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Avocado and English Pea Tartine

A light and refreshing dish, perfect as a snack, appetizer, or for breakfast!

Vegetarian

Makes 1 tartine. Preparation time 15 mins.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 pieces of sourdough/miche bread

Ingredients for spread

  • 4 Fairtrade avocados
  • 1 ½ cups of fresh English peas
  • ½ serrano or jalapeño pepper
  • 5-6 leaves of mint
  • 1-2 sprigs + stems cilantro
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice

Ingredients for garnish

  • ¼ cup citrus pickled shallots
  • 3-4 small mint leaves
  • 3-4 small leaves cilantro
  • 5-7 dots of hot sauce
  • ¼ cup cotija cheese

Preparation

  1. Start by placing all four avocado’s in blender with diced serrano or jalapeno. Add salt and lime juice. Pulse until mixture is incorporated but not smooth.
  2. Add all of the English peas and pulse until they are broken up, but not mashed. Last add mint and cilantro and pulse two to three more times.
  3. Taste for seasoning. If mixture is still not loose enough add more lime juice.
  4. To pickle shallots slice into rings as thin as possible. And pour lime juice to cover. This can be done a day ahead of time if desired.
  5. To assemble, grill Sourdough with a small amount of oil. Once bread is toasted, spread Avocado/Pea mixture generously onto toast. Add dots of your favorite hot sauce around the bread. Place pickled shallots, mint leaves, and cilantro throughout. Finish by grating cotija cheese over the top.

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