For many of us avocado lovers, there’s nothing more delicious than freshly prepared large avocado, whether it’s sliced onto toast with a drizzle of balsamic dressing, diced atop a colorful Cobb salad, or mashed into a spicy bowl of guacamole. And the fact that the tasty fruit (yep, it’s categorized as a fruit, not a vegetable) is rich in potassium, omega 3 fatty acids, Vitamins K, B5, B6, C, and more doesn’t hurt either. The challenge? Getting all that green flesh out of the avocado’s skin and chopped without making a huge mess.
The good news is there are some great gadgets on the market today that can help make our avocados easy to prep and mess-free. And just in case you’re in disbelief, we’ve gathered 10 of our favorites to show off here in the blog today. So without further ado — avocado lovers, get those recipes ready and gather ‘round to check out our great avocado gadgets!
- OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer
The OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer leads our list today with its convenient splitter, patented avocado pitter, comfy non-slip grip, and slicer all in one. Enjoy seven even slices of delicious green flesh across your avocado toast or tacos anytime you use this simple gadget and make as much or as little as you need. This short video demonstration shows you how to do it. What’s more? It stays clean easily when placed on the top rack of your dishwasher, too.
- Williams Sonoma Avocado Slicer & Cuber
The Williams Sonoma Avocado Slicer and Cuber lets you make your avocado chunks the size you prefer: either long, dramatic slices or cute little cubes. Simple to stash away in the utensil drawer in one complete piece when you’re done, this tool comes apart and fits back together with ease.
The ergonomic grip handle is perfect for anyone to hold and the design is simple to follow: just scoop out the avocado in one piece, then use the stainless steel blades once lengthwise for avocado strips and again sideways for cubes. It’s also dishwasher safe.
Joie Avocado Fresh Saver Pod
So what happens if you only want to eat half of your avocado now and save the other half for lunch tomorrow? Normally, anything you’d try would allow your stored half to turn a yucky brown color while waiting to be eaten. Not attractive when you pull it out of the fridge for chopping! Luckily, there’s a super handy new gadget called the Joie Avocado Saver Pod, which allows you to store your avocado safely without wasteful plastic wrap or bags. BPA-free, this great gadget is shaped like the veggie within, allowing you to find it easily in the fridge. It’s also dishwasher safe. For best results, you can squeeze a spritz of fresh lemon juice over the exposed flesh of the avocado before storing.
- AvoLoop Peeler
This nifty gadget is available in three sizes, so you can neatly lift your avocado out of its skin in one motion, as well as your mango, papaya, and/or your kiwi — or any similar produce that’s difficult to peel and fits!
The AvoLoop Peeler has an easily graspable wooden handle and a super easy peeler with no sharp edges or other ways to injure yourself. Just rinse and wipe dry or pop it into your dishwasher once finished.
- Avocado Cuber Tool by AVADO
When you need perfect cubes every time, go with this gadget. The Avocado Cuber from AVADO is ideal for making precisely the right size avocado pieces while using every single bit of flesh.
This dishwasher-safe gem is easy to use too. Just press it down into your halved, pitted avocado, twist, and lift. Your cubes will be instantly and effortlessly prepped, and ready for whatever you’ve got in mind!
- Jokari 5-in-1 Multi Use Avocado Tool
Whether you’re making avocado popsicles, green goddess dressing, an all new avocado toast recipe, or a zesty taco salad, this groovy gadget has all you need to get it done. Work your way through your recipe using the 5 parts of the tool; the knife to cut open your fruit, the pitter to extract the pit, the scooper to pull out all the soft flesh, the slicer to chop up your pieces, and the ultra stiff masher to smash your guacamole into just the right consistency.
Rumor has it you can use this tool for other produce too, like potatoes, beans, and other side dishes, fruits, and much more. BPA-free and dishwasher safe, this tool can simply be rinsed off as well.
- Casabella Guac-Lock
Sturdily made, shatter-proof, stain-resistant, dishwasher-safe, and BPA-free, the Casabella Guac-Lock will hold your delicious guacamole, keeping it fresh in the fridge with its innovative non-browning technology until you’re ready to eat.
Just follow the package’s instructions to fill and then press all the air out of the container to form an air-tight seal. You’ll be able to securely store up to 24 ounces of guacamole in it. The container’s dimensions are 4 3/4-Inch x 3 1/2-Inch tall. Check today’s prices here.
- Trudeau Avocado Slicer
For the dedicated minimalist, this simple tool does everything you need it to do without anything extra. In a simple white stainless steel, the Trudeau Avocado Slicer makes perfectly even-sized avocado slices, removes the pit, and peels off the skin. Done? Use it on your melons, mangoes, odd-shaped avocados, and other fruits and veggies too. (We read in one of the descriptions that it works really well on holiday pumpkins if you happen to be hollowing those out.) This tool is dishwasher-safe, and the dimensions are: 6″ L x 3-1/5″ W x 1-1/2″ H.
- Chef’n Avoquado 4-In-1 Tool in Arugula
If you like a little more style to your kitchen gadget, the Chef’n Avoquado 4-in-1 Tool in Arugula might be for you. Safe for the top rack of your dishwasher, this tool isn’t only easy to keep clean, but it’s a cinch to use.
With the safety blade, you just slice the avocado as you wish, then use the scoop to remove the flesh, and finally slice it all up into perfectly sized pieces. It works on any size avocado you may have. It doesn’t get much easier than this!
- AvoSeedo Avocado Tree Growing Kit
If you love avocados more than the average Joe, this final gadget may be just what you need! Grow your own never-ending supply of nutritious, delicious avocados at home. The AvoSeedo Avocado Tree Growing Kit sets you up for success with its unique gardening system. Just place your clean avocado pit in the center of your AvoSeedo “boat”, fill the outside with water, and let it float. Change the water every two weeks and watch it grow!