Avocado Toast with Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms



Serving size

1 slice bread with toppings
30 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and the mushrooms keep well in the refrigerator for 48 to 72 hours.

Avocado Toast with Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms


1 Tbsp. Olive oil
1 1/2 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
1 cup Honey
1/8 tsp. Cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp. Salt
8 ounces Crimini mushrooms (quartered)
1 clove Garlic, raw (finely minced)
2 slice Whole wheat bread (or gluten free bread)
1 medium Avocados, raw
1/16 tsp. Salt
1 to taste Black pepper
1/4 lemon yields Lemon juice


Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Place the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, cayenne pepper, and salt in a small roasting pan or large skillet.

Whisk together until well blended.

Add the mushrooms and garlic and fold together until well coated.

Place the pan in the oven and roast for 15 to 20 minutes.  Stir every 5 minutes or so.

Remove from the oven when the mushrooms are well caramelized.

While the mushrooms are roasting, mash the avocado in a small bowl.

Add the salt, pepper, and lemon juice and fold together.

When the mushrooms are cooked, toast the bread and then spread the avocado mixture on top.

Top with the balsamic mushrooms and serve.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use gluten-free bread in this dish.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

The Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms are fantastic on their own as a side dish, but they are a terrific complement to the creamy sweetness of avocado toast.

"...the avocado is a food without rival among the fruits, the veritable fruit of paradise."

David Fairchild