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Lauren’s Avocado Toast with Egg & Tomatoes

A white plate with cherry tomatoes, avocado toast and a fried egg.Recipe by Lauren, Lakeshore Recreation & Athletics Specialist

Avocado Toast with a Sunny Side Egg & Tomatoes

Ingredients:

1/2 Medium Avocado
1 Egg
1 Slice of Preferred Bread
1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes (Halved) or Preferred Vegetable
1 tbsp Butter (or Butter Substitute)
1 tsp Salt (can substitute Garlic Salt)
1 tsp Black Pepper (can substitute Red Pepper Flakes)

Directions:

  1. Cut 1 medium avocado in half. Spoon half of the avocado into a bowl and mash to desired consistency. Store the unused half for future use.
  2. Add 1 tsp of salt and 1 tsp of pepper to avocado mash for flavor. You can substitute garlic salt and red pepper flakes (or any other desired spices) for additional flavor.
  3. Over low heat, melt 1 tbsp of butter or butter substitute in a small frying pan. Once melted, crack the egg into a bowl and add to pan. Cook to desired consistency:
    1. Sunny Side Up (3 minutes or until whites are set).
    2. Over Medium (5-6 minutes until yolk is slightly set, flipping halfway through).
    3. Over Hard (7-9 minutes until yolk is fully set, flipping halfway through).
  4. Toast the bread slice in a toaster or toaster oven until preferred color is reached.
  5. Remove toasted bread and place on plate. Spoon and spread avocado mash onto toast. Season to taste with salt, pepper and other spices.
  6. Slide egg onto plate from pan.
  7. Add halved cherry tomatoes or other desired vegetables to plate.
  8. Serve immediately.