My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with my friends. They are always requesting this tasty appetizer—which is not a problem, because you can prepare it in under 15 minutes. The flavor explosion is something else. All this and healthy, too! —Stephanie Perenyi, Littleton, Colorado
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
- 6 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
- 24 slices French bread baguette (1/2 inch thick)
- Preheat broiler. Whisk together first 8 ingredients; stir in herbs. Fold in avocados. Place bread on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from heat until golden brown, 1-2 minutes per side. Top with avocado mixture.
Nutrition Facts1 appetizer: 118 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 199mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Avocado Bruschetta in Taste of Home Christmas Annual 2019
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