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Garlicky Avocado Toast with Crottin de Chavignol


Garlicky Avocado Toast with Crottin de Chavignol

Rebecca Haley-Park
This flavor-packed avocado toast comes together in a snap. If you can’t find Crottin de Chavignol, substitute another small, aged goat cheese such as Vermont Creamery Bijou.

Ingredients
  

  • 12- inch French-style baguette cut into 6-inch lengths and sliced open horizontally
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled
  • 1 Hass avocado
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 2- ounce Crottin de Chavignol cut into 8 equal pieces

Instructions
 

  • In an oven or toaster, toast baguette pieces until lightly browned. Cut garlic cloves in half, and rub one half on each piece of toast. Discard any remaining garlic.
  • Halve the avocado, and slice into ½-inch pieces. Top each piece of toast with a quarter of the avocado slices, and mash slightly with a fork to adhere the avocado to the toast. Salt and pepper the avocado toast to taste, top with cheese, and serve.

Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.

Photographer Dominic Perri

Dominic Perri is a passionate food photographer splitting his time between Massachusetts and New York City. He has been professionally photographing food for almost 10 years. See more of his work at http://www.dominicperri.com/