23 Jan Bruschetta with California Avocado and Basil
BRUSCHETTA WITH CALIFORNIA AVOCADO AND BASIL
1 Haas avocado, seeded, peeled and diced
½ pound Roma tomatoes, sliced lengthwise and diced
¼- ½ cup diced red onion
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
2 medium cloves of garlic, minced
Freshly ground salt and pepper to taste
1 sourdough baguette, diagonally cut into 1/3 inch slices and lightly toasted
- In medium bowl, lightly combine avocado, tomatoes, onion, olive oil, parsley, basil, garlic, pepper and salt.
- Top each slice of toasted bread with 1 heaping tablespoon of avocado-tomato mixture.
- Garnish each slice of bruschetta with small leaf of basil.
Cutting board Sharp knife Bread knife