Avocado, ricotta & tomato smash on toast
Prep 10 mins | Cook 5 mins | Serves 4
These delicious toasts are great for breakfast or an afterschool snack.
1 tbs olive oil
12 ripe cherry tomatoes
1 large or 2 small ripe avocados, halved lengthways and deseeded
1 tbs lemon juice
125g fresh ricotta
4 slices sourdough or country style bread
Step 1 Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat. Add tomatoes and cook, turning occasionally, for 4-5 minutes until tender. Drain on paper towel.
Step 2 Scoop avocado flesh into a bowl. Add lemon juice and roughly mash to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Crumble ricotta over avocado. Stir until just combined.
Step 3 Toast bread. Spoon avocado mixture onto toast. Top with tomatoes. Cut in half and serve.
Good for you ... Avocados
Avocados are one of the few fruits that contain fat, but it's in the form of unsaturated fat.
A source of vitamin E, a vitamin that helps protect cells from damage due to free radicals.
A good source of vitamin C and also a source of folate (a B vitamin). Both these vitamins contribute to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Provides the B vitamins niacin (B3) and biotin, which both contribute to normal production of energy in the body.