Grapefruit Avocado Bruschetta

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped Florida Grapefruit sections
  • 2 to 3 whole garlic cloves, peeled, cut in half
  • 3 to 4 ripe Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 baguette, sliced on the bias
  • 1 large avocado, chopped
  • ½ small red onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons  olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grapefruit segments, optional for garnish
  • Cilantro sprigs, optional

Preparation

Grapefruit Avocado Bruschetta

1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Place baguette slices on a baking sheet and toast for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. Rub the toasted side of the bread with the cut side of the garlic cloves; reserve.

2. In medium bowl, combine tomatoes, grapefruit, avocado, red onion, cilantro, olive oil, salt and pepper; toss gently to combine. Spoon grapefruit mixture over prepared bruschetta. Garnish with fresh grapefruit segments and cilantro, if desired.