A ripe avocado should be creamy and soft -- but how do you tell if an avocado is ready? Jenné shares some easy tips for your next trip to the store.
A ripe avocado should be creamy and soft -- but how do you tell if an avocado is ready?
Jenné shares some easy tips for your next trip to the supermarket. You should check the firmness of the avocado, and also check the color - is it still green or turning brown? Jenné also reviews a trick that involves popping the top nub off of the avocado.
Jenné Claiborne is a vegan chef and the creator of Sweet Potato Soul, a cooking and lifestyle blog and Youtube channel.
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[SOUND] A ripe avocado
should be creamy and soft.
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But when they're not,
they can be pretty rubbery.
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I'm Jenne Claybourne, and here's how
you tell if your avocado is ripe.
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First thing you can do is check for
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I've got three different avocados.
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This one is a little too green.
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I can tell just by looking at
it that it's not ripe yet.
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Also it's hard, so
we're gonna wait for that to soften.
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Now, this one on the other
hand is nice and soft.
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If you just gently press
around the bottom or
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bulbous part of your avocado, if it's soft
there then it's probably ready to eat.
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Another way you can tell is,
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if you pop off the end, if it's green
inside then it's probably ready to eat.
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Whenever you're at the supermarket,
make sure you're checking for these signs.
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