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.

Crab and SlimCado salad

When an avocado is ready to be eaten, you've gotta be ready. Ready to enjoy, that is. This is a pantry-grab lunch or dinner. The...

Far East SlimCado

I grew up in Southern Florida thinking a squirt of lime is all that a SlimCado needed. Anything else was unessential but nice. With Florida...

Slimcado and Papaya-Pom Dressing

With a slightly spicy finish, this pretty-colored dressing has a creamy texture thanks to Caribbean Red papaya and a dollop of avocado, the tropical avocado...

SlimCado peanut loaf

A breakfast treat to be fixed the night before and then heated up in the morning, bringing you rave reviews. It's kind of like French...

SlimCado and olive quinoa salad

Red quinoa really brings color to this dish, contrasting beautifully with the avocado. Have this salad top a leafy green salad that you can quickly...

Give the guac

Grab a basket and some foil, add two SlimCados, a couple of Brooks limes and two packets of Concord Foods Guacamole Mix, and it's one...

Papaya and SlimCado Floribbean Salad

This colorful tropical salad brings together the flavors of both Florida and the Caribbean in a sweet and tart first course. Hence the name, Floribbean....

Passion Fruit and SlimCado Guacamole

This is a "two scoops and you're done" recipe. Scoop out the passion fruit and the SlimCado, add the Concord guacamole mix, blend and you're...

Mushroomed SlimCado guacamole

This is hearty guacamole that would be perfect as a side or topping for meat just off the grill. The dried mushrooms and onions will...

Stir-fry tropicals

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