Category: SlimCado avocado

For over 85 years, Brooks Tropicals has grown tropical 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.

Dragon avocado shortcake

Red dragonfruit and Florida avocado make a sweet salad. Enjoy by topping some lettuce with it, or treat yourself to the salad on top of...

Tropical sushi roll

A fun way to enjoy a couple of tropical fruits from Florida, our Florida avocados and dragonfruit making this sushi a big hit. Don't worry...

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...

SlimCado shrimp cocktail

Is a shrimp cocktail old-fashioned? Make it current with the addition of today's trendiest fruit, the avocado, or in this case, the SlimCado....

SlimCado lime mousse dip

Oh, it's guacamole. But with the touch of vanilla, it moves the dip to the avocado's sweet side. The season for SlimCados is revving up....

SlimCado edamame guacamole for your peeps

Pack a protein punch into your next snack or enjoy this as a veggie dip instead of a sandwich for a work lunch. SlimCado makes...

Smokin’ SlimCado guacamole

If you're looking to eat less bacon but still love that bacon taste, you'll enjoy this guacamole. The bacon bits and dried onions plump up...

Savory grilled SlimCados

SlimCados can be given a slightly savory treatment, making them a great way to beat summer's heat....

Tropical Stir-fry

Pull out the skillet or grab the wok. A little oil and a little ginger, then toss in some tropical fruit and you've got a...