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 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...

SlimCado Solo Salad

Do you make the bowl out of the solo papaya or the SlimCado avocado? Why not serve both ways and let your diners have their...

SlimCado Avocado Gazpacho

Why not toss a new ingredient into gazpacho with a SlimCado avocado, the tropical avocado. You don't get gazpacho's normal red color, but it'll taste...