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Bean bruschetta toasts

Toast need not be boring. These colourful, healthy bean bruschettas are easy to make, full of flavour and include 3 of your 5-a-day.

Serves 2

Prep Time 15min

Cooking Time


  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small avocado, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2–3tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 medium red pepper, chopped
  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped (optional)
  • Zest 1 lemon plus 2tbsp juice

To serve:

  • 4 small slices (about 30g each) seeded sourdough or wholegrain bread
  • ½ can refried beans


  1. Combine the tomatoes, avocado, garlic, basil, pepper, cucumber, onion, if using, and lemon zest in a large bowl. Season with pepper, sprinkle with the lemon juice and mix well to coat.
  2. Divide the mixture between 2 airtight containers. Seal and refrigerate overnight.
  3. When ready to eat, toast the bread, spread with the beans and top with the bruschetta mixture.

Nutrition per serving

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487 17g 21g 5.2g 16g 11g 0.8g 154mg 48g 5.3mg

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