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Egg & Avocado Toast

in Health Recipes April 5, 2019

Treat yourself to low-carb, high-protein Egg + Avocado Toast: lightly toasted whole wheat bread topped with smashed avocado, lemon juice, a sprinkle of cayenne and a lightly fried egg.

Prep time: 5 minutes 

Cook time: 8 minutes 

Total time: 13 minutes

Serves 4 

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch red chili flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4eggs
  • 4 pieces whole wheat bread, toasted 

Directions

  1. Slice avocado in half and scoop flesh into a medium bowl. Add lemon juice and lightly mash to desired consistency.

  2. Add chili flakes, salt and pepper. Stir to combine, cover and set aside.

  3. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Crack eggs into the pan, one at a time, being careful to keep yolks intact. Season eggs with salt and pepper and lightly fry, 1 to 2 minutes per side, keeping yolk runny, if desired.

  4. Meanwhile, place toast onto 4 serving plates and top each with mashed avocado, spreading evenly. Top each toast with a fried egg and serve immediately. 

Egg + Avocado Toast: lightly toasted whole wheat bread topped with smashed avocado
Egg + Avocado Toast: lightly toasted whole wheat bread topped with smashed avocado

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