How to Cut an Avocado

5 from 3 votes

This is the easiest and quickest way to cut an Avocado. Trust me. If you use Avocados often in the kitchen, then you must master this skill.

How to cut and avocado

If you struggle with cutting and coring avocados, this tutorial is for you. This is an important skill to learn if you often make guacamole or any other type of Mexican Food.

While you might think it is a simple task, there is a trick to it. If you follow my technique exactly, you will have no problems at all peeling and seeding your avocados.

It really isn’t that hard to cut an avocado but it helps if you know how they are made and the easiest way to get the skin off and get the pit out. It may seem simple but this tutorial will make it so much easier for you.

Hopefully this short tutorial will help those of you that don’t have much experience working with Avocados.

Choosing the wrong avocado will ruin your dish. Especially when the avocado is the main ingredient like in Guacamole. Basically, you want a perfectly ripe Avocado. This is a great article on How to Select the Perfect Avocado.

Now that you have mastered the skill of cutting and coring an Avocado, check out my awesome Guacamole Recipes. My Blue Cheese Guacamole Recipe is a fan favorite! If Guacamole is not your thing, check out Richelle’s Chicken Nacho Recipe. To Die For!

If you found this tutorial helpful, you might want to check these out: How to Peel a Kiwi and How to Make Perfect Bacon or these awesome recipes made with avocados:

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how to cut an avocado

How to cut an Avocado

This is the easiest and quickest way to cut an Avocado. Trust me. If you use Avocados often in the kitchen, then you must master this skill.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Author Rodney
Servings 1 avocado
Calories 322 kcal


  • Knife
  • Spoon


  • 1 Avocado


  • Cut off the small end of the Avocado
  • Using a knife, cut the avocado lengthwise.
  • Twist the avocado to expose the 2 halves.
  • Use the knife to remove the seed.
  • Using a spoon, insert between the skin and the fruit.
  • Rotate the avocado to separate the skin from the fruit.

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Calories: 322kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 4gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 20gSodium: 14mgPotassium: 975mgFiber: 13gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 293IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Monica says:

    I loved this article. Who would have know how simple it really is.

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