Simple and Delicious: Avocado Toast

July 3, 2012

Avocado toast is a simple and delicious pleasure.  Mashed avocado is mixed with lime juice, salt and pepper and spread on toast like butter.  If you wanted to take this snack one step further, you can top the avocado with caramelized onions and tomatoes as the recipe below suggests.  Avocado toast is the perfect summer snack.

Avocado Toast

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 sweet yellow onion, sliced
15 grape tomatoes, halved
2 springs chives, minced
1 tablespoon chive blossoms
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
 
Directions:
 
Saute sliced onions and tomatoes with olive oil over medium high heat for 5-8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
 
Toast two slices of bread in a toaster.
 
Evenly smear avocado onto each slice of toast. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
 
Top toast with onions and tomatoes.
 
Garnish with fresh chives and chive blossoms.

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