Shelf Life Tips
- How long does an opened package of guacamole last? The exact answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions - to maximize the shelf life of guacamole, keep it refrigerated at all times.
How long does opened guacamole last in the refrigerator? Opened guacamole will generally keep for about 3 to 5 days, assuming it has been continuously refrigerated.
To further extend the shelf life of guacamole, freeze it: to freeze guacamole, place inside covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
How long does guacamole last in the freezer? Properly stored, guacamole will maintain best quality in the freezer for about 6 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
The freezer time shown is for best quality only - guacamole that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
How can you tell if guacamole is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the guacamole: if guacamole develops an off odor or flavor, or if mold appears, discard the guacamole.
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