Crostini with Avocado and Radicchio

Topped with simply seasoned radicchio and spread with an avocado puree, these easy crostini make for a great appetizer or nutritious snack.

Crostini with Avocado and Radicchio G. Giustolisi

This is a perfect appetizer to serve a crowd of guests. It’s so tasty and looks stunning. It is also an ideal match for a healthy, luscious snack packed with of important nutrients.

Crostini with Avocado and Radicchio
 
Topped with simply seasoned radicchio and spread with an avocado puree, these easy crostini make for a great appetizer or nutritious snack.
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Recipe Type: Appetizer
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 radicchio's leaves
  • 3 ripe avocados
  • The juice of lemon
  • Extra virgin olive oil, to taste
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 6 slices country style bread
  • 2 tbsp chopped walnuts
Instructions
  1. Wash the radicchio's leaves and cut into strips. Dry and season with a little oil.
  2. Peel the avocados, place in a blender with the lemon juice, 3-4 tablespoons oil, salt, pepper and blend until creamy consistency.
  3. Let rest the avocado cream in the refrigerator for about twenty minutes.?Spread the cream on toasted bread slices. Add the radicchio and walnuts.

 

Veronica Lavenia

Veronica is a born and raised Italian. She inherited her love for travel, passion for cooking and natural, sustainable, healthy slow food from her parents. Her works have appeared in 'Vegetarian Living', 'Veggie Magazine', 'Lifestyle food', 'Australian Good Food & Travel Guide', 'Chickpea' and 'Free from Heaven', among others. She is the author of "Panini: the simple tastes of Italian style bread"; 'The Rustic Italian bakery", "The Vegetarian Italian Kitchen" and "A Modern Italian table", published by New Holland Publishers Australia.

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