Crisp bacon & avocado toasts

Crisp bacon & avocado toasts

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Brighten up lunch times with this delicious alternative to the BLT

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal269
  • fat13g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs26g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein13g
  • salt2.08g
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Ingredients

  • 4 rashers smoked bacon, streaky
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small ripe avocado, peeled and stoned
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • squeeze lime juice
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • pinch dried chilli flakes
    Chillies

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • 2 chunky slices granary bread

Method

  1. Heat grill to high. Put the bacon and cherry tomatoes, cut side up, on a grill rack and grill for 10 mins, turning the bacon halfway through, until crisp. Meanwhile, roughly mash the avocado with a fork and stir in the lime juice, chilli flakes, some salt, if you like, and pepper.

  2. Toast the bread until golden and spoon on the mashed avocado. Top with the tomatoes and bacon, then serve.

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charlim93
21st Jul, 2013
I always forget about the tomatoes, and never use lime juice, I also have used countless substitutes for chilli flakes, including Thai sweet chilli sauce and this dish never fails to impress, even my boyfriend - who maintained he HATES avocados liked it and asked when we were having it next - as did his mum!! Absolutely love it!
lyndene
22nd Dec, 2012
5.05
This was just soooo delicious, even though I omitted the chilli flakes. The previous day I had made some multi-grain bread (in a breadmaker) so I used that for the toasted base. The complete dish was so moorish. Highly reccommended. Will be making many times more.
cocovanilla
27th Mar, 2012
4.05
I loved the combination of avocado and bacon! I didn't have granary bread, I used sourdough instead and I think it tasted much better than granary would.
raincloud_
17th Jul, 2011
4.05
The chilli in the avocado adds a nice kick and the creamy avocado goes well with the bacon. A favourite of mine is bacon and banana rolls and this is because the creaminess of the crushed banana works well.. the avocado's the same.
brownsauce87
14th Jun, 2011
cant really go wrong with this. great snack
sootykl
12th Dec, 2010
5.05
Really tasty and quick to make.
momof3
4th Jun, 2010
Try adding a strong flavoured cheese - chedder or moterey jack melted on the top under the grill - yummo!
kimblebeebum
20th May, 2010
5.05
I've never been a fan of avocado, but this is the meal that changed my mind. Its well balanced and the addition of lime and chilli flakes gives it a lovely hint of sharpness.
xela950
7th Mar, 2008
4.05
scrummy, loved the lime and avocado together
angie1
24th Feb, 2008
I made this for a quick snack for my husband and now he keeps requesting this over and over again!
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