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Easy Mushrooms on Toast with Avocado Appetizer

Easy Mushrooms on Toast with Avocado Appetizer is a delightful mushrooms on toast recipe, full of flavor and ready in less than 30 minutes.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, avocado, baguette, crostini, mushrooms, toast, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8


Ingredients for Sautéed Mushroom’s

  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms of choice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste

Ingredients for Avocado spread

Other Ingredients

  • loaf of long Italian or French bread
  • toasted sesame seeds, optional


  • Get out and measure all of your ingredients.
  • Place olive oil inside a large skillet over medium high heat until it shimmers or a drop of water flicked in it dances.
  • Add the mushrooms. After about 5 minutes, add the garlic, basil and sea salt too.
  • Simmer until liquid starts to diminish and stir often.
  • Add the balsamic vinegar to the mushrooms and sauté over medium heat until the liquid is reduced once again. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl add the peeled and de-pitted avocados.
  • Add the salt and squeeze half a lemon on top.
  • Mash and mix until somewhat smooth.
  • Slice and toast your bread slices.
  • Spread on the avocado mixture and then place the sautéed mushroom’s on top.
  • Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds, if desired, and serve.


With the mushroom mixture you can play with different spice options such as soy sauce, and red pepper flakes.
Likewise with the avocado mixture you can add different ingredients as well such as salsa, crushed tomatoes, etc.
The size of the bread will dictate the size of the individual slices. If serving a lot of people, then use a small diameter long loaf to get more pieces.
Using the lemon in the avocado not only adds taste but prevents the avocado from oxidizing and turning brown.