Avocado Toast Fresh From The Farmer’s Market

Hey guys! It’s Jennie, from Garlic, My Soul here. Today, I have a recipe for you that I am always making – the perfect avocado toast to pair with a most perfect hotel, the Hotel Vitale in San Francisco. This hotel is right on the water on the Embarcadero, and is a great place to act as home-base for your travels in SF.

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In the heart of San Francisco, within walking distance to the Ferry Building (with an amazing farmers market several days a week) or a quick cab to Fisherman’s Wharf, this modern hotel has everything you need to feel luxurious and equally at home. With so much to do nearby, I figured a breakfast that’s quick, hearty, but also light was the way to go. Plus, I wanted to create a truly Californian breakfast, inspired by the produce of the state and of course, the sourdough bread from San Francisco that’s unparalleled – there’s just nothing like a fresh loaf of sourdough from the city.

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This avocado toast brings in what I found locally, but feel free to play with your toppings – that’s what summer produce is all about! Find some great tomatoes? Pile ‘em on. Those radishes looking particularly good? Those work too. Mix and match because the more flavor, the better – just don’t forget a hearty layer of avocado first, with enough salt and pepper to spice it up!

Avocado Toast on Sourdough – Serves 1

  • 2 slices fresh sourdough bread
  • 1 avocado, quartered
  • 10 mini heirloom tomatoes, halved
  • 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 handful micro greens
  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 small sweet peppers, sliced
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • salt and pepper (or omnivorve salt)

Directions

  1. Quarter your avocado. Then, cut your heirloom tomatoes, radishes, and peppers.
  2. Toast your slices of bread. Meanwhile, mash avocado, salt and pepper, and lemon juice.
  3. When your bread is toasted, layer with: avocado, tomatoes, goat cheese on one piece.
  4. Layer on the other piece: avocado, micro greens, radishes, and peppers on the other.
  5. Top with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot with fresh berries and coffee, then get out to see that city!

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