How to prepare an avocado


How to prepare an avocado
Here is how to get from an avocado only the flesh of the fruit.
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Last modified on: January 9th 2010

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How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
11 min.11 min.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 min.
How to prepare an avocado : Photo of step #1
Remove the small hard end of avocado.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Take the avocado in your hand, press the knife blade onto the end of the fruit, and cut across until you meet the stone.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Then turn around the stone, until you come back to the starting point.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Then take hold the avocado with one half in each hand and twist in opposite directions...

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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... the two halves are easy detached.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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To remove the stone, take the half which contains it in your hand, and give the stone a sharp blow with the knife: the blade will penetrate about half a centimetre ( ¼ inch).

Stage 7 - 1 min.
How to prepare an avocado : Photo of step #7
Then give twist the knife, by holding avocado firmly...

Stage 8 - 1 min.
How to prepare an avocado : Photo of step #8
... and the stone should come out easily.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
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To remove flesh, use a tablespoon...

Stage 10 - 1 min.
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... pass the tablespoon along the skin...

Stage 11 - 1 min.
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... and scoop out avocado flesh in one movement.

Stage 12
To recap, watch the complete operation in this video.

Remarks

The best avocado kind is, in my opinion, the "Hass", almost purple or black and knobbly. Beware of perfect green shiny avocados, they have no taste. In general, let's say that the uglier they are, the better.

Nutritional information

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% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

Source

Home made.

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