DAY 5 – 30DaysOfAvoToast: The Portuguese One

Quail eggs are a common, and delicious, ingredient in Portuguese dishes. From a pairing with asparagus tips, to complementing a roast lamb, these eggs mix help in creating incredible cuisine. Try today’s recipe to see how perfectly they blend with tomato and avocado!

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The Portuguese One: Bruschetta with Tomato, Avocado, and Quail Egg

STEP 1
Fill a small saucepan two thirds full with water and bring to a boil. Add the quail’s eggs using a spoon. Boil for 2 to 4 minutes depending on your preference (I did 2:30 minutes). Remove and cool down under cold running water or in a bowl filled with ice water. Peel the eggs very carefully.

STEP 2
Grill your bread.

STEP 3
Rub toast with peeled garlic and drizzle with olive oil.

STEP 4
Cut your tomatoes into four pieces and cut avocado into chunky pieces. Mix both together with chopped parsley, some salt and pepper.

STEP 5
Place a spoon of the tomato-avocado mix on each slice of bread.

STEP 6
Cut eggs in half and put on top of your toast.

STEP 7
Sprinkle some dried oregano on top.

Ingredients
  • 4 slices of baguette
  • 1/2 avocado
  • Handful of ripe cocktail tomatoes
  • 4 quail eggs
  • Fresh parsley
  • Dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • Fine salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

 

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