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Mediterranean Avocado Toast

Total time:

15 min

Prep time:

5 min

Cook time:

10 min

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
350 Calories
19 g Fat
7 g Fiber
510 mg Sodium
25 g Carbs
Mediterranean Avocado Toast

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A tasty sample of the Mediterranean diet on an easy-to-make avocado toast. California Avocado hummus, salmon and olives make this a delicious lunch, snack or protein-happy breakfast with an excellent source of protein (40% DV) and vitamin D (60% DV).

Ingredients

Serves: 2

1 tsp. olive oil, plus additional for drizzling (optional)
4 oz. salmon steak, cut in half
1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and diced
1/2 cup prepared hummus
2 slices rosemary and olive oil bread, or your favorite bread
4 Mediterranean-style olives, pitted and halved

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

Instructions

  1. In a medium skillet, heat oil on medium.
  2. Add salmon and cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until done. Remove skin.
  3. Meanwhile, mash half of the avocado into the hummus. Stir in remaining avocado.
  4. Toast bread, then spread with avocado hummus.
  5. Top with salmon, flaking with a fork if desired, then olives.
  6. If desired drizzle with extra olive oil.

Serving Suggestion: Serve on your favorite toast or bagel.

Beverage Pairing: Sparkling rose, pinot noir or fino sherry, for sipping.

*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 350
Total Fat 19 g (Sat 3 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 4 g, Mono 10 g)
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 510 mg
Potassium 560 mg
Total Carbohydrates 25 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugar 0 g
Protein 20 g

Vitamin A 168 IU; Vitamin C 4 mg; Calcium 66 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 247 IU; Folate 89 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 6%; Iron 15 %; Vitamin D 60%

*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

Created in 1978, the California Avocado Commission strives to enhance the premium positioning of California avocados through advertising, promotion and public relations, and engages in related industry activities. California avocados are commercially cultivated with uncompromising dedication to quality and freshness, by more than 3,000 growers in the Golden State. The California Avocado Commission serves as the official information source for California avocados and the California avocado industry.

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