Friday, January 20, 2012

Food: Hummus and Avocado Toasts with Roasted Tomatoes

How about some delicious and healthy appetizers? Not only for guests, I would totally do them for me and my husband, pair with some great wine for a Saturday night in...!!

Here is the recipe:

Hummus and Avocado Toasts with Roasted Tomatoes {Makes 6 – 8 party bites}


* 6-8 slices of bread [gluten-free, whole wheat, etc.]
* 1/2 cup hummus [store bought or homemade]
* 1 avocado – halved, pitted and peeled
* 4 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise, cores and seeds removed
* 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
* 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
* salt + pepper to taste

1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
2. Arrange the tomatoes on your baking sheet, cut sides up, in a single layer. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.
3. Roast for 25-30 minutes, until the tomatoes are beginning to caramelize

4.While the tomatoes roast, toast your bread. Using a cookie cutter or circular object, cut out 1-2 circles per toast, depending on how big the piece of bread is.

5. Spread ½-1 tablespoon of hummus on each circular toast.
6. In a bowl or plate, mash avocado with a fork, leaving large chunks.

7. Layer the mashed avocado over hummus, season with salt + pepper.

8. Top with a roasted [or fresh] tomato. Serve immediately.

{Images and recipe via With Style &Grace discovered via Eat,Live,Run}


Justine said...

Ummm that sounds uh-mazing. And now I'm starving. And I have an hour before I can eat lunch. Oh cruel world...

Champagne Cocktails, Cashmere Dreams said...

this looks sooo amazing!! I think I might have to make these tonight and I think I have all the ingredients yay! thanks so much for the post!

Janet Saucedo @StudioBlueJewelry said...

Love this post....looks sooo good. The photos are beautiful.


Erika @ ~TiptoeButterfly~ said...

i have everything to make this except the tomatoes - trip to the market ASAP - this looks so YUMMY - BOOKMARK!

Sara said...

Mmm. That looks delicious and so easy to make, too!

Giedre said...

SO SO SO delicious! perfect for veggies :))

Loulou said...

That sounds and looks very tasty in deed!

Loulou Downtown

Ambyr said...

Yum! This looks really good. I love roasted tomatoes!


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Michelle of Chellbellz said...

totally thought that was a really think crabcake or something lol.

Jessi said...

That looks sooo delicious!! I love avocado and tomato!! Thanks for sharing this recipe :)

Linda {Simply Seductive | Sequins & Tulle} said...

Love this... will be today's lunch. Tks for sharing!

Linda, xo

Ann On and On... said...

I will be making that! Yum!

sécia said...

What?! Yum!

♥ sécia




All Glam Things said...

two of my favorite things~hummus and guacamole~ yammmm!
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designerscut said...

Looks soooo delicious!!! Yum!!


I'm forwarding this recipe/link to my Mom as we speak. WE BOTH LOVE avocado and hummus & tomatoes :) thanks for the idea.

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Oriental rug cleaning nyc said...

Hummus and avocados are one of my favorite foods. I never though to combine them together. Thank you Guess what I am having for dinner...... said...

Oh, I'm so hungry for that right now....looks so amazing!

Pearl said...

God - this looks incredible! I just back from a trip to Germany and I am in desparate need of some healthy and satisfying food - no more schnitzel smothered in cheese with french fries and beer - oh god!


Joan said...

It's only been recently that I've started roasting tomatoes and I have found they are so versatile! I use them in sandwiches like you have but also in pasta, salads, mixed in with quinoa and also on pizza. So delicious!

memre said...

looks sooooo yummy!!

Lucy said...

Holy God, I want to make this right now. Tomorrow, I will...perhaps with the Ezekiel wraps I have in the fridge instead of bread (which I don't have).

Angela@veggievinyasa said...

All the best stuff in one little simple pile. Yum!

kylie @ immaeatthat said...

Love the combo of hummus and avocado. And then the addition of roasted tomato just makes this even more amazing!!!

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