Serves 2

Prep time 10 min.

Cook time 5 min.


1 can (8 oz.) Del Monte® Sweet Peas, well-drained (1 cup)

1 ripe avocado

1 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint or basil leaves, plus more for garnish

4 tsp. lemon juice

1/4 tsp. salt

2 slices (1/2-inch thick) sourdough, whole wheat sandwich, or other crusty artisan bread

1 clove garlic, halved lengthwise, optional

1 Tbsp. olive oil

Ground black pepper or red pepper flakes, for garnish

Optional Toppings

Optional Toppings: Cherry tomatoes, fresh cilantro, Del Monte® Whole Kernel Corn, hot sauce, feta, goat cheese, black beans, radish, cucumber


  1. Smash peas in a medium bowl with the back of a fork. Halve and pit avocado; scoop out the flesh with a spoon and add to peas. Add mint or basil, lemon juice and salt and smash with the fork into a chunky paste; set aside.

  2. Toast bread until lightly golden.  While hot, rub one side of each slice with the cut side of the halved garlic clove, if desired

  3. Divide avocado-pea mixture between toasts and spread evenly. Season with black pepper or red pepper flakes, sprinkle with more mint or basil, and top as desired. Cut each slice in half and serve immediately.

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