From the Kitchn: Avocado Toast

Why did I not think of this yet??

You all know about my love for avocados, and the numerous ways I enjoy it. I read today’s recipe from The Kitchn (one of my favorite food/cooking blogs) and I can’t believe I haven’t tried this yet! Avocado Toast for breakfast – so simple, so healthy, so pure and tasty.

You simply toast some good bread, mash an avocado on top, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yum.

I can imagine beefing this up for more protein with a slice of cheese (I love Cabot’s habanero cheddar or any sharp cheddar), or even an egg (fried, scrambled, hard-boiled). It won’t be vegan anymore, but it will still be tasty. Since I sometimes work out in the mornings, I imagine this would be the PERFECT post-workout breakfast, with the combination of carbs, fat and protein. Maybe with a side of skim milk or a green monster smoothie too.

I am a big breakfast eater and I usually plan my breakfast the night before. I love scrambled eggs, or oatmeal (overnight oats or hot oatmeal – I love them both), or Greek yogurt – always with a side of fruit and a glass of milk. Tomorrow I know exactly what I’ll be eating: avocado toast! I can’t wait to try it. I might even make it for a snack later…

What’s your favorite way to eat an avocado? Have you ever tried avocado toast for breakfast or as a snack?

   

15 Responses to “From the Kitchn: Avocado Toast”

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    Michelle posted August 3, 2010 at 11:05 am

    This sounds really great! I think avocado simply mashed with a little salt and pepper would be fantastic in the morning! I go a lot more simple in the morning with either a high-protein cereal or low-fat cottage cheese and always with a side of fruit!

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    Becky posted August 3, 2010 at 11:44 am

    Oh yum! I love avocado. I usually go with simple guacamole, but this does look like a fabulous post-run option…and I have a ripe avocado on the counter!

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    Sues posted August 3, 2010 at 1:02 pm

    What an awesome idea! I’ve never considered avocado for breakfast, but why not?? It’s a pretty perfect way to get the day started!!

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    Megan posted August 3, 2010 at 1:03 pm

    Why didn’t I think of this too? It’s so simple, but I bet it tastes so deliciou. I love avocados, especially in salads or guacamole!

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    christina posted August 3, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    omg you are going to LOVE this recipe for avocado “butter”:
    http://www.hungrymeetshealthy.com/2010/04/spicy-chicken-peppers-with-avocado.html

    seriously, make it. it changed my life…especially if you like avocado on toast.

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    Corinne posted August 3, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    I love using avocado on my sandwiches instead of mayo or cheese. The consistency and flavor pairs perfectly with some cucumber, tomoatoes and spinach or with my fav lunch meats: turkey or chicken. Definitely diving head first into a lunch featuring the avocado tomorrow :) thanks for sharing this!

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    surviving suburbia posted August 3, 2010 at 10:21 pm

    how funny! another friend of mine posted about exactly the same thing, avocado on toast, some time ago. she’s in australia. over there, they like it with a bit of butter and a sprinkle of black sauce (Worcestershire sauce) or sometimes with some shredded cheese.
    me though, i’m kind of over it. it seems, here in CA, they put avocado on everything!

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    Rowena posted August 4, 2010 at 1:02 am

    Read your post just in time! I’ve been scratching my head about what to feed my picky toddler. This is worth a try! Healthy and easy to make!

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    Emily posted August 4, 2010 at 9:38 am

    Ahh, cheese, avocado and bread — an amazing combo! I used to make glorified grilled cheese with avocado when I cooked for one. I still crave them!

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    Daisy posted August 5, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    I love avocado. And Cabots Hot Habanero Cheese (since you mentioned it.) But I am not sure how I feel about avocado toast for breakfast!! I do love avocado on say like an eggs bennedict or an egg and cheese sandwich. So on second thought….haha.

    I am so appreciate for your input on hen of the woods mushrooms. I must find some!!!

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    Patty posted July 11, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    I’m having avocado toast this morning! Suddenly missed you : ) have a great day!

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      Bianca Garcia posted July 11, 2011 at 9:59 pm

      Miss you too. Can’t wait to have avocados from our own backyard!

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    honeywhatscooking posted January 30, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    I loveeeeeee avocado.. I’ve tried avocado on toast, and I called my recipe an Avocado Tartine – I was trying to be fancy. I got the idea from a bakery named Le Pain Quotidian.. so good. Really like your blog.. first time visitor.

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      Bianca Garcia posted January 30, 2012 at 4:37 pm

      Thanks for the comment. I hope you continue to read my blog :) I’ve been to Le Pain Quotidian on Upper West and really liked it!

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