Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use gluten-free bread in this dish.

"...the avocado is a food without rival among the fruits, the veritable fruit of paradise." -David Fairchild

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The Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms are fantastic on their own as a side dish, but they are a terrific complement to the creamy sweetness of avocado toast. 

Avocado Toast with Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms

Servings: 2 | Serving size: 1 slice bread with toppings

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and the mushrooms keep well in the refrigerator for 48 to 72 hours.

Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms from Dr. Gourmet


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 8 ounces crimini mushrooms (quartered)
  • 1 clove garlic (finely minced)
  • 2 slices whole grain or gluten free bread
  • 1 small avocado
  • 1/16 tsp. salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 lemon (juiced)

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Place the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, cayenne pepper, and salt in a small roasting pan or large skillet. 

Whisk together until well blended.

Add the mushrooms and garlic and fold together until well coated.

Place the pan in the oven and roast for 15 to 20 minutes.  Stir every 5 minutes or so.

Remove from the oven when the mushrooms are well caramelized. 

While the mushrooms are roasting, mash the avocado in a small bowl. 

Add the salt, pepper, and lemon juice and fold together. 

When the mushrooms are cooked, toast the bread and then spread the avocado mixture on top. 

Top with the balsamic mushrooms and serve. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 slice toast with mushrooms

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 340 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 16%
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 330mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Sugars 9g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 7% Iron 10%
Vitamin K 30mcg Potassium 1100mg