Also known as an alligator pear or butter fruit, the versatile avocado is the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA). Avocados are a naturally nutrient-dense food and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals.
- 6 ounce(s) Avocado or 1 fruit
Place the avocado lengthwise on a secure surface to prevent slipping.
Hold the avocado securely with one hand.
Slice slowly down the center lengthwise around the seed, beginning at the smaller end.
Hold the avocado in the palm of one hand, use your other hand to twist and rotate the two halves apart.
Remove the seed by sliding a spoon between the seed and the fruit.
Gently guide the seed out of the fruit.
Slice the avocado in half or cut into wedges.
Pull the outer dark layer of skin away from the inner green flesh of the fruit.
Amount Per Serving (45g)
Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 3.9g
Dietary Fiber 3.1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.