Delicious and Easy Avocado Egg Toast

Perfecting the Smashed Avocado

Avocado egg toast is a delightful breakfast or brunch option that’s both delicious and simple to make. To start, you’ll need ripe avocados. Cut them in half, remove the pit, and scoop out the flesh into a bowl.

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Add some finely chopped chives for a burst of flavor, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil for a silky texture, and a squeeze of lemon juice to enhance the taste and prevent browning. Season with salt and pepper, then lightly smash the avocado with a fork, leaving some chunks for texture.

Frying the Perfect Egg

The next step is to fry the eggs. Begin by heating a little butter in a non-stick pan over medium heat. For best results, use fresh eggs and let them reach room temperature before cooking.

Crack the eggs into the pan and fry them until the whites are set but the yolks are still runny. Baste the tops of the eggs with the melted butter in the pan to cook them evenly and infuse them with a rich, buttery flavor. If you prefer, you can also poach the eggs instead of frying them.

Assembling the Toast

Now, it’s time to prepare the bread. Use sturdy bread like sourdough or an artisan loaf to support the toppings without getting soggy. Fry the bread slices in the leftover butter in the pan until they’re golden and crispy on both sides.

Once the bread is ready, spread the smashed avocado generously over each slice. Top with the fried egg, season with a bit more salt and pepper, and finish with a few dashes of hot sauce for an extra kick.

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This avocado egg toast is perfect as it is, but you can also add toppings like bacon, feta cheese, or roasted cherry tomatoes to elevate the flavors even more. Enjoy this tasty and satisfying dish for breakfast or brunch, and savor the blend of creamy avocado, rich egg, and crispy bread.