Today I want to share a quick tip that will change the way you eat avocados. I learned about marinating avocados from the California Avocado dinner I attended at EVO last summer. It is so simple, so easy, so perfect that you’ll wonder why you never thought of it yourself! (Or maybe that was just me.)
Start with really good, ripe avocados. I like the Hass variety grown in CA. (They are not paying me to tell you this, but they really are incredible.)
All you need in addition to ripe, creamy avocados is a drizzle of really good olive oil, an acid (lemon or lime juice, or vinegar), and coarse salt. That’s it!
Dice the avocado and drizzle with a little oil and lime juice, sprinkle with the salt. Gently toss to coat and let sit for about 10-15 minutes. And be prepared to be blown away.
Spoon on top of your favorite chili, soup, enchiladas, nachos, tacos (also these), tostada, salad, noodles, sandwich, etc, etc. Or eat them straight out of the bowl, or turn them into salsa. I’ve even seasoned avocado this way before mashing it into guacamole. Really, you have to try this as soon as possible!
Can’t wait to try this- I am obsessed with avocados and eat them almost daily!
My favorite way to eat avocados!!!!
Oh I will definitely try this soon! My coworkers make fun of me because when the weather is hot, I eat avocado sandwiches every day! I’d love to spice them up a little! Thanks for the tip! :)
What a great idea! We eat a lot of avocados. Your vegan chili looks delicious!
I always squeeze lemon onto my avocados, and today I “marinated” one in sriracha. spicy heat with the creamy cool, Mmm.
I will use these ingredients with tomorrows avocado… ;)
Totally going to try this! Thank you!!!
Getting caught up on your blog!! So many tasty things! I’m trying this with my next avocado.
You are turning Cuban, my friend!
Wow, can’t wait to try this! yum!
NOM NOM NOM
Also yummy that way with a sprinkle of dill, especially if adding to a green a salad.
Try this on a toasted half-bagel topped with a poached egg. Tasty stuff. I have it every morning.
I’ve been eating avocados like this since I was a little kid. Try using any vinegar and oil salad dressing such as Newman’s Own. Works great, tastes great.
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