Recipe: Wholewheat Toasts with Guacamole & Lemony-Fried Mushrooms

Makes 2


  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • ½ tomato, deseeded and diced
  • ½ red chilli, chopped (optional)
  • salt and milled black pepper
  • 15ml oil
  • 200g button mushrooms, quartered
  • 5ml paprika
  • 5ml lemon zest
  • 10ml lemon juice
  • 2 slices wholewheat toast
  • 15ml fresh thyme or parsley, chopped


  1. Mix the avocado, tomato and chilli, if using, in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the mushrooms for 3-4 minutes. Season with the paprika, lemon zest and juice.
  3. Divide the guacamole between the toasts and top with the fried mushroom mixture.
  4. Garnish with fresh thyme or parsley.

This recipe was supplied by the South African Mushroom Association

Tamryn Sher
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