California Avocado Butter and Smoked Trout Toast

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Total Time: 40 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 480
Total Fat 31g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 16g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 770mg
Total Carbs 40g
Dietary Fiber 10g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 13g
Potassium 560mg

Vitamin A 705 IU; Vitamin C 23 mg; Calcium 86 mg; Iron 2.8 mg; Vitamin D 6 IU; Folate 138 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.8 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 40%; Calcium 8%; Iron 15%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Smoky trout and creamy California Avocado butter combine perfectly for a delicious breakfast or snack. The tasty avocado butter recipe also can be used for other avocado toast recipes and sandwiches.

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Serves: 1

3 tsp. shallots, very thinly sliced 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled 1/4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice, divided 1/8 tsp. salt, divided 1/4 (3.9-oz.) tin oil packed smoked trout, drained 1 slice 3/4"-thick rye bread 1/2 Tbsp. butter, melted 3 tsp. Italian parsley 1/4 Tbsp. fried capers (see make-ahead recipe, below) 1 Tbsp. lemon zest Fried Capers 1/4 Tbsp. capers in brine As needed Canola oil
  1. Place sliced shallots onto a paper towel to drain, and set aside.
  2. Make California Avocado Butter by thoroughly mashing avocado, butter, 1/4 tablespoon lemon juice and 1/8 tsp. salt and blending until smooth.
  3. Drain liquid from trout and set aside.
  4. Brush bread with melted butter and lightly toast each side
  5. Spread avocado butter mixture onto toast.
  6. Place trout on top of avocado; layer shallots and parsley on top. Finish with fried capers and remaining lemon juice. Garnish with lemon zest.

Fried Capers Instructions

  1. Place capers onto a paper towel and set aside to dry out for 30 minutes.
  2. Once they have dried, heat pot on stove with 1-inch of frying oil.
  3. When hot, add capers and fry until no bubbles appear around the capers. Remove and place on a new plate lined with paper towels.

*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.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

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


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