Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle

Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle
Today I have a really simple fresh heirloom tomato avocado toast with balsamic drizzle that highlights some of summers amazing flavours! The juicy field ripened heirloom tomatoes are just bursting with goodness that goes so well with to sweet and tart balsamic reduction and basil, not to mention the cool and creamy mashed avocado. I always enjoy a simple avocado toast and it's so easy to change up the toppings, though this has to be one of my favourites! I served this heirloom tomato avocado toast with balsamic drizzle with a fresh raspberry and mint limeade and peaches! What a nice summer meal!

Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle

Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle

Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle
Add bacon!

Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle

Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle
Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle

Heirloom Tomato Avocado Toast With Balsamic Drizzle

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Servings: 4

Fresh, bright and summery avocado toast with juicy ripe heirloom tomatoes, balsamic drizzle and basil!


ingredients
  • 8 slices bread, lightly toasted (gluten-free for gluten-free)
  • 2 avocados, mashed
  • 1 tablespoon basil, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 2 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic drizzle (see below)
  • 2 tablespoons basil, sliced
directions
  1. Spread the mixture of the avocado, basil, lemon juice and salt over the toast, top with the tomato, fresh cracked black pepper, balsamic drizzle and basil and enjoy!

Option: Add bacon!

Balsamic Drizzle

Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 5(5 1 tablespoon servings)

A balsamic reduction where balsamic vinegar is simmered to reduce and thicken that is perfect as a glaze or a drizzle!


ingredients
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
directions
  1. Simmer the balsamic vinegar over medium heat in a saucepan until it has reduced to 1/3, about 10 minutes.

Option: Add 1 tablespoon brown sugar for extra swetness.
Tip: Turn the stove top fan on or open your window.

Raspberry Limeade

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 8(8 1 cup servings)

A fresh homemade raspberry limeade with a hit of mint!


ingredients
  • 2 cups raspberries
  • 1/2 cup lime juice (~4 limes)
  • honey or sugar to taste
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon mint leaves (optional)
directions
  1. Puree everything in a blender!

Option: Add 8 cups ice to make a smoothie/slushie.
Option: Strain after pureeing for a smoother drink.

3 comments:

dscrapbooking said...

Do you have a balsamic vinegar you recommend?

Unknown said...

The picture has bacon but it's not mentioned in the recipe....

dianak said...

Think I have died and gone to heaven! Just fixed for lunch. What will I do when tomato season is over?

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