HOW TO SLICE AN AVOCADO | KITCHN
|1 ripe avocado|
- Remove the pit: Slice the avocado open vertically and remove the pit. (For more details see How to Remove the Pit from an Avocado)
- Slice the avocado inside the skin: Using just the tip of the knife, slice into the avocado flesh, making sure to not pierce the skin. Follow the natural curve of the avocado using the tip of the knife. Repeat until you have cut through the entire avocado. Slices can be as thick or as thin as needed and can go either vertically or horizontally. You can also slice the avocado in both directions, cross-hatched, to make cubes.
- Scoop out the avocado: Gently work a spoon between the flesh and the skin of the avocado. Following the curve of the avocado with the bowl of the spoon, scoop the slices out of the shell.
SaturatedFatContent 2.1 g, UnsaturatedFatContent 0.0 g, CarbohydrateContent 8.6 g, SugarContent 0.7 g, ServingSize Serves 2, ProteinContent 2.0 g, FatContent 14.7 g, Calories 160 cal, SodiumContent 7.0 mg, FiberContent 6.7 g, CholesterolContent 0 mg
How do you cut the pit out of an avocado?
Aim the length of your knife at the pit and whack into it, using enough force so that the knife won’t slip. Twist the knife to pull out the pit. Tip: Remove the pit off the knife with your thumb or the side of a bowl. If dicing, score the flesh of the avocado without piercing the skin.
How do you cut an avocado so it doesn’t turn black?
With a large knife, cut the avocado in half vertically. Twist the two halves of the avocado until one side breaks off from the pit. If you’re planning on using only half of an avocado, keep the pit. Pitted avocado will turn off-colors faster than avocados with their pits still intact.
How do you ripen an avocado in half?
Follow These Steps. Cut the avocado in half Using a sharp chef’s knife, slice through the avocado lengthwise until you feel the knife hit the pit. Then rotate the avocado, keeping the knife steady, to make a cut all around the pit. Twist the two halves apart. Tip: It’s safest to do this on a cutting board. Tip: To ripen a hard avocado,…
How do you get the seed out of an avocado?
Using a sharp knife, cut the avocado in half, lengthwise. Twist the 2 halves until they separate. One will have the seed and the other will be seedless. Whack the seed with the sharp edge of the knife then pull back. The seed should come right out with the knife.