How to Cut an Avocado
Cut the delicious, creamy avocado quickly and easily! Learn how to select a perfectly ripe avocado and easily cut it with step-by-step instructions, as well as a short instructional video. Avocados are great when eaten on their own, on a sandwich or in soup, salads or guacamole!
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time1 min
Total Time6 mins
Yield: 1 Avocado
STEP 1 – ENSURE ITS RIPENESS
If an avocado is ripe, the pit will come out easily with your fingers. Some people like to use a knife to remove avocado pits, but I’ve cut my hands too many times to do this (and it’s truly not necessary).
(CHOPPING) – CUT CROSS HATCHED LINES IN FLESH
(CHOPPING) – SCOOP FLESH OUT WITH A SPOON
(SLICING) – CUT IN HALF THROUGH SKIN AND SLICE
(SLICING) – PEEL SKIN AWAY