Taking a cue from Spanish cuisine, this toast brings together the mellow, buttery California Green Ripe Olives and spicy-sweet peppadew peppers with creamy avocado.
Mild peppadew peppers are slightly pickled and only a little bit hot. Look for them in jars or in bulk at the salad bar at your grocery store. You could also use sliced jalapenos from a jar if you want to really spice it up.
Also look for green ripe olives from California in particular. These olives are milder in flavor than other varieties and have a firm, meaty texture that works well with the crunchy peppadews and the creamy avocado.
Top it with a fried egg and a sprinkle of smoked paprika, and breakfast is served!
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Avocado Toasts With Fried Egg, Olives, and Smoked Paprika
4 slices hearty whole grain, artisan-style bread, or another bread of your choice
2 ripe avocados, halved, pit removed, and sliced
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
4 lemon wedges
1/4 cup sliced green olives
1/4 cup sliced mild peppadew peppers (or substitute sliced roasted red peppers)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
4 large eggs
Smoked paprika, for garnish
Toast the bread:
In a toaster, toast the bread until golden brown, or to the desired doneness.
Add the toppings:
Top each piece of toast with slices of avocado (left in slices or mashed with a fork), then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Squeeze a lemon wedge over each avocado toast. Arrange the sliced olives and peppadews on top.
Fry the eggs:
In a skillet over low heat, melt the butter. Swirl the pan to coat the bottom. Break the eggs into the skillet, and cover the pan.
Cook for 2 minutes, or until all but a thin rim of egg white around each yolk is opaque. Remove the pan from the heat, keep covered, and let sit for about 30 seconds to finish cooking.
Use a thin spatula to transfer the eggs from the skillet and top each of the avocado toasts. Sprinkle with a few pinches of smoked paprika.
Serve the toasts immediately.
|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 34g||44%|
|Saturated Fat 7g||36%|
|Total Carbohydrate 71g||26%|
|Dietary Fiber 20g||71%|
|Total Sugars 24g|
|Vitamin C 188mg||942%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|