Insert knife into tip end of whole avocado until knife reaches pit. Rotate knife around pit until avocado is cut in half. Gently pull apart by twisting the two halves.
Score avocado skin of each half into thirds, cutting just to, but not into, flesh of avocado. Using paring knife, pull back centre strip of avocado peel. Then pull back two side strips of peel.
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