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Kitchen Tips Tuesday: How to Ripen an Avocado

October 6, 2015


We all love avocados. They are a source of healthy fats, yet taste creamy and decadent. They can even be a substitute for butter in some recipes. But what do you do if you are craving avocado and they aren’t ripe yet? We’ve all been there…the pile in the market is heaping with either rock hard avocados, or they have already turned to guac. No worries, you can ripen it in the oven.

Peel and slice the avocado, toss it in lemon juice and a little salt. Bake at 300 degrees for about 10 minutes, or until it starts to soften. Take care not to over-do it, and enjoy!

You’re welcome.

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