approx: 3-4 pieces
Hass avocados are green and hard when they arrive. When fully ripe, the flavor is rich and nutty, with a slightly sweet aftertaste. Avocado slices can be added to sandwiches or salads, or they can be mashed with lime juice, onion, tomato, cilantro, salt, and other spices to make guacamole.
expectation: To manage your expectations, these are not ripe.
how to ripen avocados: The simplest way to ripen avocados is to leave them on the counter for 3-5 days to ripen naturally or place it in a paper bag with an apple or banana if you want to speed up the ripening process.
tips for a quick ripeness test: Apply gentle pressure to the stem to see if it yields. If it does, it's ready for consumption! *Avoid squeezing too hard as this can cause bruising*
storage: If you won't be able to eat the avocado once it's ripe, place it in the refrigerator to slow the ripening process. Should last 2-3 days.
nutritional info: per 68g (source - everydayhealth.com)
Calories 114 | Dietary fiber 6 g | Total sugar 0.2 g | Potassium 345 milligrams (mg) | Sodium 5.5 mg | Magnesium 19.5 mg | Vitamin A 43 mg | Vitamin E 1.3 mg | Vitamin K 14 mg | Vitamin B-6 0.2 mg | Monounsaturated fatty acids 6.7 g
*Always wash your fruits and vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting or cooking.