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Bruschetta With Avocado And Green Onions

Italy and California merge seamlessly in a bruschetta topped with a rough spread of avocado. This is the grown-up version of a favorite after-school snack of mashed avocado and green onions on crackers. Select ripe avocados with firm flesh that yields to gentle pressure.

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Snacks, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Ripe Avocado
  Lemon juice - to taste
  Salt - to taste
2   Country bread - thick slices
1   Garlic clove - peeled, cut in half
2   Green onions - tops trimmed, and thinly sliced
  Extra virgin olive oil

Recipe Instructions

Peel the avocado. Place it in a bowl and mash it coarsely with a fork, adding lemon juice and salt to taste.

Grill or lightly toast the bread. Rub with the cut side of the garlic clove and drizzle with olive oil.

Mound the avocado mixture on top of the bread slices and sprinkle with green onions. Drizzle a few drops of olive oil over the top. This recipe serves 2.

VERDURA: VEGETABLES ITALIAN STYLE by Viana La Place (c) 1991 - William Morrow and Company, New York - 388 pages - $22.95 - As reprinted in the Jan/Feb, 1992 issue of Cookbook Digest


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