California Avocado Butter and Smoked Trout Toast

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31 g
Total Fat
40 g
Total Carbs
13 g
40 mg
 California Avocado Butter and Smoked Trout Toast

Smoky trout and creamy avocado butter combine perfectly for a delicious breakfast.  


Serves: 1
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
  slice 3/4"-thick rye bread
1/2  Tbsp.  butter, melted
tsp.  Italian parsley
1/4  Tbsp.  fried capers (see make-ahead recipe, below)
Tbsp.  lemon zest
    Fried Capers
1/4  Tbsp.  capers in brine
  As needed  Canola oil

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


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

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%

*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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