This is the recipe for when you want a speedy avocado toast as a snack but with a flavorful twist. Fresh California avocados, tomatoes and a dash of balsamic are a winning trifecta of simple flavors. Up the aroma with a rub of fresh garlic and it is as if you’ve been transformed to the Mediterranean coast with this simple, yet outstanding avocado toast.
Garlic Rubbed California Avocado Toast
Total Time: 5 min
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Vitamin A 21 mcg; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 50 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 187 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.17 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15 %; Vitamin D 0%
Ingredients1 raw garlic clove, cut in half 1 slice of sourdough bread, toasted 2 thin slices of tomatoes 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cubed 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar 1/8 tsp. salt 3 fresh basil leaves, optional
- Take the cut side of the garlic and rub one side of the sourdough bread with it.
- On the same side of the toast, layer on the tomato slices, cubed avocado, drizzle of balsamic, salt and basil leaves for garnish.
Serving Suggestion: This snack pairs wonderfully with a side of hummus and veggies. I recommend a garlic hummus and a side of crunchy vegetables like cucumbers, carrots or sugar snap peas.
Beverage Pairing: Fresh glass of iced tea
*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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados