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How to make avocado ripe and tasty if you bought it unripe

How to make avocado ripe and tasty if you bought it unripe How to make avocado tasty (Photo: freepik.com)

Stiff and unripe avocados are a popular ingredient for breakfasts and interesting dishes. However, sometimes stores sell unripe and very hard fruits, and then you may have to wait for several days until the "alligator pear" (that's what avocado is often called) ripens. However, there is a life hack that will help you deal with this problem much faster, according to Daily Express.

If an avocado is unripe - what to do

When an avocado is unripe, it is bitter and tasteless. Such fruit can spoil the dish and mood, so it's best not to eat it. However, don't rush to throw it away. A simple life hack with a microwave can help you.

Take the avocado and cut it in half. The pit needs to be removed. Then wrap each half of the avocado in plastic wrap suitable for microwave heating.

Place the wrapped halves in the microwave, set the timer for two minutes, and set the heating temperature to high. When the avocado warms up, let it cool a bit and put the fruit in cold water; this will stop the heating process of the pulp, and it won't "boil."

After that, you can confidently taste the fruit. The avocado will become soft, tasty, and very ripe. Thanks to this, you can easily prepare guacamole or toasts; you can also add the fruits to smoothies and salads.

Дві хвилини і готово. Як зробити авокадо стиглим і смачним, якщо купили незріле

How to ripen avocado (Photo: freepik.com)

Benefits of Avocado

Avocado contains monounsaturated fats that help lower "bad" cholesterol levels and support heart health. Additionally, the flesh contains vitamins C, E, K, and B-group, as well as folate.

Antioxidants such as lutein and zeaxanthin found in avocados benefit the eyes and the entire body. The fiber in the fruit contributes to normalizing the digestive system and controlling blood sugar levels.

Moreover, avocado can benefit the skin and hair due to its vitamins and nutrients.

Recall that we previously mentioned the 6 healthiest nuts that should be included in everyone's diet.

In addition, it has recently become known about 5 vegetables that you can easily grow even in an apartment.