Avocado toast is one of the simplest, easiest to make breakfasts imaginable. It is quite healthy and nourishing. It’s the one, the only, avocado toast, the stuff of clickbait articles! But sometimes the simplest concepts can falter in execution. Here’s how to make avocado toast, to get the best simple version and make sure you don’t skip any steps!
There are plenty of recipes out there that teach you how to make avocado toast. Each one with their own spin on this breakfast/lunch/snack item. You don’t need many ingredients and the nutritional benefits are sooo worth it! The avocado fruit is not primarily loaded with carbs like other fruit. It’s rich in fat, but the healthy, good kind of fat. And it's really great for your face!
Other than that, avocados have about 20 different vitamins and minerals making a name for it. Like vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, potassium, vitaminB5, B6, and E. This is what it’s rich in. But it also contains small amounts of magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, zinc, phosphorus, vitamin A, and vitamins B1, B2, and B3.
All of these make sure that avocados help reduce your blood pressure, keep your heart healthy, enable your digestion thanks to the fiber in them, lower your cholesterol levels, and protect your eyes thanks to antioxidants!
How to make avocado toast in 11 steps
1. Gather your ingredients
You’ll need some slices of bread, an avocado, some butter, olive oil, salt and freshly ground pepper for seasoning. And of course, you can use other things when you make the avocado toast, like sesame seeds, nuts, maybe tahini, sweet corn, an egg on top and so on. But those extra toppings are up to you and your tastes.
2. Soften the butter
Don’t forget to remove it from the fridge!
3. Toast the bread
You can use a toaster or do this in the oven. The toaster option is way quicker, of course.
4. Prep the avocado
Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit. Cut out the flesh of the avocado.
6. Slice the avocado
There is no right or wrong way to do this. What matters is how you like to do it!
7. Spread butter
Spread the butter on the bread, in an even layer.
8. Add the avocado
Add the avocado slices on the bread. The ratio is about half an avocado for a slice of toast. You can do more or less, though.
9. Drizzle olive oil
Drizzle some olive oil over the avocado.
Sprinkle some salt and freshly ground pepper.
11. Eat up
This is where you can add some more toppings if you want an even heartier meal. Or you can just bite in!
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