I love being in California where so many food trends get their start before making a splash on the rest of the world! Just to name a few, there are the gourmet food trucks, juicing, and (my current favorite) avocado toast. :) Today for you, I decided to put together one of my fave easy, fresh, and tasty dishes. It is totally a copycat from a popular local deli here, so now all of you out there can enjoy it!
This California Fresh Avocado Toast is super simple and delicious for either breakfast or snack, and I think it is pretty gorgeous if you ask me! It's so simple, it takes about 15 seconds with TV magic... See the video here or below! :)
Speaking of California, I used one of theSan Luis Sourdough® Bread varieties because they have been a California favorite since 1983. Totally delish! In particular, I used the Sourdough Cracked Wheat Sliced Bread to build my creation on, because it is hearty and the texture is absolutely perfect to withstand all the avocado-y goodness.
Are you ready to get the recipe? Let's go!
California Fresh Avocado Toast
A Vintage Zest original recipe
- 2 slices of San Luis Sourdough Cracked Wheat Sliced Bread
- 1 avocado
- 5 - 6 grape tomatoes, sliced in half
- 2 Tbsp. crumbled goat cheese
- Salt, to taste
- Pepper, to taste
- 2 Tbsp. Watercress or arugula
- Drizzle, balsamic vinegar
1. Toast bread to desired toastiness!
2. Top each slice with an avocado half and smash with a fork.
3. Top with grape tomatoes, then goat cheese, salt and pepper to taste, and a few leaves of watercress.
4. Finish with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.
And that's it! Like I said, it is really simple and the results are beautiful! I even whipped up a second toast more hearty toast with roasted tomatoes and pesto at the same time (get that recipe here), and the whole thing took me less than 10 minutes.
In fact, take a look at how quick everything comes together with this mini video I put together. :) Easy peasy, right?
Just remember to pick up the Sourdough Cracked Wheat Sliced Bread for that authentic sourdough flavor, and crisp, bubbly crust. I love the Sheepherder's Bread as well, which is much softer and absolutely delicious for so many other recipes! Recently, a number of San Luis Sourdough Bread varieties were officially Non-GMO Project Verified*, so you know that you are getting the best quality product out there. :)
I absolutely love this recipe and I hope you do too. Let me know what you think!
*What does it mean to be Non-GMO Project Verified?
The Non-GMO Project offers North America’s only independent verification for products made according to rigorous best practices for GMO avoidance. For more information, visit the Non-GMO Project website: http://www.nongmoproject.org/
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by San Luis Sourdough. All opinions are mine alone.
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