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Easy Avocado Spread


A Chilean Hass Avocado, mashed with a little lemon juice and some salt, can make a terrific spread for sandwiches and appetizers, or to top burgers or hot dogs. Follow the steps below for a variation kids can do. And this version is portable, too. Just tuck the plastic bag in the cooler to tote to tailgate events, games or parties.

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  • 1 ripe of avocado
  • fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • salt, to taste



Step 1

Step 1

With a sharp chef’s knife, cut in half, working around the pit.

Step 2

Twist avocado to separate halves.

Step 3

Using a spoon, scoop avocado flesh into zip top plastic bag. Add a squeeze of lemon juice and salt, if desired.

Step 4

Seal bag and mash with hands until avocado is spreadable.

Step 5

Cut tip off one corner of plastic bag.

Step 6

Using bag as you would a pastry bag, pipe avocado spread onto slices of French bread, crackers, chips or slices of fresh vegetables.

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