, the SlimCado varies in shape and in size from three to thirteen inches long and up to five inches wide.

SlimCado sushi roll

A fun way to enjoy a couple of Florida fruits, with sushi as a side dish or as part of a sushi dinner. No bamboo...

SlimCado Avocado Gazpacho

With so many vegetables in it, Spanish cookbooks classify gazpacho as a salad. So why not toss a new ingredient into the mix with SlimCado...

SlimCado avocado pizza

SlimCado topping your pizza makes it so special. Add those veggies you didn't want to eat yesterday. You won't notice them for the great avo...

SlimCado Thai omelet

Thai guava adds a crisp bite. The SlimCado melts a bit and meshes with the eggs, making a great combination for an omelet....

Spinach-and SlimCado-stuffed Portobello mushrooms

Hot or cold, Portobello mushrooms make a tasty "plate" on which to enjoy a tropical salad topping. Easy to enjoy, easy to fix, easy great...

Shortcaked tropical appetizer

Those shortcakes you normally use for dessert make a great "bread" for a savory SlimCado® and dragonfruit salad. Tasty and easy to make....

Potato SlimCado salad

This quick-and-easy potato SlimCado salad is the answer to "what to bring to...". No one will guess it's quick or easy. They'll just want the...

Tropical gazpacho

Perfect for a workday lunch, but magnificent on a hot, steamy summer's night when heating up the kitchen to heat up your tummy makes no...

SlimCado Avocado Ceviche

Popular in the Caribbean, ceviche is usually served with an avocado side dish. SlimCado avocado makes a great case for being added to the main...

Put a papaya ring round it – egg bake

A Caribbean Red papaya is big enough to cut across its center to create a ring that can hold an egg. You can top the...