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avocado and cherry tomato crostini recipe | tomato crostini with avocado | avocado tomato bruschetta | easy avocado bruschetta is a perfect party starter. Learn how to make tomato crostini with avocado.

To make avocado and cherry tomato crostini, place the French bread slices on a greased baking tray and brush a little olive oil on each French bread slice. Bake in pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes, or till they turn light brown in colour. Cool completely, apply a little avocado mixture on each toasted French bread slice. Put 4 cherry tomato halves, sprinkle a little sea salt and drizzle ¼ tsp olive oil on each toasted bread slice. Serve immediately.

Crostini is a traditional Italian appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread, brushed with olive oil, and boosted with amazing toppings. The toppings can be as simple as a dab of cheese and herbs, or it can consist of veggies, fruits, sauces and herbs. Creamy avocado combines beautifully with succulent sweet-sour cherry tomatoes giving us a very tasteful tomato crostini with avocado, which is ideal to serve as a starter at parties.

The avocado tomato bruschetta is an outstanding combo of mashed avocado and cherry tomatoes on slices of French bread, drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with sea salt. The quintessence of this recipe is its base – French bread. Learn how to make the perfect French bread. For this recipe we have used the hard French bread variety.

The use of olive oil lends a true Italian flavour to this easy avocado bruschetta. The contrasting hue of avocado and tomato is very interesting and tempting. Try other avocado based recipes like Avocado Grapefruit and Strawberry Salad and Avocado and Feta Mash.

Tips for avocado and cherry tomato crostini. 1.Choosing the perfectly ripe avocado is very important for this recipe. Select heavy fruits, with an even and unblemished texture, uniformly hard or soft over the entire surface. Shake the avocado to test. If the pit is loose, reject it. 2. Do not cut the French bread into very thin slices, else it might turn soggy. 3. If you don’t like cherry tomatoes, you can replace them with roasted capsicum cubes.

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Avocado and Cherry Tomato Crostini

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Avocado and Cherry Tomato Crostini recipe - How to make Avocado and Cherry Tomato Crostini

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  20 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 crostinis
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Ingredients


For Avocado and Cherry Tomato Crostini
8 french bread slices
32 cherry tomato halves
olive oil for brushing
sea salt (khada namak) for sprinkling
2 tsp olive oil for drizzling

To Be Mixed Into An Avocado Mixture
1/2 cup mashed ripe avocado
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp sea salt (khada namak)
freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

Method
For avocado and cherry tomato crostini

    For avocado and cherry tomato crostini
  1. To make avocado and cherry tomato crostini, place the french bread slices on a greased baking tray and brush a little olive oil on each french bread slice.
  2. Bake in pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes, or till they turn light brown in colour.
  3. Cool completely, apply a little avocado mixture on each toasted french bread slice.
  4. Put 4 cherry tomato halves, sprinkle a little sea salt and drizzle ¼ tsp olive oil on each toasted bread slice.
  5. Serve the avocado and cherry tomato crostini immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per crostini
Energy78 cal
Protein1.8 g
Carbohydrates10.7 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat3.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium7.3 mg
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For the yeast mixture of French bread

    For the yeast mixture of French bread
  1. For the yeast mixture of French baguette recipe | homemade French bread | classic baguette | how to make easy French Baguette at home, first place 1 1/2 tsp instant dry yeast in a small bowl. We have used instant dry yeast. Ensure that the yeast is not very old nor it is from a packet which has been kept open for too long. 
  2. Add 1/2 tsp sugar to it. This is to activate the yeast.
  3. Add 2 tbsp of warm water to it.
  4. Mix well using a spoon.
  5. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  6. This is how the yeast mixture will look like after 10 minutes. It will turn frothy.

For the dough of French bread

    For the dough of French bread
  1. For the dough of French baguette recipe | homemade French bread | classic baguette | how to make easy French Baguette at home, first we need 2 1/4 cups plain flour (maida). Sieve it if necessary to make it lump free.
  2. Add salt to taste.
  3. Add the prepared yeast mixture.
  4. Mix well using your fingertips.
  5. Knead into a loose sticky dough using enough warm water.
  6. Transfer the dough into a greased deep bowl, cover it with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside in a warm place for 45 minutes. This is for the dough to prove and rise.

For the rolling and shaping of French bread

    For the rolling and shaping of French bread
  1. For the rolling and shaping of French baguette recipe | homemade French bread | classic baguette | how to make easy French Baguette at home, dust your fingers with little plain flour. This is to avoid the dough from sticking to your hands and fingers.
  2. Scrape the sides of the bowl so as to loosen the dough. Pull the dough and fold it over it, repeat it at least for 5 to 6 times.
  3. Cover the dough again with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside in a warm place for 2 hours. This bread is slightly sour in taste. The second proofing time is to get the perfect taste and texture of the French bread.
  4. Put the dough onto a dusted board.
  5. Do not knead it. Pull and fold again for 3 to 4 times.
  6. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions using a sharp knife.
  7. Take a portion of the dough, pat it to form a rectangle.
  8. Roll the dough to make a 300 mm. (12”) long cylindrical roll and pinch the edges and the sides all over to seal it properly.
  9. Repeat steps with one more portion.
  10. Place both the rolled cylindrical rolls into a dusted baking tray, cover it with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for 1 hour.
  11. Remove the damp muslin cloth and make 4 to 5 light incisions using a sharp knife over each rolled dough at regular intervals. Keep aside.

How to bake French bread

    How to bake French bread
  1. To bake French baguette recipe | homemade French bread | classic baguette | how to make easy French Baguette at home, place an aluminium bowl filled with water in the lower shelf of the oven heat at 250°C (500°F) for 15 minutes. This water is placed as the bread needs enough steam.
  2. Place the baking tray with the slit rolls in the middle shelf of the oven and bake them at 250°C (500°F) for 25 to 30 minutes. Do not remove the aluminium bowl filled with water at this stage.
  3. While the bread rolls are being baked, brush little water over each roll twice after every 10 minutes, till they turn dark brown in colour and harden from the top. This makes the crust of French baguette harder.
  4. Remove them from the baking tray and allow them to cool completely. You can cool them on a plate or a wire rack.
  5. Slice French baguette recipe | homemade French bread | classic baguette | how to make easy French Baguette at home and serve or store in an air-tight container and use as required. It will stay fresh 3 to 4 days.

For the avocado mixture

    For the avocado mixture
  1. For the avocado and cherry tomato crostini recipe | tomato crostini with avocado | avocado tomato bruschetta | easy avocado bruschetta, first buy the perfectly ripe avocado. Select heavy fruits, with an even and unblemished texture, uniformly hard or soft over the entire surface. Avoid any with bruises or soft spots, and those with a hollow between the flesh and skin. Shake the avocado to test. If the pit is loose, reject it.
  2. Chop a ripe avocado and mash the flesh with a fork, to form a soft creamy pulp. We need 1/2 cup mashed ripe avocado.
  3. To this add 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice.
  4. Add 1/2 tsp sea salt (khada namak).
  5. Add freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste.
  6. Mix all the ingredients for the avocado and cherry tomato crostini recipe | tomato crostini with avocado | avocado tomato bruschetta | easy avocado bruschetta with the same fork. 

For the avocado and cherry tomato crostini

    For the avocado and cherry tomato crostini
  1. For the avocado and cherry tomato crostini recipe | tomato crostini with avocado | avocado tomato bruschetta | easy avocado bruschetta, place 8 french bread slices on a greased baking tray.
  2. Brush a little olive oil on each French bread slice.
  3. Bake them in pre-heated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 15 minutes, or till they turn light brown in colour. Cool completely. 
  4. Spread a little avocado mixture on each toasted French bread slice.
  5. Place 4 cherry tomato halves on it.
  6. Sprinkle a little sea salt (khada namak) on it.
  7. Finally drizzle ¼ tsp olive oil on each toasted bread slice.
  8. Serve the avocado and cherry tomato crostini recipe | tomato crostini with avocado | avocado tomato bruschetta | easy avocado bruschetta immediately.

Reviews

Avocado and Cherry Tomato Crostini
 on 27 Feb 17 11:38 AM
5

This is a fab snack or starter to serve. Baking the baguette and then topping with Avocado and cherry tomatoes is just the perfect combo. Nothing beats the crunch of the Crostini and the sprinkling of sea salt as a topping.