How To Fancy Up Your Avocado Toast

By Subodh / November 18, 2015

There are certain comfort foods that are so humble that we even forget talking about them. Avocado toast is one such yummy delicacy. Technically, it does not even qualify as a toast. This simple food is nothing but toast topped up mashed or sliced avocados. One bite – and you are bound to get addicted. It is much heavier, silkier, and richer than your normal buttered toast, but is quite healthier too.

Jazz up this no-frills delicacy in simple, adorable ways and serve it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Here are a handful of such recipes that could open the doors of your creative side.

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Before you delve down deep into the world of tasty avocado toasts, here is the basic recipe you all would need.

The Avocado Toast

Avocados – 2, ripe, medium sized
Lemon juice – 1 tsp
Salt – to taste
Black pepper – 1/2 tsp
Whole grain bread slices – 4, toasted

How to make

  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mash avocados with lemon juice, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Spread it on the toast.

Serve fresh with seasonings and dips, if necessary!

1. Grilled Corn Avocado Toast

Grilled Corn Avocado Toast

This is a feast for the healthy food lovers. Corn is grilled or roasted and flavored with assorted spices before mixing into the mashed avocados. Ensure that you use the freshest corn available. While grilled corn is the ideal choice, you could even steam frozen corn or roast it.

Ingredients

  1. Sweet corn – 2 ears
  2. Cooking oil – 1 tbsp
  3. Butter – 2 tbsp, softened
  4. Paprika – 1 tsp or according to taste
  5. Salt – to taste

How to make

  1. Rub the ears of the corn with cooking oil.
  2. Preheat the grill while your corn is ready.
  3. Place the corn on the grill and cook until corn turns golden.
  4. Keep turning the ears to prevent charring.
  5.  Remove the corn once done and allow to cool.
  6. In a small bowl, mix butter with salt and paprika.
  7. Butter the corn and allow to sit for a couple of minutes.
  8. Slice the corn kernels and transfer to a plate.
  9. Top the avocado spread toast with corn.

Sprinkle more paprika or any other seasoning of your choice and a little lemon juice and serve.

2. Egg Avocado Toasty

Egg Avocado Toasty

Give the classic avocado twist a marvelous twist by pepping up its value and taste with this egg salad.

The good news – there is no mayonnaise involved in preparing this one. So, are you ready?

Ingredients

  1. Eggs – 6, hard boiled
  2. Red onion – 1 , finely sliced, roasted to golden brown
  3. Spring onions – 2 tbsp, finely chopped
  4. Red paprika – 1 tsp, adjust to taste
  5. Salt – to taste
  6. Carrots – 2 tbsp, roughly grated
  7. Lemon juice – 2 tbsp or to taste

How to make

  1. Discard the shell of the eggs.
  2.  Crack the eggs and mash well with the rest of the ingredients, excepted roasted onions.
  3. Spread a generous amount of egg mixture atop the avocado-spread toast.
  4. Sprinkle the roasted onions.
  5. Sprinkle a little lemon juice and red paprika.

Serve fresh with a bowl of vegetable salad for a wholesome and healthy lunch.

3. Honey And Cinnamon Avocado Toast

Honey And Cinnamon Avocado Toast

These are gorgeous and serve as wonderful post-school snacks for your kids. They satiate your sweet cravings as well. The recipe for the toast slightly varies from the basic one that has been mentioned above. The good thing about this recipe is that it can be served as a dessert also.

Ingredients

  1. Avocados – 2, thoroughly ripe
  2. Whole grain bread – 4 slices, crust trimmed, toasted
  3. Butter – 1 tbsp, unsalted, softened
  4. Honey – 3 tbsp
  5. Powdered cinnamon – to taste
  6. Walnuts – 2 tbsp, roasted
  7. Almonds – 1 tbsp, broken, toasted

How to make

  1. In a small mixing bowl, mash avocados and butter thoroughly with honey. Add more honey if you would love a sweeter delight.
  2.  Mix in cinnamon and walnuts to the mixture.
  3. Spread generous amounts of the avocado mixture atop the toasted bread slices.
  4. Sprinkle toasted almonds.

Drizzle a little more honey and serve.

So, how would you like to enjoy your avocado toast? Share your recipe with us!