Food Bites pp 43-45 | Cite as

How to Keep Guacamole from Turning Brown

  • Richard W. Hartel
  • AnnaKate Hartel


How do you stop guacamole from turning brown? Eat it all right away, of course. But what if your guacamole eyes are bigger than your stomach, or you want to prepare it ahead of time for a party. How do you keep it from turning browner than river mud?


Citric Acid Polyphenol Oxidase Lemon Juice Enzymatic Browning Plastic Wrap 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard W. Hartel
    • 1
  • AnnaKate Hartel
    • 2
  1. 1.MadisonUSA
  2. 2.MadisonUSA

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