Avocado, Tomato and Ricotta Sandwich



- 1 lb. fresh ricotta
- Zest of two lemons
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 pinches of Kosher salt
- 1 pinch ground black pepper
- 4 long slices of fresh bread
-2 large perfectly ripe avocados
- 1 pint mixed color grape tomatoes
- 8 red pearl onions (thinly sliced into rounds)
- Skin of 1 preserved lemon, flesh removed and finely diced
- ½ teaspoon toasted poppy seeds



1. Mix ricotta, lemon zest, ¼ cup of oil and salt and pepper- set aside
2. Arrange slices of bread and divined ricotta evenly among slices
3. Split avocados and cut into slices and place on the bread slices
4. Arrange tomatoes by nesting them into the avocados and then arrange onions slices over the tomatoes.
5. Garnish each sandwich with sesame seeds and lemon skin and finally, sprinkle with poppy seeds and drizzle with olive oil.
5. Enjoy!