Swe-Dishes: Chef Jan Loov’s Avocado Butter

Photo: Jan Loov

Food & Drink

Swe-Dishes: Chef Jan Loov’s Avocado Butter

Avocado toast has swept the nation, and for good reason. Warm, crunchy, toasted bread is the perfect pairing for ripe, creamy avocado.

If you’re looking to step up your ’cado-toast game, give Texas-based Swedish chef Jan Loov’s recipe a try. He spins off the classic recipe by adding butter, herbs, citrus and mascarpone.

Ingredients

Chef Loov's take on avocado toast.
Photo: Jan Loov
  • ½ lb. butter
  • 1 tsp chives, minced
  • 1 tsp parsley, minced
  • 1 tbsp dill, minced
  • Zest from one lemon
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1 tbsp mascarpone
  • 2 whole ripe Avocados

Directions

  1. Whip butter
  2. Add minced herbs, zest and juice
  3. Fold in avocado
  4. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper

Tip

Serve on a warm piece of bread with mixed greens, crisp bacon and goat cheese on top. Enjoy!


Chef Jan Loov is the Chef de Cuisine at the Omni Dallas Hotel’s Texas Spice restaurant. He hails from Sweden, where he attended the Troisiemme Anne’ Culinary School in Linköping. Previously, Chef Loov lived and worked all over the world at various restaurants and hotels before his travels brought him to Boston, where his true passion for sustainable seafood was brought to life while working at Turner Fisheries at the Westin Copley Place. From there, he moved to Dallas and worked at a few smaller venues until the opportunity to work at the Omni Dallas Hotel arose. He assumed the role of Chef d’ Cuisine of Texas Spice in July of 2014. Working at Texas Spice has given him the opportunity to work and share with fellow chefs and culinary experts. This drives him to use the freshest, most sustainable products available, all the while thoroughly enjoying life to its fullest.

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