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Avocado Bruschetta

Total time:

4 min

Prep time:

n/a

Cook time:

4 min

Avocado Bruschetta

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Creamy avocado is mixed with a few special ingredients to make this Italian appetizer.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

As needed 1 crusty french baguette
As needed olive oil
As needed 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados
As needed 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
As needed 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
As needed 1 Tablespoon fresh chopped basil
As needed salt
As needed pepper

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

Heat the grill until very hot. Cut eight slices of the bread about a half inch thick and on the diagonal. Drizzle one side with some olive oil. Place on the grill and toast for about two minutes each side. Don't leave them as they burn very quickly! Once they're toasted, leave to the side and make the avocado. Place the avocados in a bowl and mash with a fork. Add the lemon juice, garlic, basil, salt and pepper. Stir gently to combine. Spoon onto each bruschetta slice. Drizzle some more olive oil over the avocado and serve at once.

Nutrition information per serving


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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