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PLANTAIN AVOCADO TOAST WITH AVOCADOS FROM MEXICO

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I was made in Puerto Rico, born and raised in Massachusetts. As a result, I speak Spanglish often and I have learned to Americanize my favorite recipes. It’s not uncommon for me to pick a few random ingredients from my kitchen and put them together to create a yummy concoction on the fly. That’s how my Plantain Avocado Toast using Avocados From Mexico was created. For when you want a bit of that plátano flavor without having to cook and you want the right mix of Latin flavors to awaken your taste buds.

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ingredients and vegetables for Avocado Toast

Toast to Your Heritage for Hispanic Heritage Month

My family grew up eating aguacates with EVERYTHING. We ate them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Anytime was and is a good time for avocados.

My mom’s expressive love language being acts of service she made sure we had three full meals a day and she took much pride in finding the perfect avocados for us to enjoy. It’s something I took for granted up until I became an adult.

It wasn’t until my travels that I learned about avocado toast. I was happy to find a new treat I could indulge in that was just as delicious as it was nutritious. I’ve discovered that in every restaurant offering avocado toast you’ll find one of two things, either a simple take on it or a unique mixture of ingredients.

Avocado Toast Recipe

I love to mix things up with my food and that’s why I love everything about my avocado toast recipe using Avocados From Mexico. I’m obsessed with tomatoes, I have grown madly in love with avocados, red onions add a bit of sharp flavor, and cilantro is just my best friend.

All avocado toast, but especially this one, reminds me of sushi. Such a small but filling flavor medley. A one-of- a-kind meal that’s tasty and colorful. (disclaimer: if you hate sushi don’t worry —avocado toast tastes nothing like it, but if you love sushi just consider it another delicious option.)

Avocados From Mexico Plantain Avocado Toast

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Plantain Avocado Toast Recipe

Avocados From Mexico Avocado Toast Recipe

Plantain Chips and Avocado Toast

So there you go. Proof that I am indeed an Americanized Puerto Rican who loves to create concoctions melding my heritage and my new foundtaste.

How do you like your avocado toast? How are you Toasting To Your Heritage this month?

Check out my Plantain Avocado Toast recipe below and try it for yourself. I promise you just like Avocados From Mexico, it’s always delicious, always fresh, and always in season.

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Enjoy!

SWANKYCYN Swanky Cyn

PLANTAIN AVOCADO TOAST WITH AVOCADOS FROM MEXICO

Plantain Avocado Toast, a Hispanic-American recipe using Avocados From Mexico

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Ingredients

  • 2 slices of Bimbo® Bread
  • 1 Avocados From Mexico avocado
  • 4 thin slices of tomato
  • A few thin slices of red onion
  • A few thin slices of red pepper
  • A few thin slices of yellow pepper
  • 4 tablespoons of crushed plantain chips (garlic flavor preferred)
  • 4 sprigs of cilantro, chopped
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. Toast your bread (I used the toaster).
  2. While the bread is toasting, cut an avocado in half. One half for each slice of bread.
  3. Thinly slice the avocado or mash it with some cilantro to your liking and spread on the toasted bread. (In these recipe, one slice has mortar and pestle mashed avocado and the other has slices of avocado.) Tip: you can also mash the avocado on your bread with a fork.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Place 2 thin slices of tomatoes on each toast on top of avocado.
  6. Place a few slices of red onion, red pepper, and yellow pepper on top of tomatoes.
  7. Crush plantain chips in a sandwich bag or with your hands and sprinkle on top.
  8. Add more cilantro, salt, and pepper if you'd like.
  9. Enjoy!
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2 Comments

  1. Carl

    October 15, 2017 at 8:31 am

    wow
    • SWANKYCYN

      October 20, 2017 at 1:20 am

      I know! Se delish. :)
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