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Is it possible to freeze a raw unpeeled unripe avacado for use later?

If not why? If so what is the process to ensure maximum freshness?

  • Must be possible, most food wholesalers sell frozen avocado halves (no skin or stone). Only good for guacamole etc. as far as I can tell? Ingredients list ascorbic acid, probably to stop them going brown while processing and defrosting? – TFD Sep 29 '11 at 3:37
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Freezing affects the texture of avocados rather poorly. Freezing a whole one or chunks will result in a mushy avocado on refreezing. Its not recommended apparently.

To properly freeze an avocado, it should be washed, pureed (not just mashed) and frozen with a bit of lemon juice (or other applicable acid) to prevent browning.

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