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Method

  1. Slice an avocado in half.
  2. In a bowl, combine avocado with half an onion (diced) and coriander. 
  3. Add the juice from half a lemon and some salt, and mix.
  4. Cut a sweet potato into 1/2 inch slices.
  5. Place in a toaster, making sure to toast both sides. 
  6. Spread the avocado mix onto the toast. Enjoy!

Top Recipe

By tsunad

Rate this recipe 4.1/5 (31 Votes)
Clam chowder 5 Pictures
Details

Servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 35
Cost Average budget

  • 2 slices of bacon (not smoked, salt pork)
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups potato
  • 1 cup carrot (can replace with another cup of potato)
  • 4 cups half and half (mix 1/4 cup whipping cream to 3/4 cup whole milk per cup)
  • 2 cans chicken broth (no salt)
  • 2 cans clams with liquid
  • 1 can of hot water
  • 1 can worth of mini scallops (can replace with a 3rd can of clams)
  • 1/3 cup of butter
  • 1/2 cup of flour

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This chowder is perfect for me if were talking about consistency

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