California Garlic Bread with Sautéed Spinach and Avocados

Serves: 4


1/2 large loaf whole wheat ciabatta (sliced lengthwise from full loaf)
6 Tbsp. butter
3 Tbsp. minced garlic (divided)
As needed Kosher salt & pepper
4 cups fresh spinach
1 lemon, juiced
1 Tbsp. grapeseed or olive oil (divided)
1 cup halved grape tomatoes
1 yellow pepper, stem, seeds and membrane removed, sliced
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled
As needed red pepper, optional
As needed balsamic Reduction/Glaze

*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.

Peak California Avocado season generally is spring-summer. Look for California on the label to ensure you are selecting fresh avocados grown close to home. For more recipes visit