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Recipe: Avocado Bruschetta With Balsamic Glaze

I’m currently pulling the second batch of this avocado bruschetta recipe out of the oven, and the aroma is heavenly!

If there’s one recipe that I just can’t live without, it’s bruschetta. Bruschetta pairs well with pretty much everything. It’s versatile and can be served as a side dish or appetizer. But…let’s be honest here for a second. The real reason I love bruschetta so much is that it’s both fast and easy to throw together. And you really can’t mess it up. When you only have ten minutes to whip together a side dish because the kids are screaming, or you have friends coming over for dinner unexpectedly, this is the recipe you want to make!

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We’ve been pretty obsessed with this Avocado Bruschetta recipe for the past year or so, and we have yet to get tired of it. Every time I make a batch for dinner, three quarters of the dish is gone before it even hits the table (no joke)!

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This avocado bruschetta recipe is a nice alternative to your traditional bruschetta, and it’s perfect for the spring season. It’s fresh, full of flavour, and full of healthy fats and antioxidants from the veggies and fruit! Enjoy!

Avocado bruschetta with balsamic glaze recipe

slice of bread with diced tomatoes and diced avocado

Avocado Bruschetta With Balsamic Glaze

Ingredients *6-8 Servings

  • 1 french loaf
  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • 1 pint of tri-coloured baby tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tbsp red onion, chopped
  • 3 tbsp freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (approx. 2 tsp)
  • Balsamic glaze
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut the loaf of bread into approximately 3/4 inches thick slices. Place the slices on baking sheet, and gently brush the top side of each slice with olive oil. Toast in oven for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, toss together the tomatoes, garlic, remaining olive oil, avocados, and red onion. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Once bread is out of the oven, top each slice with the tomato mixture, then sprinkle the parmesan cheese on top of each slice, and lightly drizzle with balsamic glaze. Serve immediately.

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Alexandra Rodi

Alexandra Rodi is the founder of Honestly Alexandra (honestlyalexandra.com), a blog that is referred to as 'a one stop destination for women looking for inspiration, ideas, and advice relating to different aspects of life'. Alexandra is a mom of two young girls, wife and blogger. When Alexandra isn’t online creating new content, you will find her snuggling her girls, jogging at sunrise, or enjoying a glass of sparkling wine in the evening with her friends and family. Follow along with Alexandra on Instagram @honestly_alexandra and don't forget to say hi!

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