Baked Avocado Salsa

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Total Time
5 mins
5 mins

A great brunch dish and remember avocados are rich in antioxidants. Tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant studied for its part in fighting cancer. Garlic has “immune-enhancing allium compounds (dialyl sultides) that appear to increase the activity of immune cells that fight cancer and indirectly help break down cancer causing substances.” Adapted from Chef Eric Ripert

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, garlic, cheese, basil, lemon juice, salt and pepper; set aside.
  3. Cut the avocado in half and remove pit. Divide the salsa between the two avocado halves. Top with bread crumb mixture. Place on a small baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.