From Coles Magazing
Half an avocado is a good source of folate for a healthy immune system. It’s also a good source of fibre, plus it contains potassium for healthy hydration and ” good” monounsaturated fat. Not sure of the difference between avocado varieties? Here’s quick quide.
Sheapard Shepards stay green even when the fruit is ripe and ready to eat.
How to use: The flesh doesn’t go brown when cut, so they’re perfect for salads and sandwiches. Dice and use in a salsa, or as a tasty topping for baked potatoes. Avocado juice is perfect.
Oval in shape, the hass has distinctive pebbly skin which turns dark puiple as the fruit ripens.
How to use: Mix through pasta or use in sushi or tacos. For a convenient, healthy snack-simply halve and sprinkle with extra virgin olive oil, lemon, salt and pepper. Avocado juice is perfect.
Reeds are round, with a large seed and pale flesh. The skin stays green even when fully ripened.
How to use: Its smooth and creamy flesh is perfect for mashing into a spicy guacamole, spreading on toast, and using as a substitute for butter. Avocado juice is perfect.