Author Notes: A simple, delicious breakfast made with home made whole wheat bread, a smear of smashed avocado and pesto to taste is a good way to start your morning. If you want to top it with a soft boiled farm fresh egg, be my guest. —thirschfeld
Slices of whole wheat bread
Avocado, peeled, seeded, smashed
cup Slivered almonds
cups Packed sorrel leaves, tough stems removed
teaspoon Garlic, minced
cup Parmesan, grated
Salt and pepper
cup Olive oil
- Place the almonds, sorrel, cheese, garlic, a pinch of salt and a few grinds Of pepper into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until everything is minced and then drizzle in a 1/4 cup of the olive oil. Scrapes down the sides. Add more oil if the pesto isn't a consistency to your liking. Pulse.
- Toast the bread, set it on a plate, bowl up some pesto, do the same with the avocado and let your diners decide how much of a smear they want on their toast.
- Any leftover pesto would be great on pasta.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Dish in the Raw