A savvy bargain hunter managed to get hold of over $32 worth of avocados for just $3 from her local grocery store and unveiled her nifty hack to keep them fresh for weeks

Australian mom shares how to keep avocado fresh after Coles bargain

Bargain-loving mom shares her VERY clever avocado making trick last WEEKS after scoring 25 for just $3

  • An Australian mom shared her handy hack for keeping avocados fresh
  • The Queensland bargain hunter scored 25 avocados for just $3 from Coles
  • To keep them fresh, she has mashed them and separated them into zip-lock bags
  • She keeps the bags in the freezer to use on toast, in pasta or as guacamole

A frugal mom shared her nifty trick for keeping avocados fresh for weeks after scoring a bargain on Australia’s favorite fruit.

In a after too popular facebook group, Markdown Addicts Australia, the Queensland woman caught five bags of avocados discounted 65 cents from $6.50 at her local Coles.

She then mashed them up, separated them into sandwich bags, and kept them in the freezer to make them last.

A savvy bargain hunter managed to get hold of over $32 worth of avocados for just $3 from her local grocery store and unveiled her nifty hack to keep them fresh for weeks

The bargain-loving wife mashed all the avocados in a bowl, divided them into 33 ziplock flat bags and placed them in the freezer

The bargain-loving wife mashed all the avocados in a bowl, divided them into 33 ziplock flat bags and placed them in the freezer

Reduced Avocados to 65 cents for a pack of 5. MSRP was $32.50. I got it for $3.25. 25 avocados in total. In bags and in the freezer,” she wrote.

The bargain-loving wife mashed all the avocados in a bowl, divided them into 33 ziplock flat bags and placed them in the freezer.

She said the avocados remain green after thawing, taste the same and as usual are easy to use for toast, pasta and guacamole.

Her post received hundreds of likes and dozens of comments from impressed group members.

‘Nice score. My possum loves avocado, so I buy piles of it,” said one, while another wrote, “Why can’t I ever find such bargains? Well done.’

She said the avocados stay green, taste the same when thawed, and can be used on toast, pasta, and guacamole as normal.

She said the avocados stay green, taste the same when thawed, and can be used on toast, pasta, and guacamole as normal.

Others shared their own ways to keep Australia’s favorite fruit fresher for longer.

“I had a bunch of avos that I put in a tub of water in the fridge while I was going away for a few days — fast forward in two weeks and they were still perfect!” a mother explained.

“I puree avo with some lemon juice and then freeze them in ice cubes ready to use…they thaw very quickly,” suggested another.

Previously, health and wellness guru Caroline Groth went viral when she unveiled her ‘life-changing’ hack to ripen hard avocados in just 24 hours.

The Danish-Australian Instagrammer went viral after posting a clip online of her putting a hard avocado in a paper bag with a kiwi to soften it.

Guys, Green Skin + Shepard Avocado season means I legitimately need a spreadsheet to track when I have avocados to eat, because they take forever to ripen. But no more…insert the best 101 life hack ever,” she wrote in the caption.

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Previously, health and wellness guru Caroline Groth went viral for revealing her 'life-changing' hack for ripening hard avocados in just 24 hours

Previously, health and wellness guru Caroline Groth went viral for revealing her ‘life-changing’ hack for ripening hard avocados in just 24 hours

In the clip, she simply stores the avocado in a paper bag with a kiwi, as it apparently ‘releases ethylene gas’ – an important plant hormone released to induce ripening.

“The paper bag traps the gas so the process goes faster, meaning you’ll have ripe avocados within 24 hours,” the Sydney influencer wrote.

Caroline’s hack comes in the midst of Shepard avocado season, which is notoriously harder to ripen than Australia’s favorite variety Haas, and dozens in the comments have been grateful for the “baffling” idea.

In the clip, she simply stores the avocado in a paper bag with a kiwi, as apparently it 'releases ethylene gas' - an important plant hormone released to trigger ripening.

In the clip, she simply stores the avocado in a paper bag with a kiwi, as it apparently ‘releases ethylene gas’ – an important plant hormone released to trigger ripening.

‘But how? Stunned,” said one fan, while another commented, “This is life changing!!! Thank you’.

A third said she “needed” this tip and others shared their own avocado hacks.

“It also works with banana in a brown paper bag,” one woman wrote.

‘I have a hack for your hack. Only lightly press the top of the avocado to see if it is ripe, not the sides. Pushing on the sides will bruise you,” a second advised.

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