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How To Make Avocado Toast

Avocado toast is one of those recipes that is so quick and easy to make, yet it can be varied up to taste different every time you make it.

It tastes amazing for breakfast, or as a light lunch. If you have avocados hanging about that are reaching maximum ripeness you need to get mashing and turn them into avocado toast!

 How to make avocado toast

What Is Avocado Toast?

Avocado toast is a one-sided sandwich topped with a refreshing mix of avocado, salt, pepper and citrus juice, capable of lifting any mood and brightening up any day!

How Do You Make Avocado Toast?

mashing up avocado for avocado toast

Avocado Toast Toppings

There are so many different toppings you can use- eggs and tomato (as seen above); radish, onion and chilli; sun-dried tomato- the possibilities are endless! Be creative and try something new, and you may just find your new favourite food.

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How Can You Ripen An Avocado Quickly?

If you have just bought some avocados, only to find that they are under ripe, here’s some cool tricks to ripen them quicker than just leaving them in the fruit bowl:

Place the avocado in a paper bag with a banana, or if this isn’t practical, although slightly less effective, is to leave the avocado in direct sunlight.

Related: How To Ripen Avocados

avocado toast with fried egg on top

avocado toast with fried egg on top

How To Make Avocado Toast

Yield: 2 slices
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes

Brighten up tour day with this colourful and refreshing meal, perfect for breakfast or lunch the ingredients really are flexible- the only key bits being the avocado, toast, citrus juice and salt & pepper.


  • 1 avocado
  • Juice of half a small lemon or lime
  • Pinch salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 slices of bread (a brown bread tastes best)
  • 2 eggs (optional)
  • 2 medium tomatoes (optional)


  1. Scoop out the avocado flesh and put it in a bowl with the citrus juice, as well as the pinch of salt and a sprinkling of pepper.
  2. Mash together with a fork or pastry cutter until a creamy, consistent paste.
  3. Toast the bread
  4. (Optional) Fry the eggs and tomatoes in a pan
  5. Spread the avocado mix onto the toast slices, and add any topping of your choice
  6. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 300Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 372mgSodium: 350mgCarbohydrates: 109gFiber: 18gSugar: 43gProtein: 27g

This data may not be accurate for everyone, and depends on the way you cook it and what toppings you choose to add

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