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How to Properly Freeze an Avocado

Friday, October 18, 2013

How to Properly Freeze an Avocado


ripe California Avocados
1 tbsp lime (or lemon) juice per avocado
Food Processor or Blender


Cut and peel the ripe avocados and place them in the work bowl of your food processor.
Add 1 tbsp of lime or lemon juice per avocado being processed.
Puree until smooth to ensure the acidic agent has been evenly distributed throughout the avocados.
Scoop into a zip close bag and freeze flat. (I freeze them flat, so then I can stack them vertically, side by side, once they are hard.)
Use the frozen avocado within 4 to 5 months.


Use the avocado puree in guacamole, dressings, sauces, or spread on sandwiches.

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LOSER05 10/30/2013 12:24PM

    emoticon freezing saves money.

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SKATER787 10/21/2013 4:01PM

    I found that I can make an interesting salad dressing with the frozen avocado I have with sesame oil. I will give this a go with mixing with lime juice and sesame oil for salad dressing. Thanks.

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1BEACHWALKER 10/19/2013 10:14PM

    How Cool! Did not know that! Love Avocados! Didn't know Aldis has them for 49 cents either, like Pickie98 said. emoticon emoticon

Comment edited on: 10/19/2013 10:14:48 PM

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MISSYGEEN 10/19/2013 3:04PM

    Thanks. I can only by avacdos when they are on sell and hate to waste them. Now I can buy them more and enjoy one of my favorite foods.

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KNYAGENYA 10/19/2013 9:13AM

    Avocados never last long enough to get to this in my house.

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THROOPER62 10/19/2013 5:00AM

    emoticon for the recipe

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JUNEAU2010 10/18/2013 7:20PM

    Did not know you could do that! Thanks for sharing!

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COCK-ROBIN 10/18/2013 6:42PM

    Thanks for the recipe.

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DS9KIE 10/18/2013 6:12PM


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SKATER787 10/18/2013 5:16PM

    Excellent. So that's how to do it. I had a hell of a time with freezing avocados. They turned black on defrosting.

P.S. Now that I know that it takes work to freeze avocados properly, I can bypass it since I enjoy the texture of fresh avocado anyway.

Comment edited on: 10/18/2013 5:47:21 PM

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MARGIE100%PURE 10/18/2013 5:10PM

    Excellent! Now I want my own trees even though it does take 7 years to mature a tree to be fruitful. emoticon

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PICKIE98 10/18/2013 4:54PM

    Thank you very much for this freezing tip!! We eat guacamole` a lot in winter but the avocados are usually on sale now,, at Aldi's for $.49/each. I will definitely use this method!!

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