I can’t give up avocados.

Not just yet. Last week my life changed with a simple little sandwich of whole grain bread + avocado + parmesan – broiled and topped with a fried egg. Thanks to reader Kelli for the suggestion – it is a combination worth trying!

But as much as I loved that sandwich, I needed something new and I had been wanting to combine basil + avocados for quite some time now. Originally I set out to make a avocado inspired pesto, but the feta cheese in the refrigerator caught my eye and I decided that it would be the perfect addition to the spread.

It turned out to be a very tasty addition.

The spread is delicious and so very versatile – it was delicious eaten with crackers and veggies and was just as scrumptious on a burger, I imagine the same would be the case on a sandwich.

Basil & Feta Avocado Spread

by Emily Dingmann

Prep Time: 10 minutes


Ingredients (2 cups)

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup chopped basil
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • salt & pepper


Smash avocado.

Stir in basil, feta and onions.

Season with salt & pepper.

Serve with crackers, veggies, on a sandwich or as a burger topping.

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