How to Cut an Avocado

Avocados add buttery texture and mild, nutty flavor to sandwiches, salads, guacamole, and more. Use our how-to guide for an easy way to dice this delicious, heart-healthy vegetable. 

Slice and Dice
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Slice and Dice

Avocados contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fat and are loaded with antioxidants and potassium (more per serving than bananas).

To easily dice, start with an 8- to 10-inch chef’s knife. Insert it into the top, where the stem was (it will be a darker area), and gently press down until you reach the pit.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

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