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How to Eat Avocado on Toast in 6 Delectable Ways

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When avocado on toast rose to fame, there are people who shook it off as a trend, but then it proved all of them wrong because people have fallen in love with it and still it eat for breakfast. Avocado on toast is a classic recipe, completely nutritious, and an effortless breakfast so it makes a great meal to start the day.

The secret to this delicious meal is, as the name suggests, good bread and ripe avocado.

Avocado is a fruit that unlike most is filled with unsaturated fats that are very healthy. The fruit contains a whole load of nutritional values like fiber, potassium, magnesium, and Vitamin C among many others. Therefore, this is the perfect nutritional breakfast or it can also be eaten as a snack.

How to Choose the Perfect Avocado?

To make the perfect avocado on toast, it all comes down to picking the ripe one. So, how to pick the ripe avocado so your avocado toast tastes better? If you slighting press the fruit, it’ll give out a little so that’s when you know that the avocado is ripe.

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If the avocado’s firm, then it’ll be good for sliced avocado on toast but if they are a little bit squishy, then you can mash them up. Since they make a lot of mashed avocado toasts, it doesn’t matter if it’s squishy or firm but it depends on you anyway.

If your avocado isn’t ripe yet, then you can place it in a brown paper bag with a banana and lock it so you can fasten the ripening process.

Basic Ingredients to Make Avocado on Toast:

Avocado on toast has one secret that makes it everyone’s favorite you can always choose your taste preference. But here are some cooking tips to maximize your skills in making avocado toast.

1. Bread:

The base of making avocado on toast is the crucial part because a good toast makes the whole thing come together perfectly so it can’t be burnt but just the perfect toasted golden brown color.

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You can always choose how many slices you want and can also pick the type you want. It can be sourdough bread if you want or you can go the traditional way and choose whole grain bread or you can also use a bagel.

To take the toast to the next level, you can lightly rub sliced garlic on the hot sliced toast.

2. Avocado:

The next main ingredient that you can never miss is avocado. There are many ways to dress your avocado on your toast but the two traditional ways are mashed avocado spread and sliced avocado you can always use your imagination to dress it up as you like.

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Cut the avocado in half, then remove the pit and scoop the avocado flesh out and transfer it into a bowl if you want to mash it to your desired consistency or just slice it before scooping it out to place the avocado slices on the toast.

3. Toppings:

To love avocado toast, it all comes down to the topping. If you prefer something slightly sweet then you can top it off accordingly or something spicy and salty then you can add the toppings accordingly. The toppings of avocado toast are always flexible because there’s no right or wrong way to do it.

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Once you have placed the mashed avocado on top of the toast, the final step is the toppings. You can always use your desired toppings according to your taste but some of the basic toppings are some flaky sea salt, lemon juice, some red pepper flakes, or just some pepper, extra virgin olive oil. some fresh herbs. Don’t miss sesame seeds, they are a classic.

If you prefer something slightly sweet, then you can add banana slices on top, drizzled with honey or maple syrup. Or if you thinking to make a fancy toast you can try making it with a bagel, mashing the avocado, and adding everything bagel seasoning.

 6 Avocado on Toast Recipes to Try Today:

Now that you know how to pick the ripe avocados and the basic ingredients, now can expand your palate with some of these delicious recipes. People love avocado toast for its flexibility of choices in both vegetarian recipes and non-vegetarian recipes.

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There are many reasons why avocado on toast gets high votes, prep time, and cooking time are always low making it an effortless breakfast that you can have with some coffee.

There are a lot of avocado toast variations that are vegan, vegetarian, and non-vegetarian. The perfect avocado toast recipe can vary for different people. Some might just love the basic and simple avocado toast but some light also likes a lot of toppings to go with it.

All these recipes take less than 25 minutes to cook and prep so it makes it easy to make for breakfast if you’re in a hurry. They can be eaten as breakfast or even as brunch. So, here are some of the best avocado toast recipes for you to try and serve immediately.

1. Basic Avocado on Toast:

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Ingredients:
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 1 avocado
  • Lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon
  • Kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon
  • Black pepper, 2 teaspoons
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, 1 teaspoon
  • Optional instructions: chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon
Recipe:
  • This is the basic recipe of the traditional avo toast. After you have all the ingredients ready, take your sliced bread and toast it on a pan or a toaster until golden brown. Be sure to keep a close on the toast so they don’t get burned.
  • Take your avocado and remove the pit, then you can scoop it and transfer it into a small bowl. Before mashing it, add the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Take a fork and gently mash the avocado as per your choice. If your want has chunks in your mash, then it is up to you.
  • Now, take the avocado mixture and lather it on the toast.
  • To top it off, drizzle some olive oil, some salt, and pepper and finally garnish some chopped parsley. This is the recipe for a basic and simple avocado on toast.

2. Salsa Avocado on Toast:

Ingredients:
  • 2 bread slices
  • 1 avocado
  • Lime juice, 1 ¼ teaspoon
  • Kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon
  • Black pepper, 2 teaspoons
  • Diced tomatoes, ¼ cup
  • Finely minced red onions, 1 tablespoon
  • Chopped cilantro, 2 teaspoons
  • Minced jalapeno, 1 tablespoon
  • Sliced radish, 2 teaspoons
Recipes:
  • After you have all the ingredients ready, take your bread or your whole grain bread and toast it on a pan or a toaster but be sure to keep a close on the toast so they don’t get burned.
  • Take your avocado, scoop it, and transfer it into a small bowl. Before mashing the avocado, add the lime juice, pepper, and salt. Take a fork and mash the avocado flesh as per your choice and transfer it to the toast.
  • In another small bowl, combine diced tomatoes, cilantro, red onions, jalapeno, and a teaspoon of lemon juice. This combination is called pico de gallo, which is the salsa part of the avocado toast. Pico de gallo, also known as salsa Fresca is a condiment that the Spanish add to many of their recipes, Transfer the salsa mixture on top of the mashed avocado.
  • Finally, add the radish slice on top of the pico de gallo and season some pepper and salt on top.

3. Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast:

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Ingredients:
  • 2 bread slices
  • 1 avocado
  • Lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon
  • Kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon
  • Black pepper, 2 teaspoons
  • Cream cheese, ¼ cup
  • Sliced tomato, ¼ cup (8 slices approximately)
  • Sliced cucumber, ¼ cup (8 slices approximately)
  • Smoked salmon, 2 ounces
  • Sliced red onions, 2 tablespoons
  • Capers, 1 tablespoon
  • Dill leaves, 2 teaspoons
Recipe:
  • After you have all the ingredients ready, take your bread and toast it on a pan or a toaster until golden brown. Be sure to keep a close eye on your toasts so they don’t get burned.
  • Take your avocado, scoop it, and transfer it into a small bowl. Before mashing the avocado, add the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Take a fork and mash the avocado as per your choice. If your want avocado chunks in your mash, then it is up to you but don’t place it on the toasted bread just yet.
  • Next, spread the cream cheese over the toast, and then, add the avocado mixture on top.
  • For the layering, first, add the tomato slices and also the cucumber slices. Then, you can add smoked salmon, red onions, capers, and dill leaves.
  • Garnish the smoked salmon avocado toast with black pepper.

4. Caprese Avocado Toast:

Ingredients:
  • 2 bread slices
  • 1 avocado
  • Lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon
  • Kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon
  • Black pepper, 2 teaspoons
  • Grape tomatoes, ½  cup, halved
  • Mozzarella cheese, ½  cup, cut into little chunks
  • Extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Optional instructions: Balsamic vinegar reduction, 1 tablespoon
  • Thinly sliced basil leaves, 1 tablespoon, approximately 3 leaves
Recipe:
  • To make Caprese avocado toast, take your bread and toast it on a pan or a toaster until golden brown. Be sure to keep a close eye on your slices of bread so they don’t get burned.
  • Take your avocado, scoop it, and transfer it into a small bowl. Before mashing the avocado, add the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Take a fork and mash the avocado flesh as per your choice and spread the avocado on the toasted bread.
  • Now, you can add the tomatoes and mozzarella cheese to the avocado toast as toppings.
  • Before garnishing the avocado on toast, you can add a drizzle of olive oil, and if you want you can also add balsamic vinegar reduction for some balsamic glaze. Now you can finish the avocado toast by seasoning some salt and pepper and also sprinkling some thinly sliced basil leaves.

5. Cheese and Avocado on Toast:

This avocado on toast recipe has many cheese alternatives for you to pick from, so you can pick any of your favorite toppings to make your favorite avocado toast.

Ingredients:
  • 2 bread slices
  • 1 avocado
  • ½  cup cheese alternatives: Goat cheese; Feta cheese; cream cheese (crumbled)
  • Extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Flaky sea salt, ¼ teaspoon
  • Red pepper flakes, 2 teaspoons
Recipe:
  • To make avocado toast with cheese, first, take your bread and toast it on a pan or a toaster. Be sure to keep a close eye on your toasts so they don’t get burned.
  • Take your avocado, scoop it, and transfer it into a small bowl. Take a fork and gently mash the avocado flesh as per your choice and transfer the mashed avocado to the toasted bread.
  • To top the avocado toast recipe with cheese, you can take any cheese for your desired toppings, goat cheese, feta cheese, or cream cheese, crumble it and sprinkle it on the avocado toast and drizzle some olive oil on top.
  • Finally, on this cream and avocado toast recipe, garnish it with some red pepper flakes and some flaky sea salt to your taste preference.

6. Eggs and Avocado on Toast:

This avocado toast recipe with eggs is versatile. You can cook your eggs as you wish to top it off. You can make a fried egg or poached egg or even scrambled egg to top the toast off.

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Ingredients:
  • 2 bread slices
  • 1 avocado
  • Kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon
  • Black pepper, 2 teaspoons
  • 1 egg
Recipe:
  • To make eggs avocado toast, first, take your bread and toast it on a pan or a toaster. Be sure to keep a close eye on your toasts so they don’t get burned.
  • Take your avocado, scoop it and transfer it into a bowl. Take a fork and gently mash it as per your choice and transfer the mashed avocado to the toast.
  • The next step is what makes the avocado toast and egg complete. You can make your eggs poached or fried eggs or scrambled eggs. After making the eggs of your choice, transfer them to the avocado toast.
  • To finish the meal off, sprinkle some salt and pepper for taste, and your eggs and avocado toast are ready to be served.

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Avocado on toast is a favorite breakfast or brunch for millions of people because of its versatile recipes and different tastes, and also because it is a healthy and fulfilling meal.

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