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Lanclain Wed 21-Jun-17 14:47:47

Hello. Are they any good? Has anybody bought a bag?

marmitecheesetoast Wed 21-Jun-17 17:43:45

Have had a bag of frozen avocado halves from Tesco. Find they work well in smoothies but go a bit funny when left to defrost for use in salad etc

laundryelf Wed 21-Jun-17 18:40:27

Too mushy for me, no use at all. Threw them in the bin as no one could eat them. Don't waste your money.

schmalex Wed 21-Jun-17 18:54:33

They are gross.

Lanclain Wed 21-Jun-17 22:05:34

Haha that's what I thought. Thanks everyone

RhythmAndStealth Thu 22-Jun-17 05:41:19

Fine for smoothies, haven't even tried them for anything else.

twofloorsup Thu 22-Jun-17 07:43:14

Same experience here.
Fine for smoothie but go brown if left out to defrost as per instructions.

PinkCloudDweller Sun 25-Jun-17 21:33:05

I've heard they are good for guacamole, but I haven't tried them myself.

SequinsOnEverything Sun 25-Jun-17 21:47:32

I found them good for mashing on toast.

Aridane Sun 03-Dec-17 15:04:26

I was wondering if they would be good for guacamole

IceFall Sun 03-Dec-17 16:32:36

Ok for guacamole and smashed on toast or in smoothies. I wouldn’t use them sliced in salads or anything where texture is important.

oxcat1 Mon 04-Dec-17 14:09:19

I love them!! I think it is best to leave them to defrost in cold water, then they don't go brown. Admittedly, I have only used them for guacamole or on toast....

Silverthorn Mon 04-Dec-17 14:12:39

I have a 2year old bag in the freezer. I can never remember to defrost them. Guacamole is a great idea....

petitdonkey Mon 04-Dec-17 14:13:35

I find them great for guacamole or on toast.

oxcat1 Tue 05-Dec-17 22:12:48

Defrost them in cold water, @Silverthorn: hardly takes any time and they don't go brown.

Trollingwithmyhomies Tue 05-Dec-17 22:20:28

what about those delicious vegan chocolate cake recipes which use avocados?

oxcat1 Thu 07-Dec-17 14:33:46

I would have thought that was a perfect use for them!

What I like is that they are always perfectly ripe. How often do you buy an unripe avocado, watch it eagerly for days, checking for signs of ripeness, just to nip to the toilet and have it go over in the five minutes you're out of the room?!

FluffyWuffy100 Thu 07-Dec-17 17:00:49

@Trollingwithmyhomies yes that would be good too actually.

I make a this amazing chocolate orange avocado moose by the medicinal chef. Recommend serving with raspberries on the side and a sprinkle of salt on the moose.

FluffyWuffy100 Thu 07-Dec-17 17:02:01

@oxcat1 of the angst when you buy "perfectly ripe avocado" only to find they are NOT in fact perfectly ripe? The trauma...

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