slices of avocado toast on a cutting board
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Avocado Toast

Love avocados? This simple avocado toast recipe is the perfect way to marry the flavors of guacamole with an open faced breakfast sandwich.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado toast, guacamole
Servings: 4 slices
Calories: 245cal
Author: Amanda Formaro


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • Juice from 1/2 of a lime
  • Sea Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices bread
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or softened butter
  • Crushed red pepper flakes optional


  • Cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, scoop the avocado from the skin, and place in a small bowl.
  • Mash the avocado with a fork.
  • Stir in the chopped cilantro and lime juice.
  • Season with salt and black pepper.
  • Toast the bread and rub each slice with the cut side of the garlic.
  • Brush toast with oil or softened butter. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Gently spread mashed avocado mixture evenly on each toast slice and season with more salt and pepper if desired.
  • Sprinkle with red pepper flakes.


Serve with an egg on top for additional protein!


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 245cal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 732mg | Potassium: 406mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1.9mg