How to Cut an Avocado

Whether you want one for toast, guacamole, or a smoothie, here's the best way to get into an avocado.

How to Cut an Avocado

A scaly avocado can look intimidating, but cutting one is actually pretty simple.

First, choose an avocado that gives a bit when you press into the skin, but isn't mushy.

Next, slice around the equator of the avocado. Twist to separate the halves. Remove the pit with a sharp knife and discard. Peel off the skin.

Slice, dice, and enjoy!