California Walnuts are the Dietitian’s Pick of the Month

Avocado toast with walnuts

Try this recipe for a wonderful taste explosion!  See your Hy-Vee Dietitian for come back coupons, free nutrition walk/tours and answers to questions in the store aisles.

Avocado, Arugula, Tomato and Walnut Toast

All you need

2 slices of whole grain bread

1/4 avocado

1/3 cup baby arugula

4 cherry tomatoes, sliced lengthwise

1/4 cup California walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped

1 teaspoon balsamic glaze

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

All you do

  1. Toast bread in toaster or toaster oven. Scoop out avocado flesh and mash in small bowl with a fork. Spread mashed avocado evenly onto each toast slice.
  2. Top avocado with arugula leaves, tomato slices and chopped walnuts
  3. Drizzle with balsamic glaze, then sprinkle with salt and pepper before serving.
  4. Makes 2 servings.  Nutrition facts per serving; 250 calories, 14 g fat, 258  mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 6.5 g fiber and 3 g protein.

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