Prep Method: Mix
Updated January 10th, 2022
This fruit is ripe when the flesh under the leathery skin yields to light pressure. An under ripe Avocado will ripen if left at room temperature for two or three days.
Although the avocado is a wonderful addition to many recipes, the simplest way to enjoy avocados is by sprinkling them with a pinch of salt and pepper.
The Haas Avocado or California Avocado is smaller and darker green than the emerald Avocado grown in Florida. Some say it is more flavorful as well.
Avocados are an excellent source of monounsaturated fat (the good fat) and are a great source of nutrients, including; folate, magnesium, potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, making it a true super food.
Keep Avocado flesh from discoloring by brushing it with lemon juice as it is peeled.
Usually found in the Fruit Aisle.