How to Make Avocado Jam
Contrary to what many people think, avocado is a fruit and not a vegetable. It is rich in fats and in Vitamin E. There are many ways to prepare it, two of the most common are guacamole and sauce. However, one of the most original is avocado jam, ideal for spreading on bread and with a very distinctive taste. At OneHowTo we'll show you how to make avocado jam.
The most important thing when making this avocado jam recipe is to carefully choose the main ingredient. Go to the store and find ripe avocados, find out when this fruit is in season, and when you touch it is neither too hard nor too soft. So carefully choose all the avocados by making sure they are ripe enough.
Also, avocados oxidize very quickly, so once you cut them open you should work quickly to cook them and keep them from going bad. To cut and peel it, open it in half, take out the pit and, using a spoon, separate the skin.
We should note that the 500 grams of avocado needs to be the weight after it's cut; this is important because you use half the weight of the fruit for the sugar in the avocado jam. Mix both ingredients with lemon juice and put both ingredients in a saucepan for about three hours to mix well.
After this time, put the pan on the heat and let it simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. The idea is that the mixture is not a liquid but becomes a homogeneous dough.
Once we have this, turn off the heat and put the jam in glass, airtight containers to make sure it is kept in good condition for longer and we can eat it slowly. This is perfect to add to sandwiches for a very distinct taste. You can make avocado jam bruschetta as part of a summer party finger food menu.
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