How to prepare an avocado

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To avoid the flesh from discolouring, prepare avocados just before you serve them.


Step 1

Using a sharp knife, cut the avocado in half lengthways, carefully cutting around the fruit's large central stone.


Step 2

Twist the halves in opposite directions, until they come apart.


Step 3

Use a teaspoon to remove the stone.


Step 4

Carefully peel the skin away from the flesh with your fingers or with the tip of a knife.