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This simple avocado toast can be served on whole-grain crackers or a whole-wheat baguette. Plus, the healthy monounsaturated fat from the avocados will help keep your guests satisfied.

Recipe by Chef Pati Jinich of Pati’s Mexican Table.

Makes 1 Servings
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Half a ripe avocado, pitted, meat scooped out and sliced
1 slice of bread, lightly toasted
Red pepper flakes or 1 chile de árbol toasted, crumbled
Kosher or sea salt, to taste
How to make it 

As the slice of bread toasts, scoop out the avocado meat and slice.

If using the chile de árbol, toast it on a small skillet set over medium heat, a minute per side. Remove from heat, and chop or crumble.

Place the bread on a plate, lay avocado slices on top, sprinkle with the red pepper flakes or crumbled chile de árbol, and sprinkle salt to taste. Serve.