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How to Preserve Avocados

I've been trying to figure out how to preserve avocados because sometimes I find them for 50 cents each, and don't get to each all I've grabbed before then start to turn bad. I tried to coat slices in lemon juice and dehydrate them but the slices turned brown.

lemon juice
freezer wrap

Directions - Method 1:
Halve and pit the avocados. Sprinkle each with lemon juice. Wrap each half completely, leaving no air space, in aluminum foil or freezer wrap. Store for a max of 2 months.

Directions - Method 2:
Halve and pit the avocados. Mash the pulp. Mix thoroughly with lemon juice. Lay freezer wrap in a small shallow freezer container. Pack the pulp immediately and fold over the freezer wrap and squeeze out all air. Freeze. When frozen solid, take out of freezer container, and place in a freezer baggie and mark. Return to freezer. Store for a max of a few months. Good to use for quacamole.

Note: instead of using lemon juice, you can use a strong ascorbic-acid solution, or a combination of both.

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