Easy hack to ripen an avocado at home in just 10 minutes


As delicious as avocados are, ripeness is an important factor in how they taste. Here’s a trick to easily ripen an avocado at home in minutes.

Whether in a salad, as a topping or in a dip, avocados are an extremely versatile fruit. Not only that, Avocados are also very nutritious and are considered a superfood by nutritionists.

While seasoned home cooks may know how to choose the best ready-to-eat avocados from the grocery store, there are those of us who have no idea how to go about it. Some of us also like to buy our avocados in bulk. Even though buying unripe avocados is the only way, this raises the issues of dealing with unripe avocados.

But with this simple hack reported by To express, Ripening an avocado is a matter of minutes. The hack was originally shared by Youtuber DaveHax.

Avocados are also extremely nutritious and are considered a superfood by nutritionists Jupiter images

10 minute mince to ripen an avocado

DaveHax shares his life hacks and cooking tips on his YouTube channel with over 6 million subscribers. He shared his avocado ripening hack in a video titled, “Instantly Ripe Avocado – Life Hack.’

To ripen avocados instantly, all you have to do is:

  • Take an avocado and wrap it in aluminum foil
  • Place the foil-wrapped avocado on a baking dish
  • Place the casserole dish in a preheated oven at about 200°F or 93.3°C
  • Leave it in for 10 minutes and then take it out
  • Place the avocado on a cooling rack and let cool completely

Your avocado should be ripe and ready to eat within 10 minutes.

DaveHax’s avocado hack video

Why does this hack work?

According to DaveHax, gently heating the avocado in the oven releases gases that surround it, which in turn speeds up the ripening process.

He also advises that if the fruit was very hard to begin with, you might need to keep the avocado in the oven longer.

Sources used:

To express: ‘How to ripen an avocado in just 10 minutes with a simple trick – “perfect for eating”

CNN: ‘Benefits of avocados: 4 ways they are good for your health’

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