Avocado-Ricotta Toast
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Avocado-Ricotta Toast

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 6 minutes • Serves: 2

2large eggs
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
2 teaspoons fresh orange juice
1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika
2 slices multigrain bread, toasted
1/2 medium avocado, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
Chopped fresh chives for garnish

1.Heat medium saucepot of water to a boil over high heat; add eggs and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 6 minutes and drain.

2.In small bowl, stir garlic, cheese, orange juice, basil, pepper and paprika.

3.Carefully peel eggs. Spread toast with ricotta mixture; top with avocado and sprinkle with pine nuts. Top with eggs and sprinkle with chives.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
383 Calories, 22g Fat (6g Saturated), 206mg Cholesterol,
241mg Sodium, 30g Carbohydrates, 7g Fiber, 20g Protein

Cooking Clues
Top off your toast with a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

Dietitian’s tip:
> Instead of using ricotta cheese, you can also swap for a low-fat cottage cheese.


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