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California Avocado and Pea Toast

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

n/a

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
520 Calories
35 g Fat
13 g Fiber
670 mg Sodium
49 g Carbs
California Avocado and Pea Toast

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This brightly flavored avocado toast is Spring in every bite.  

Ingredients

Serves: 1

1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled
1 3/4 tsp. lemon juice, divided
1/4 tsp. sea salt, divided
1/4 tsp. chives, finely minced
1/4 cup fresh peas, blanched
1 Tbsp. shallots, finely minced
1/2 Tbsp. lemon zest, divided
1/2 Tbsp. sherry vinegar
1 1/4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
2 Tbsp. Italian parsley
1/4 cup fresh mint
1/2 tsp. unsalted butter, melted
1 slice 3/4"-thick whole wheat bread

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

Instructions

  1. Mash avocado with a fork and add 3/4 tsp. of lemon juice, 1/8 tsp. salt and chives. Taste and add more lemon and salt if necessary to make flavors pop.
  2. In a separate bowl, take half of the peas and smash gently with the back of a fork. Combine with the rest of the peas and add shallots, 1/4 tablespoon lemon zest, sherry, 1/8 tsp. salt, 3/4 tsp. lemon juice and 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil and stir to combine.
  3. In another bowl, combine parsley, mint, 1/4 Tbsp. lemon zest, 1/4 tsp. lemon juice and remaining olive oil.
  4. Brush the melted butter on the bread and lightly toast each side.
  5. Spread mashed avocado onto toast, making the sides slightly higher than the middle. Place pea mixture in the center, and pile high with seasoned herb mixture.
Nutrition information per serving

Calories 520
Total Fat 35 g (Sat 6 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 4.5 g, Mono 22 g)
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 670 mg
Potassium 820 mg
Total Carbohydrates 49 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugar 6 g
Protein 10 g

Vitamin A 1419 IU; Vitamin C 36 mg; Calcium 81 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 1.4 IU; Folate 156 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.3 g 

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 30%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 8%; Iron 20%

*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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