How to Cut an Avocado

Learn how to cut an avocado in a few simple steps. A few slices of avocado can transform your Buddha Bowl into a fresh green bowl packed with healthy fats and fiber.

Buddha Bowl Basics

Buddha Bowl basics will teach you simple kitchen basics to help you save food and add flavor to your bowl. Learn how to cut an avocado, it can be difficult and confusing with the pit. But don’t worry we will teach you the best way to slice one up.

Check out all of our recipes to make your Buddha Bowl Grains and Greens, Proteins, Veggies, Sauces and Toppings here! 

How to Cut an Avocado – Step by Step

1.Hold the avocado in one hand and cut long-ways around the pit.

2. Twist apart the two halves. To remove the pit whack your knife into the pit so it sticks and then twist the pit out. If you are going to save half of the avocado, save the half with the pit, it will stay fresh for a longer period of time!

3. Use a large spoon to scoop out the flesh of the avocado.

4. Using your knife, slice the flesh with flat side down on your cutting board.

Tips For Cutting Avocado

Another way to cut an avocado is to slice the avocado in half lengthwise and then cut a cross stitch pattern into the flesh to make cubes. Use a spoon to scoop out the pre-cubed avocado!

You can also use this handy little tool!

If you have tried cutting an avocado, or any recipes on my blog, then please rate it and let me know how it turned out in the comments below!