Avocado and Tarragon Rillettes on Garlic Croutes
Recipe type: Appetizers
  • 1/2 lemon; juice of
  • freshly ground rock salt and black
  • 1 short baguette
  • 1 Tablespoon virgin olive oil
  • paprika; to garnish.
  • 1 ripe; firm avocado
  • 2 shallots; finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch tarragon; chopped
  • 1 small bunch chives; sliced finely
  • 1 Tablespoon fromage frais (substitute cream cheese if not available)
  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/410F/gas 7.
  2. Slice the baguette into thin vertical slices. Lay on a baking tray and brush on a little olive oil over each one. Sprinkle with freshly ground rock salt and bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes, until the croutes are golden brown and crisp.
  3. Peel and chop the avocado into a rough but small dice size. Take a large mixing bowl and mix all of the remaining ingredients together. with a fork, place a little of the avocado rillette on each of the croutes.

To garnish, place a little fromage frais on top with a sprinkle of paprika.

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