Avocado Melt

Recipe courtesy Food Farm
Show: Eat Street Episode: Sea Food & Eat It
TOTAL TIME: 25 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 10 min
YIELD: 1 serving
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

ARUGULA WALNUT PESTO:
  • 2 pounds arugula
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup basil
  • Salt and pepper, for sprinkling
    AVOCADO MELT:
    • 1/2 avocado, sliced
    • Crisp bacon, for topping, optional
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    Directions

    For the arugula walnut pesto: Combine the Parmesan, walnuts, garlic and lemon zest in a food processor until smooth. Add the arugula, oil, basil amd lemon juice and sprinkle with salt and pepper and process until smooth. Add water as needed to smooth the consistency.

    For the avocado melt: Smear the arugula walnut pesto on 1 side of each bread slice and top with the cheese. Toast the bread slices cheese-side on a hot grill until the cheese melts (tenting the bread helps to steam and cook faster). Top the slices with the avocado and bacon, if using. Close the sandwich and enjoy!

    Cook's Note: The pesto keeps for up to 1 week in the refrigerator.

    This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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    • on July 10, 2013

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      Nothing special liked the avocado and the bacon but it needed something to bring it all together. The pesto just didn't do the trick, perhaps some more lemon would have helped. Makes a tonne of pesto.

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