Meatless Monday: Spicy Baked Avocado Fries with Honey Lime Dipping Sauce

Baked Spicy Avocado Fries with Honey-Lime Dipping Sauce {Gluten Free, Dairy Free}

Happy Meatless Monday! Can’t believe it’s the last Monday in March….yet still the temperatures here are hovering between 20 and 30 degrees.  In an attempt to warm up I decided to make something a little spicy with some summer flare to it hoping it would bring the warmer weather around. 

Which is why I made some seriously yummy spicy baked avocado fries paired with a honey lime dipping sauce. Sounds pretty tropical right? Now only if the weather would play along we’d be in business. 

While I have made some variations of baked avocados before, like my Italian Baked Avocado, it never occurred to me to make them into fries.  Then recently I came across some somewhere and thought “GENIUS!”.  It seemed simple enough to recreate,  honestly it’s so simple I don’t know why I’ve never made them before.  

I even had all the ingredients I needed without going to the store…avocado (obviously), eggs, gluten free bread crumbs and some spices. The dip was just as simple and only requires lime juice, honey, olive oil and a sprinkles of spices as well. 

Baked Spicy Avocado Fries with Honey Lime Dipping Sauce {Gluten Free, Dairy Free} Avocado Fries 3 Avocado Fries 5 


Ingredients for the fries:

  • 1 avocado, peeled with pit removed
  • 1/2 cup gluten free bread crumbs (I used Schar)
  • 2 eggs, whisked 
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • Onion powder, to taste
  • Garlic powder, to taste 
  • Chili powder, to taste 
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste

Ingredients for the dipping sauce: 

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey 
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Dash of garlic powder
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Sprinkle of red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In two separate medium bowls whisk together eggs in one and breadcrumbs and spices in another. 
  3. Slice avocado length wise then dip each into egg wash then into the breadcrumb mix so they each are fully coated. 
  4. Arrange onto a greased baking pan and bake for approximately 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. While fries are baking whisk together lime juice, honey and spices for dipping sauce. 
  6. Remove fries from oven and plate with dipping sauce. 
  7. Serve & enjoy! :) 
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 These baked little nuggets of avocado heaven really were quite amazing much like the Avocadough baked sweet treats giveaway that I am currently hosting right now! Only a few more days to enter, ends April 1st at midnight!

Also, be sure to link up below if you have a yummy meatless recipe to share! 

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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!


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Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy
Reply March 30, 2015

I love baked avocado fries, but that sauce sounds AMAZING! Tweeting that right now.
Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy recently posted...Comment on 10 Minute Chickpea and Spinach Curry by DanniiMy Profile

    Reply March 30, 2015

    The sauce was so yummy! Thank you so much for sharing!!! :)

Reply March 30, 2015

I have never thought of avo-fries!!!
CARLA recently posted...The first signs of wings.My Profile

    Reply March 30, 2015

    I can't take credit for the idea but the recipe is all mine...they are SO GOOD!

Reply March 30, 2015

This looks AMAZING and I can't wait to try it! I'm a bit concerned that the avocados might get smushed? How ripe/unripe do they need to be for this to work?
Jessica recently posted...7 Steps to Living LOUDly – A Review + GiveawayMy Profile

    Reply March 30, 2015

    Great point- I meant to include that in the directions. The avo should be a little hard...definitely not mushy :)

Reply March 30, 2015

I've never made avocado fries, but these look all sorts of delicious! <3 I love avocados! :]!
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Thank you! Me too- I am a bit obsessed ;)

Cassandra @poweredbybling
Reply March 30, 2015

I love that these are baked. This is so going on my menu for this week. I never thought to make avocado fries, but I can taste how amazing they are from just your photos!
Cassandra @poweredbybling recently posted...Beef EmpanadasMy Profile

    Reply March 30, 2015

    They were delicious! Can't wait to hear what you think!!!

Reply March 30, 2015

Avocado and I'm in! Sounds fantastic.
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    I'm the same way- avocado is the best!

Reply March 30, 2015

this combo ---> I SWOON! YUM
lindsay recently posted...Naturally Sweet Orange Coconut Oat Muffins {GF}My Profile

    Reply March 30, 2015

    Omg, I know! SOO GOOD!

Reply March 30, 2015

I love avocado fries but I always skip them because I assume they can only be fried. Thank you for reminding me that I have an oven! I can't wait to try these, maybe satisfy a craving or two along the way.
Jerusha recently posted...Motivate Me Monday - Meal Planning, Calorie Counting, and Step TakingMy Profile

    Reply March 30, 2015

    Oh I try and find a way to bake everything...if you have an oven it can be done ;)

Susie @ SuzLyfe
Reply March 30, 2015

You are magical and mysterial. I think that it is about time for me to move in!!
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Please do! We could create kitchen master pieces together :)

Julie @ Running in a Skirt
Reply March 30, 2015

Genius! These look amazing!
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Thank you! :)

Mary Beth Jackson
Reply March 30, 2015

very smart! If my avocado tree makes a full recovery you will keep me very busy with all these great recipes!
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Um if your avocado tree has a good crop you're sending me some. Just so you know ;)

Rebecca @BeTrulyNourished
Reply March 30, 2015

Yum avocado fries? Sign me up! Thanks for providing a way to share recipes! Just added one of mine :) Have a gret day!
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Avocado fries really are my new fav! Thanks so much for linking up!!! Scheduled your recipe to share on Twitter and pinned to our group board :)

Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner
Reply March 30, 2015

OMG I put avocado on everything! I've never baked it this is going to change my life LOl yummy
Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner recently posted...Nourish With Tofu Veggie Collard WrapsMy Profile

    Reply March 30, 2015

    Haha woohoo for an avocado recipe you haven't tried! THEY ARE AMAZING- it will change your world for sure :P

Reply March 30, 2015

It's ridiculous how good this looks. Thanks for sharing! Yum!
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Haha you're welcome! Your recipe looked really yummy today too :)

Mary Long
Reply March 30, 2015

Holy (guaca-) Moly! My husband and I were trying to think of fancy, easy but non-typical small plates to make for dinner ~ like when you go to hipster brew pubs. We were not inspired. But this is must try for next time. We love avocado so this is perfect for our small plates dinners.
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Well I hope you give these a try and love them like I did! They are so yummy and a perfect party app!

The Food Hunter
Reply March 30, 2015

Can't wait to try these...I love avocado!

    Reply March 30, 2015

    Avocado rocks! Hope you enjoy :)

Jess @hellotofit
Reply March 30, 2015

I. Love Avocado. I had avocado tempura at a restaurant last year and couldn't get enough. I bet this tastes similar :) and that dipping sounds sounds amazing!
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Um I need to try this avocado tempura you speak of STAT!

Nicole @ Fitful Focus
Reply March 30, 2015

oooo I need these in my belly!
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    Reply March 30, 2015

    Come back and visit me and I will make them for you :D

Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes
Reply March 30, 2015

My hubby would love these! Never would have thought to do fries with them!
Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes recently posted...Paris Marathon training recap: Week 11My Profile

    Reply March 30, 2015

    They are really tasty! If your hubby likes avocados, he would enjoy these I'm sure :)

Abby @ BackAtSquareZero
Reply March 31, 2015

I seriously need you to move in and be my chef. You and Lindsay Cotter. You two better be good with that:)
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    Reply March 31, 2015

    Haha that is an amazing idea...I'd like for her to cook for me too :)

Reply March 31, 2015

This sounds great! Perfect for Holy Week. Just bookmarked this page. :) Thanks for sharing!
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    Reply March 31, 2015

    Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you enjoy! :)

Reply March 31, 2015

This is the first I've encountered avocado fries, and I'm psyched to try it!!! I love avocado and also love fries - a baked fry and what could be healthier and the sauce sounds superb - a must do combo!!

    Reply April 1, 2015

    I am so excited for you to try them! Let me know what you think! :D

plasterers bristol
Reply December 1, 2015

mm these sound really good, thanks for sharing this.


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