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Avocado Toast – Three Ways

Three different types of avocado toast displayed vertically

We were recently approached by First Start Partnerships to do a cooking video with our family for their series, Cooking Adventures. Though we had never done a video before, we jumped at the chance of sharing our love for cooking with our family, with other families. Hence our mission statement

A Generous Portion exists to renew a love for cooking by nurturing a legacy that prioritizes joy back around the table.

We want to share the knowledge we have learned and not only the knowledge, but the joy that comes from getting to know your food and how you can use it as a way to cultivate memories with your family and friends. So dive into these recipes, we have given you three variations plus Nathan’s DELUXE version. Want to watch our cooking video? Well then, join us this Thursday, April 15th @ 5pm EST on their Facebook Page!

Have fun! Get messy! Play some fun music while your cooking to grab those kiddos attention! Taste test and laugh your way back to the table together!

Avocado Toast - Three Ways

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Avocado toast is incredibly versatile and can be adjusted easily for those in your family with different preferences. Keep your base the same and then have fun from there!

Ingredients

4 slices of French bread (or other sturdy bread)

2 garlic cloves, peeled

2 avocadoes, mashed

#1 Tomato Topping Toast

4 eggs, hard boiled

15 cherry/grape tomatoes, diced

1/2 lemon, juiced

3 tbsp of olive oil

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

feta, crumbled for topping

#2 Spiced Scrambled Toast w/ Parmesan

1/2 tbsp butter, unsalted

4 eggs, scrambled

1/4 cup spinach, chopped

pinch of salt, cumin, smoked paprika

1/4 cup of parmesan, grated

#3 Ricotta and Tomato Toast

1/2 cup of ricotta, 2% or whole

1 large tomato, sliced (we like heirloom)

1 cup of baby arugula

drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar

salt and pepper, for topping

optional: crushed red pepper flakes

Nathan’s DELUXE Version

#3 Ricotta and Tomato Toast

-ADD-

8 strips of bacon

4 eggs, scrambled

-OMIT-

olive oil and balsamic vinegar

Directions

  1. Cut 3/4in slices of bread, toast and rub garlic on them while they are still hot. Set aside
  2. Tomato Topping Toast: Dice up tomatoes and combine in a bowl with lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Stir and set aside.
  3. Place 4 eggs in a sauce pan and cover them with water 1in above eggs. Bring to a rolling boil, turn off and cover, keep on the burner, for 8 min. Then place in a cold water bath for 3 minutes.
  4. Mash up avocadoes and slice eggs. Set aside.
  5. Assembly: Place a generous portion of avocado on bread, add sliced egg, spoon on tomato topping (with juices), and crumbled feta.
  6. Spiced Scrambled Toast w/ Parmesan: Scrambled eggs – Using a sauce pan, melt butter over low heat. Add in eggs and whisk 5 minutes, until semi- liquid. Add spinach and keep whisking till fully cooked (it will have a porridge-like consistency). Salt and set aside. It could take about 10 minutes in total.
  7. Assembly: Place a generous portion of avocado on bread, add scrambled eggs, sprinkle on cumin and smoked paprika, and top with parmesan cheese.
  8. Ricotta and Tomato Toast: Assembly – Place a generous portion of avocado on bread, 2 tbsp of ricotta, a few slices of tomato, and baby arugula. Drizzle olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and a sprinkle of salt and black pepper.
  9. Nathan’s DELUXE Version – Follow the above directions for #3 Ricotta and Tomato Toast but add bacon after the avocado and scrambled eggs after the tomato..

Bacon avocado toast with scrambled eggs

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