These bites with lycopene-rich tomatoes and heart-healthy avocados are a virtuous and delectable, homemade appetizer.

Tomato-Avocado Toasts


1 baguette (small, 5 ounces)

2 tbsps olive oil

1 avocado (ripe)

1 tsp fresh lemon juice

coarse salt

ground pepper

1 pt grape tomatoes (quartered)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice baguette diagonally into sixteen 1/2-inch-thick slices; brush both sides with a total of olive oil. Bake on a baking sheet until golden, about 8 minutes.

Halve avocado lengthwise and remove pit; scoop flesh into a small bowl. Mash with lemon juice; season with coarse salt and ground pepper. Spread on toasted bread; top with grape tomatoes.

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Total time: 20 minutes
Serves 16
Recipe from: Yummly

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