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This avocado on five-grain toast recipe with chermoula and radishes is to die for

Everyone’s favourite breakfast is taken to tasty new heights with this avocado on toast recipe.

Two things can be said for summer: avocados are generally more affordable and mornings are typically slower and more enjoyable. To this end, we introduce to you a recipe made to complement your morning as you hit refresh. Lush avocado cream, spice-packed chermoula and fresh radishes come together to create this posh toast.


1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp salt
1 small green chilli, sliced
1 tbsp lemon zest
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 cup parsley
1/2 cup mint leaves
1/2 cup coriander leaves
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

Avocado toast
1/2 large avocado
1-2 tbsp lemon juice
4 slices five-grain bread or dense seeded bread, toasted
2 handfuls baby beet leaves or salad leaves
a few radishes, sliced
lemon zest, finely grated


  1. Toast spices in a small, dry pan over medium heat for a few minutes until aromatic, shaking pan once or twice. Add to a high-speed blender.
  2. Add the remaining chermoula ingredients to the blender and blitz until a thick sauce consistency is reached. Transfer to a jar or small jug to serve.
  3. Scoop avocado into a small bowl, add lemon juice and salt to taste, and mash well with a fork until light and creamy.
  4. To serve, spread toast with avocado cream, cover with a few beet leaves and add slices of radish. Drizzle over chermoula and sprinkle with a little lemon zest.

This recipe originally appeared on Food To Love