Whilst delicious, avocados are on the more pricey end of the grocery list and you don’t always need to use a whole one. So, the dilemma is, what to do with the unused half and the best way to store it?
There is nothing more frustrating than discovering that your Avocado is a mushy mess and has failed to make it through the night.
4 Methods For Stopping Avocado Turning Brown
via Huffington Post
There are lots of suggestions in circulation and most of them fail miserably. Some of the recommendations include the following.
- Lemon And Lime Citrus Bath
- Leaving The Pit In and covering with skin.
- The Water Method which is used by Chefs
- Covering Avocado with plastic wrap
Well, according to the Huffington Post it’s all a big waste of time! They road tested all the ideas and actually found that leaving the Pit was probably the best result.
Soaking the avo’s in water for up to 4 hours prior was the worst result and the other methods made no difference.
So, after road-testing all 4 popular methods, it was a big fat fail! As you can see by the photos above, the results 24 hours later are far from encouraging.
Stop Avocado Turning Brown Trick
via The Kitchn
We were excited to find this awesome tip from The Kitchn. They suggest placing your unused avocado in a plastic container with a piece of chopped onion.
Apparently, it will keep your Avocado fresh for days. They also said that this process works for Guacamole. Simply sprinkle uncut onion on top of your dip, and it works a treat.
15 Amazing Facts About Avocados
via Healthy News 24
Before we share the tips that do work, we thought that we would include some great information on the health benefits of avocados. Here are 15 great reasons to include avocados in your diet.
How To Stop Avocado From Turning Brown
We found this excellent video on youtube and the Presenter shows you the easiest way to store your Avocadoes. You will also be told why it works the best. To find out, click Play above ^
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