Fresh, flavorful, and fun: How to prepare avocados for guacamole recipes and beyond

Now that you have selected your avocado it is time to prepare it.

Avocados, often hailed as nature’s butter, bring a creamy and nutritious touch to a variety of dishes. However, for many, the challenge lies in the seemingly daunting task of peeling and preparing this green gem. Fear not, as we embark on a journey to master the art of peeling and preparing avocados, unlocking their full potential in your culinary adventures.

Step 1

Using a large knife, cut the Avocado in half lengthwise around pit.

Step 2

Twist the two halves to separate; the pit will remain in one of the halves.

Step 3

Gently hack the knife blade into the pit; twist and remove pit on the blade.

Step 4

Peel the skin from the Avocado.

Step 5

Slice for use in your chosen recipe.

Now that your avocado is ready, explore a variety of recipes that make the most of your locally grown, nutritious, and delicious New Zealand avocados. Unleash your culinary creativity with a collection of avocado recipes, ranging from salads to smoothies.

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