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Use in salads, cold dishes, spreads and dips. Tends to go bitter when heated or cooked.

Varieties include:
Hass: Purple with lumpy skin.
Fuerte: Olive green with leathery skin that easily separates from the flesh.
Sharwill: Oval-shaped with puckered skin that is a true avocado green.

Choose unblemished avocados showing slight give at the stem end.

To ripen, leave at room temperature. When ripe store in refrigerator for up to 2 days. When cut open, leave seed in and brush surface with water or lemon juice and cover closely with cling film.

Serving suggestion
Slice 1/2 avocado onto toasted multi-grain or rye bread. Top with lemon juice and pepper.


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