Your fruit may arrive ripe and ready to eat. As needed, allow them to ripen on the counter at room temperature, as refrigeration will stop the ripening process. Firmness is the best indicator of ripeness. With your hand, apply a gentle pressure to the avocado. If it is hard, it is not ripe. Check avocados daily. Once the avocado yields easily to gentle pressure, it is ready to be enjoyed.
Ripe avocados will keep for two to three days in the refrigerator. The Bacon Avocado is ready to eat if it gives slightly when you apply gentle pressure. When cut open you’ll reveal its light yellow flesh with a rim of green near the skin. The skin will peel effortlessly as it is thin.
While these avocados do not taste like bacon, they have a delicious creamy texture much like the familiar Hass Avocado. Their flavor is rich, bright and refreshing. The healthy fat of the avocado combines well with acidic fruit and vegetables. Enjoy your Bacon Avocados on toast, as guacamole or in a salad. Cut avocados in half, remove pits, slice or dice the flesh, and scoop out using a spoon.
Store fruit on the counter at room temperature for up to 2-3 days, as refrigeration will stop their ripening. Check avocados daily. Ripe avocados will keep for two to three days in the refrigerator.