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Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.

Today: What do you do when an avocado has just about passed its prime? KatieQ turns a browning avocado into pesto.

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The moment when you eagerly cut open an avocado, only to find that it's started to turn brown, can be tragic. But KatieQ has a solution: With the help of her friend, Clare, the two blend avocado with basil, olive oil, and lemon to make a pesto like you've never seen it. Mix it with the noodle of your choice, top with cheese, and you've got yourself a delicious meal. You'll never let another avocado go to waste again.

What creative things have you done with pesto?

Tags: avocado pesto, avocado, pesto, pasta