Roasted Mushroom Tartines with Avocado

Skip the usual sauteing and try roasting mushrooms for these clever toasts. It intensifies the fungi's earthy flavor and seals in the juices, rendering them a perfect complement to creamy avocado.
Whole Living, December 2012
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Total Time 15 minutes
  • Yield Serves 4
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  • 8 oz small shiitake and cremini mushrooms, trimmed and halved
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread, toasted


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. In a casserole dish, toss mushrooms with oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast until soft and juicy, about 15 minutes.

  2. Season avocado with lemon juice and salt and divide among toasts. Top with roasted mushrooms.

Cook's Note

South of the Border
Try the avocado-mushroom combo tucked inside tacos or quesadillas.

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