Avocado-tomato toast

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 5 min

Serves

4

Avocado-tomato toast

When markets brim with the red, yellow and pink hues of cherry, beefsteak and heirloom tomatoes, here’s how to welcome them back into your kitchen.


Ingredients

  • 1 whole garlic head
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup quark cheese
  • 4 tsp finely chopped chives
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 thick slices sourdough bread , toasted
  • 2 avocados , thinly sliced
  • 2 heirloom tomatoes , sliced
  • sea salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 400F.
  • CUT off and discard top of garlic. Place bulb on a large square of foil. Drizzle with 1 tsp of the oil, then wrap with foil. Roast until garlic cloves are soft, about 50 min.
  • SQUEEZE garlic from bulb into a bowl. Mash into a paste with a fork, then stir in quark, chives, 1 tbsp oil, salt and pepper. Spread over toast. Arrange avocados on top, then layer with tomatoes. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper and drizzle with remaining 2 tsp oil.

 

 

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 366,
  • Protein
  • 12 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39 g,
  • Fat
  • 20 g,
  • Fibre
  • 10 g,
  • Sodium
  • 431 mg.

Kitchen Tip: Swap out avocado for sliced hard-cooked eggs, juicy peaches or mini cucumbers.