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How to Vacuum Seal Your Guacamole

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The FoodSaver® Food Preservation System is capable of preserving a variety of foods in your kitchen, from raw ingredients to homemade dishes that can last for months and months. Guacamole is a crowd-pleasing dip ideal for serving on many different occasions, but it can have a very short shelf life when stored using traditional methods.

Instead of throwing out your delectable dip, keep it fresh with your FoodSaver® Food Preservation System, which has features that can preserve fresh guacamole, whether it's stored in a jar, container or freezer bag.

Jarring Your Guacamole
After preparing your favorite guacamole recipe, consider transferring the dip to a small jar that can be sealed tightly to prevent air particles from altering its taste or color. Spoon prepared guacamole from the bowl to a mason jar, wiping the lip to remove any excess dip from the surface. Leave at least 1 inch of space between the lid and the contents of the jar to ensure an optimal seal.

Place the lid onto the jar, keeping the metal ring to the side until you're finished. Attach your FoodSaver® Regular Jar Sealer to the top of the jar and allow the food sealer to remove the air from the container.

Freezing for Long-Term Storage
If you prefer keeping your guacamole stored in large batches, consider freezing it in FoodSaver® Vacuum Seal Bags. First, place your container of guacamole in the freezer for 45-60 minutes. You want the mixture to begin the freezing process, but not become too solid. When the guacamole has become firm but not frozen, transfer it to a FoodSaver® Vacuum Seal Bag, then seal it with an air-tight seal using your FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealer.

This method is ideal for those times when you buy avocados or onions in bulk. You can put them to good use by whipping up a large batch of guacamole and storing it in the freezer in smaller portions for future parties or individual servings.