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Healthy Living Expo September 20-21, 2018

Avocado Breakfast Bruschetta

, by Weight Loss Challenge

Bruschetta for breakfast? You bet! Check out this twist on a classic recipe: avocados, tomato, hard-boiled egg, and ricotta with basil atop toasted rustic whole-grain bread. Talk about yummy!

Prep time: 20 minutes

Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1 green onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil (plus 2 tbsp for garnish)
  • 4 eggs (hard-boiled)
  • 12 slices whole-wheat baguette bread
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese (reduced-fat)
  • Cracked black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Dice avocado, tomatoes, and green onions.
  2. Peel and chop hard-boiled eggs.
  3. Reserving 2 tbsp. basil for garnish, gently toss first five ingredients in a small bowl. Add pepper to taste.
  4. Toast baguette slices and smear with ricotta cheese.
  5. Top with avocado mix and garnish with chopped basil.

Nutrition Information:

Serves: 4 │ Serving size: 1 bruschetta

Per Serving: Calories: 340; Total Fat: 17; Saturated Fat: 3.5g; Protein: 17; Carbohydrates: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sodium: 310mg

Recipe from USDA What’s Cooking?

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