By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Winners of the Take Avocado to Heart recipe contest were announced Wednesday, with a creamy avocado dip, fajita-stuffed tomatoes, and an avocado and blueberry smoothie bowl topping the list of winners.

The American Heart Association and Fresh Avocados – Love One Today selected first, second and third place winners in three categories. All recipes follow the AHA’s nutrition criteria.

Winners in the appetizer category are:

Winners in the entrée category are:

Winners in the desserts and smoothies category are:

Each winner received up to $1,000 and had their recipe published on AHA’s online Recipe Hub.