Toasted sourdough with avocado and radish

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Light, healthy and full of flavour, this toasted sourdough with avocado and radish is a quick and easy appetiser for your festive entertaining.

With just a handful of ingredients you can prep the sourdough ahead of time and make the spread later when it’s ready to be used.

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Makes: 20    Prep time: 10 minutes     Cooking time: 20 minutes

You’ll need:

  • 1 small ripe avocado
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbls extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 5 thin medium sized slices of sourdough bread
  • 2 tbls olive oil
  • 50g mixed radishes, thinly sliced
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch watercress picked


  1. Preheat the oven to 180c
  2. While you are waiting for the oven to warm up, cut the avocado in half, remove the stone, scoop out the flesh and place in a small bowl. Lightly mash with a fork, then add the lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil, season then set aside.
  3. Place the sourdough slices on a large baking tray, drizzle over the olive oil, then put in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until crispy and toasted, remove from the oven and leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Once cooled break each piece of toast into 4 pieces, then spread with the avocado and top with radish, red onion and watercress. Serve at once.

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1st Apr 2016
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Great recipe, thanks 🙂
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This looks really nice. Will have to try it.

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