This Is the Hack That Will Get You Perfectly Ripe Avocados Every Time

Now that you have the hack to get you perfectly ripe avocados, make our 11 delicious avocado recipes

This Is the Hack That Will Get You Perfectly Ripe Avocados Every Time

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When you find an avocado that you think is worthy of taking home, peel back the little stem: the color signifies whether or not it is ripe. If the color underneath the stem is a yellowish tint, that means your avocado is good for the taking.

Avocado and Apple Chicken Salad

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Make a salad with apples, celery, pecans, onions, mint, and avocado for a refreshing lunch

Avocado, Coconut, and Lime Sorbet

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Who says avocados can’t be used in desserts? This recipe will change the way you view sorbet. Add avocado to your next coconut and lime sorbet recipe for a smooth finish. 

Avocado Deviled Eggs

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The next time you’re looking for an appetizer that will wow your guests, stick to a classic (deviled eggs), but add a twist. Use an avocado in your egg mixture when you’re making deviled eggs and this delicious recipe will be the life of the party. 

Avocado Egg Salad

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Egg salad is delicious just the way it is, but to enhance the flavor profile, why not add avocados? 

Avocado Fries

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Be adventurous with your next avocado purchase — make Avocado Fries. They have a smooth interior and crispy exterior, and aren’t totally unhealthy. 

Avocado Margarita

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Say goodbye to the same old strawberry margarita and hello to this Avocado Margarita. At your next get-together, this drink will have all your friends clamoring for the recipe.

Avocado and Mango Topper

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Make this mango salsa to put on top of grilled chicken or fish, or eat it as a dip with chips. 

Avocado Tartines

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Make a French open-face sandwich after you pick up your perfectly ripe avocados from the supermarket. This tartine is a delicious and filling midday snack

Bacon and Avocado Macaroni Salad

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For a creamy finish, add avocado to your next macaroni salad — it will be an unexpected twist.

Bacon Avocado Toast

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This bacon and avocado toast recipe is very versatile. Put them out at your next dinner party on crusty French baguettes, or enjoy them as a casual breakfast. 

Spaghetti with Avocado Sauce

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Pesto isn’t the only thing that screams green. If you’re stumped on what to do with your next pasta dish, try making an avocado sauce with which to toss your pasta. Top it with zucchini and parsley and your plate will scream green.