10 Recipes That Will Definitely Upgrade Your Avocado Toast
Where would we be without our beloved avocado toast?
Avocado toast is not only a trendy and aesthetic breakfast; it's a nutritional powerhouse. Avocado is full of healthy fat and the bread, especially if you use whole-grain, provides a great source of carbs. Some people could eat avocado toast every day! However, even the most dedicated avocado toast lover may tire of the basic brunch fave. The good news is that avocado toast can be even better with a few additions. There are so many incredible avocado toast recipes that will take your avocado love to the next level.
Here are 10 recipes that will upgrade your avocado toast. These recipes will guac your world (sorry).
1. Strawberry Basil Avocado Toast – Love and Lemons
Strawberries on avocado toast? It sounds like an odd combination, but it works so well in this recipe. The basil adds flavor to the mild avocado and the balsamic drizzle highlights the sweetness of the strawberries. You can sprinkle hemp hearts as a final touch for an extra boost of protein.
(via Love and Lemons)
2. Korean-Style Avocado Toast – Plant Based Matters
This Korean-style avocado toast features traditional Korean chili pepper flakes called gochugaru. The topping is made of gochugaru, diced cucumber, minced scallions, toasted sesame oil and salt adds a layer of spice to the avocado toast. You can make the Basic Toasted Sesame Seeds or buy some to sprinkle on top. This recipe can easily be modified to add more or less spice depending on your tolerance level for fiery foods!
(via Plant Based Matters)
3. Hummus and Avocado Toast – Where You Get Your Protein
We love avocado and we love hummus, so imagine how amazing they taste together! The creaminess from the hummus is perfect with the rich avocado, and it adds more protein. If you're feeling fancy, you can make your hummus from scratch, but store-bought will work too. Add sliced tomato and a pinch of Himalayan pink salt, and this two-minute recipe is good to go.
(via Where You Get Your Protein)
4. Greek Avocado Toast – One Green Planet
This Greek Avocado Toast will transport you to Santorini's deep blue waters in Greece. The recipe uses popular ingredients from Greek cuisine like dill sprigs, black olives, capers, fresh vegetables and olive oil. It's a heart– healthy meal that's filled with healthy fats. Now you'll never have to choose between a Greek salad or avocado toast!
(via One Green Planet)
5. Southwestern Avocado Toast – Healthier Steps
If you love Mexican food or spice, this is the recipe for you! You layer lime mashed avocado, cumin and garlic spiced black beans, corn kernels, tomato salsa, chopped red onions and cherry tomatoes. The black beans add protein to the toast, which will make this meal extra satisfying. You're going to fall in love with this toast that's packed with fiber and flavor! You won't even miss the tortilla chips.
(via Healthier Steps)
6. Tempeh, Lettuce, Avocado and Tomato (TLAT) Toast – Flora and Vino
Move over BLT! There's a new star in the brunch scene. This TLAT (Tempeh, Lettuce, Avocado and Tomato) Toast is a plant-based alternative to the classic breakfast sandwich. Tempeh is made from fermented soybeans, which doesn't sound appealing, but it has a very mild flavor that absorbs liquid smoke, mimicking bacon's flavor. You can make your own or buy premade tempeh bacon. Along with the arugula, tomatoes and cashew mayonnaise, this will replace your BLT craving with a lighter and more nutrient-dense option.
(via Flora and Vino)
7. Garlic Mushroom Avocado Toast – The Wholesome
Not everyone is a fan of mushrooms, but everyone will be a fan of this Garlic Mushroom Avocado Toast. Avocado toast is topped with white button mushrooms sauteed with garlic, salt, pepper and red chili flakes. Not only is it delicious, but it's also nutritious. Mushrooms are a great source of vitamin B and vitamin D.
(via The Wholesome)
8. Roasted Chickpeas Avocado Toast – Two Peas and Their Pod
Add some more crunch and protein to your avocado toast with this Roasted Chickpeas Avocado Toast recipe. The chickpeas are tossed with olive oil, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, salt and turmeric, and then roasted to a golden brown. While the chickpeas are baking, you can throw together an easy lemon tahini dressing, but this recipe is just as good without it. The crispy chickpeas balance out the smooth and soft avocado perfectly.
(via Two Peas and Their Pod)
9. Avocado French Toast – Sweet Simple Vegan
Yes, you read that right. Avocado French toast sounds like a recipe for disaster, but somehow Sweet Simple Vegan makes this unexpected combination a sweet-savory dream. Thick slices of sourdough bread are dipped in cashew butter and almond milk-based batter, cooked to a golden brown and then topped with vegan cream cheese, avocado slices and spicy maple syrup. The avocado adds an extra layer of creaminess. This is a meal that will taste like nothing you've ever tried before.
(via Sweet Simple Vegan)
10. Fancy Avocado Toast – Blissful Basil
This recipe from Blissful Basil uses small upgrades to make avocado toast a truly decadent experience. The addition of tart pickled onions, silky cashew cream, everything seasoning, and Dijon creates a mixture of delicious flavors and varying textures. You top it off with a squeeze of lime, sesame seeds and salt. Make yourself an iced vanilla almond milk latte to have with your toast and you'll feel like you're in an overpriced vegan café!
(via Blissful Basil)
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