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Nosh on their creamy goodness and get a body-nourishing dose of:
A few words about healthy fats: They help you absorb other healthy nutrients. Studies show people who pair tomato sauce or carrots with fresh sliced avocado or guacamole absorbed more vitamin A from their meals.
Frustrated by how quickly your guac can turn brown? Try this trick from Epicurious: Put your fresh guacamole in a container that has a tight-fitting lid. Push the guacamole down into the container to get rid of any air pockets. Pour one-half inch of lukewarm water on top, seal the container, then refrigerate. When you're ready to eat, drain the water and stir the guacamole. Guacamole can stay green for up to three days with this storage trick.
Here are some tasty ways to add avocados to your diet:
Originally published 2/8/2016; Revised 2019, 2021, 2023
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