1 ripe avocado

1 lime

1 clove of garlic


Chopping board, vegetable knife, mixing bowl, lemon squeezer, garlic press, fork, serving dish, a plate.


  1. Halve the avocado, remove the stone, peel and place in the mixing bowl.
  2. Cut the lime in half and squeeze the juice from one half of the lime into the mixing bowl.
  3. Peel and crush the garlic then add it to the other ingredients.
  4. Mash all the ingredients together with the fork and serve.

Top tips:

  • Serve with grilled tortilla bread cut into triangles, toast sticks or baby sweetcorn.
  • Try adding some finely chopped tomato.


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Food skills:

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Cut, Chop, Slice, Dice & Trim
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Mix, Stir & Combine

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