If you’re in the mood for a simple and delicious breakfast, this is the perfect option.

Not only is avocado toast easy to make and delicious, but you can change it up with the topping ideas below (or your own favorites)!

It’s the perfect start to your day with healthy fats to keep you satisfied.

adding avocado to toast to make Avocado Toast

Avocados Make a Healthy Hearty Breakfast

  • Avocado toast is faster and healthier than hitting the drive-thru!
  • It’s a great source of healthy fats and fiber, which will keep you fueled up all day long.
  • This avocado toast recipe isn’t just for breakfast! It makes a great post-workout snack.
  • Add a fried egg or your own favorite toppings (check out my favorites below) for a colorful and delicious meal that’s perfect for the ‘gram.
  • Get creative with your toppings! You can add anything from sliced tomatoes and cucumbers to crispy bacon and hot sauce.
  • For an easy appetizer, try making mini toasts with homemade crostini.
eggs and bacon on Avocado Toast

Ingredients

Avocados – Choose soft and ripe avocados with intact skin. Mash or arrange slices as desired. To switch up the flavors, add in a DIY seasoning like everything bagel seasoning or even homemade lemon pepper seasoning.

Bread – Any bread from whole wheat to a slice of sourdough is perfect for avocado toast! Or make homemade garlic toast or plain white bread.

Avocado Toast with different types of toppings on each one

How to Make Avocado Toast

The Basics: Most of us know how to make simple avocado toast – slice bread, toast until golden brown, remove the pit, mush avocado on toast, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Feeling Fancy?

Avocado toast is simply perfect but if you’d like to level up your usual avocado toast recipe, rub the toast with garlic before adding the mashed avocado.

This little trick adds a little something special and will really make it the best avocado toast you’ve ever had! 

Toppings for Avocado Toast – Avocado toast is great when it’s simple with just a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil, some flaky sea salt & ground black pepper, and a squeeze of lemon, but change it up with any of the variations below.

toppings on Avocado Toast

More Avocado Toast Variations

Swap up the bread and try whole wheat bread for extra fiber or sourdough bread if you’d like!

  • Lox: Slices of smoked salmon (lox), capers, minced red onions
  • Bacon & Egg: crumbled bacon, fried egg, salt & pepper
  • Caprese: chopped cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella (or feta), fresh basil leaves (or arugula), drizzled with balsamic vinegar
  • Spicy Sweet: sriracha or red pepper flakes & honey,
  • Fresh & Herby: finely diced cucumber, dill, sliced radishes, and other fresh herbs topped with a pinch of salt

More Quick Breakfast Favorites

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Avocado Toast

Enjoy this easy recipe for breakfast, lunch, or a post-workout snack! With healthy fats & lots of flavors, Avocado toast is simply delicious.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 pieces
Author Nagi

Equipment

Ingredients  

  • 1 avocado ripe
  • 2 slices bread any kind, sourdough is my favorite
  • 1 clove garlic cut in half (skin on)
  • salt and pepper
  • lemon juice optional, from a fresh lemon is best
  • extra virgin olive oil good quality

Instructions 

  • Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit.
  • Toast the bread to your liking.
  • While the toast is still hot, lightly rub the surface with the cut side of the fresh garlic clove.
  • Scoop out the avocado flesh with a spoon and use a fork to mash it onto the toast.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • If desired, drizzle with fresh lemon juice and olive oil or add the toppings below. Serve immediately.

Notes

The avocado can be mashed as smooth or as chunky as you’d like it. Avocado oxidizes (turns brown) quickly, so mashed avocado should be eaten right away.
If using only half of the avocado, leave the pit in the half that will be refrigerated for later use. This will help keep it fresh a bit longer.
Optional Avocado Toast Toppings:
  • everything bagel seasoning
  • fried egg and crispy bacon bits
  • lox, capers, minced onion
  • tomato, bocconcini, basil, balsamic glaze
  • sriracha and honey
Nutrition calculated without olive oil.
 
5 from 85 votes

Nutrition Information

Calories: 240 | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 533mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 147IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Breakfast, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
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  1. when I was young my mother use to give use avocado with a slice of itlian bread so your recipes came in handy thank you I’ll try then thank you, have a great holiday.5 stars

    1. My favorite way to add extra flavor as well as veggies is to saute chopped zucchini, onion and chopped kale and clove of sliced garlic.. I add veggies to 1/2 mashed avocado sprinkle with salt and dash of cummin. Toast dense bread (or brown in frying pan with olive oil and clove of garlic) spread mixture and top with over med. fried egg. My husband loves it!!

  2. My favorite topping is a dusting of Tajin, a Mexican spice blend of chili, salt and dehydrated lime juice.

  3. just love avocado toast, I will sometimes make your egg salad to top off the avocado toast , so good!5 stars

  4. A quick and easy breakfast that tastes good.
    Brown toast with mayo, mashed avocado with sunnyside up egg and salt & pepper – Yum!

  5. I love rye bread toast with butter or peanut butter, I absolutely love avocados, I’m asking for a recipe for a good avocado to spread on my toast. Please send one or a few avocado spreads to use on my rye bread toast. And maybe a avocado pasta salad. Something good for me as I’m trying to lose . I’m shooting for losing 50 pounds. Thank you so much in advance.

  6. So yummy and easy. I left out the lemon juice because I didn’t have any. Have made this for breakfast and it’s so easy! Thanks!5 stars