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How to Remove the Pit from an Avocado - CHOW Tip

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Uploaded on Mar 10, 2009

An avocado pit just sits there, practically laughing at you, as you struggle to release it from the slippery grasp of the delicious fruit. Chef Deborah Schneider, author of ¬°Baja! Cooking on the Edge, shows how easily it can be removed.

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I'm going to show you the fastest way to get an avocado out of its skin and remove the pit. Cut around the lengthwise circumference and just twist the avocado open like this. Tap the pit with our knife to remove. So at this point you can dice the avocado right in the shell and use a spoon to scoop it out. For the other half, loosen up the whole half and then just tap it out on the board. To fan it, make even slices, not all the way through, and then take your hand and just push it. That looks good on a salad.

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