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Grilled avocados à la provençale
Grilled avocados à la provençale

Grilled avocados à la provençale

Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking time 3 to 4 minutes
Servings 4


  • 250 ml (1 cup) tomatoes, cut into 1 cm (3/8 in.) dice
  • 7 ml (1/2 tbsp) garlic, minced
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) French shallot, thinly sliced
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper 15 ml
  • (1 tbsp) fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • 2 avocados
  • 20 ml (1 heaping tbsp) fresh Parmesan, grated
  • 20 ml (1 heaping tbsp) breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat the oven on broil, with the rack at the highest position.
  2. In a bowl, place the tomato, garlic, shallot, basil and oil.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Stir and set aside.
  5. Cut the avocados in half and remove the pits. Garnish with the tomato mixture.
  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan and breadcrumbs.
  7. Place the avocados on a baking sheet.
  8. Broil for 3 to 4 minutes or until nicely browned.
  9. Serve as an appetizer.
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