Three Easy Ways to Freeze Avocados

Learn how to freeze and preserve avocados three ways


– Avocado – Fresh lemon juice

Whole Avocado

If freezing whole avocados, simply wrap the avocado tightly with plastic wrap or beeswax paper and then place in the freezer.

Avocado Halves

Slice the avocado into two halves. Brush each side with some lemon juice. Then wrap with plastic wrap or beeswax paper and store in the freezer.

Avocado Slices

Slice the avocado into two halves and remove the pit. Use a spoon to scoop the avocado flesh out, and then cut them into thin slices or cubes.

Avocado Slices

Next, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place your avocado slices or cubes on the baking sheet. Throw these in the freezer for at least an hour.

Avocado Slices

Once they're individually frozen, you can transfer them to an airtight container or a freezer bag, and store them in the freezer.

Mashed Avocado

If freezing mashed avocado, after removing the pit and scooping out the flesh, place it into a bowl.

Mashed Avocado

Then use a fork to mash for chunkier texture.  Add a tablespoon of lemon juice  before the final pulse or mash.

Mashed Avocado

Then portion into individual airtight, freezer proof containers, and then store them in the freezer!

Frozen avocados are a great way to stock up on the fruit when they're less expensive.