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California Avocado Breakfast Bruschetta

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
340 Calories
17 g Fat
9 g Fiber
310 mg Sodium
32 g Carbs
California Avocado Breakfast Bruschetta

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Start your day with a breakfast twist on classic bruschetta: California avocados, tomato, hard-boiled egg and ricotta with basil atop toasted rustic whole grain bread.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and diced
2 medium tomatoes
1 green onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil, plus 2 tbsp for garnish
4 eggs, hard-boiled
12 slices whole wheat baguette bread
1/4 cup reduced fat ricotta cheese
As needed Cracked Black Pepper to Taste

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

Instructions

  1. Dice avocado, tomatoes and green onions.
  2. Peel and chop hard-boiled eggs
  3. Reserving 2 tablespoons of basil for garnish, gently toss the first five ingredients in a small bowl. Add pepper to taste
  4. Toast baguette slices and smear with ricotta cheese.
  5. Top with avocado mix and garnish with chopped basil

Beverage pairing: Delicious with a glass of milk.

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 340
Total Fat 17 g (Sat 3.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 8.5 g)
Cholesterol 190 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Potassium 670 mg
Total Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugar 6 g
Protein 17 g

Vitamin A 1270 (IU); Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 140 mg; Iron 2.8 mg; Vitamin D 44 (IU); Folate 117 mcg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 25%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 15%; Iron 15%

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

About the author

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) consumer education foundation whose purpose is to motivate people to eat more fruits and vegetables to improve public health. The foundation is responsible for a variety of nutrition education and marketing programs, including the new Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® health initiative.

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