Avocado Toast with Pears

Avocado Toast with Pears
There is something to be said for finding the good in everything. I feel that way about this photo!  After a hard week, I see this photo and I see half of a heart which makes me smile.  Feeling the much needed love with this Avocado Toast with Pears recipe today.

Not since trying Avocado Toast with Strawberries have I ever had Avocado Toast — I had no idea what I was missing!  I am not searching out and trying new Avocado Toast recipes including this one.


Avocado Toast with Pears

I actually probably buried the lead with this recipe. Yes, it’s Avocado Toast with Pears, but there is so much more to this recipe including walnuts, honey, gorgonzola cheese and more.

Avocado Toast with Pears

It all starts with toasting some walnuts in cinnamon. This only takes about 45 seconds — make sure you don’t leave it unattended or you will burn the cinnamon.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Next, you will mash up one avocado. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. Then spread it out onto the toast. One avocado will cover about 4 slices of toast.

I added a little more salt & pepper to each individual slice of toast depending on how much you like.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Slice up one pear. These need to be thin slices. Add about two slices of the pear to the avocado. The rest is like an assembly line.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Add the Gorgonzola cheese.  If you don’t like the bite you get from Gorgonzola cheese, you can also use goat cheese crumbles.  It will be just as good with goat cheese.

Avocado Toast with Pears

The walnuts with cinnamon.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Then drizzle some honey on top and you are ready to dive in.

This makes a great breakfast or afternoon treat.  I’m amazed at how much the different flavors come out in this.  The avocado is almost the foundation for the other flavors.  I love the way it offers the base for this treat.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Avocado smashed
  • 1 Pear thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 4 slices Bread toasted
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Gorgonzola Cheese crumbled
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Add walnuts & cinnamon to a sauce pan and toast for about 45 seconds, remove from heat
  2. Smash avocado and season with salt & pepper to taste
  3. Toast bread and spread avocado on top
  4. Layer the pear slices, gorgonzola cheese and walnuts
  5. Drizzle honey on top
  6. Serve

Recipe Notes

This recipe is adapted from a recipe I found on goop. You can also substitute the gorgonzola cheese for goat cheese.

 

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  1. As a huge avo toast fan, I definitely approve of this. Pears and walnuts? This sounds like the perfect pairing, especially with that crumbled cheese. : )

  2. I’m an avocado toast fan, and sometimes it’s hard to come up with some new tricks to it! LOVE adding the pears and gorgonzola! I just picked up some pears yesterday, so can’t wait to try this – yum!

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