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California Avocado and Pea Toast

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Total Time:

10min

Prep Time:

10min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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520
Calories
35 g
Total Fat
13 g
Dietary Fiber
10 g
Protein
49 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado and Pea Toast

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
Tbsp.  shallots, finely minced
1/2  Tbsp.  lemon zest, divided
1/2  Tbsp.  sherry vinegar
1 1/4  Tbsp.  extra virgin olive oil, divided
Tbsp.  Italian parsley
1/4  cup  fresh mint
1/2  tsp.  unsalted butter, melted
  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
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Unsaturated Fat 22 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 mg
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Protein 10 g
Total Carbs 49 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 670 mg
Potassium 820 mg
Total Sugar 6 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.

Jessica Koslow

SQIRL in Los Angeles

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