Simple Avocado Toast
2 slices bread, sourdough, wheat, Italian or French loaf, ½-inch thick pieces
1 large avocado
¼ Fresh squeezed lemon juice.
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
⅛ teaspoon black pepper
Thin sliced tomato soaked in red wine vinegar.
½ cup mozzarella cheese balls, Ciliegine, halved
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar reduction, optional
1 tablespoon thinly sliced basil leaves, about 3 large leaves
Scoop out both sides of the avocado flesh into a small bowl. Add lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
Lightly mash the avocado with a fork, leaving some chunks.
Spread the mixture onto the toasted bread slices. Add the tomatoes and cheese on the toast.
Drizzle some olive oil and balsamic vinegar reduction on top, season with salt, pepper, and garnish with basil.