If you haven't gotten on the avocado toast train, then I suggest you do. Avocados are amazing for you. They're an incredible source of healthy fats that aid in fighting inflammation in the body. Tomatoes, too, have pretty great health benefits. They're filled with the powerful antioxidant, lycopene. In order for lycopene to be absorbed by the body, it needs to be consumed with fat. So what I have here on these pretty little toasts is a perfect synergy between these two foods. I love that.
Tomato Basil Avocado Toast
2 slices of rustic whole grain bread or sourdough bread
1 small avocado
1 small garden tomato
a few leaves of fresh basil
sea salt and black pepper
1. Lightly toast the bread. While it is toasting, slice the tomato and chiffonade the basil. Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit.
2. Remove the bread from the toaster and let cool slightly. Then, scoop out avocado on each slice and mash it on the bread with a fork. Sprinkle with sea salt and top with basil and sliced tomato. Sprinkle again with sea salt and black pepper. That's it.
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