California Avocado Toast with Prosciutto, Fennel and Medjool Date

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Total Time: 9 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 620
Total Fat 35g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 1600mg
Total Carbs 57g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 24g
Potassium 720mg

Vitamin A 663 IU; Vitamin C 24 mg; Calcium 300 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 143 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.09 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 40%; Calcium 30%; Iron 20%


*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.

This Italian-inspired breakfast toast combines salty and sweet to perfection with its use of Medjool dates, manchego cheese and decadent prosciutto. 

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Serves: 1

1 slice 3/4"-thick country bread 1/2 tsp. Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and thinly sliced 1/8 kosher salt 1/4 cup fennel, thinly sliced 1 1/2 Tbsp. Italian parsley 1/2 lemon, juiced 2 slices prosciutto 1 Medjool date, thinly sliced 1 oz. manchego cheese, finely grated
  1. Drizzle sliced bread with olive oil. Toast on a flat top, non-stick frying pan or griddle until golden brown.
  2. Place the avocado slices on top of toasted bread and sprinkle lightly with kosher salt.
  3. Toss fennel slices and parsley in lemon juice, and let sit for a minute.
  4. Tear prosciutto slices into pieces and lay over avocado.
  5. Top with fennel and parsley.
  6. Garnish with date slivers and manchego cheese.

*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?

There are many more breakfast recipes featuring California Avocados on this site. You also can find avocado tips, tricks and usage ideas.

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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