How to Cut an Avocado

From guacamole to smoothies, avocados are versatile and delicious. Learn how to safely cut avocados with this step-by-step tutorial.


1 Avocado

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Step 1:

On one side of the avocado, slice down the center, lengthwise. Continue slicing until your knife hits the pit.

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Step 2:

Place the avocado on the cutting board, so that your knife is parallel to the board. Slowly rotate the avocado, so that the knife slices the flesh around the pit.

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Twist the two halves to separate.

Step 3:

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Step 4:

There are several ways to remove the pit. One method is to place the avocado half on your cutting board, then spear the pit with your knife, lengthwise.

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