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  • 1 loaf sourdough bread
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and halved lengthways
  • 1 tablespoon avocado or olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • ½ cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to season


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Using a sharp knife, deeply cut the bread into a honeycomb pattern (don’t cut through to the base of the loaf).
  3. Scoop avocado flesh into a bowl and add oil, garlic, lemon juice and zest and seasoning, lightly mash with a fork to combine.
  4. Gently ease bread open and spoon avocado mixture into the loaf.
  5. Repeat using cheese.
  6. Place loaf onto a large sheet of foil and wrap loosely. Place on a baking tray and bake for 12 minutes.
  7. Uncover and bake for a further 8-10 minutes until hot and golden. Serve immediately.