Simple Avocado Toast with Egg

My super simple avocado toast with egg is perfect for breakfast, lunch, or an easy dinner. It’s healthy, protein-packed, and so easy to customize (lots of tips below!).

Avocado toast with hard-boiled egg

There’s a reason avocado toast became so popular! I fell in love years ago and have been making it at home ever since. Even my 3-year-old is obsessed!

This simple avocado toast recipe with egg is a no-fuss option with significant staying power thanks to the protein in the egg. For more avocado recipes, try our avocado egg salad or my favorite avocado salad!

Key Ingredients

  • Bread: When I have it in the house, I love a thick slice of sourdough bread. Otherwise, I go with whole grain or sprouted bread. Use what you love!
  • Avocado: Look for firm but ripe avocados. They should yield to gentle pressure and have slightly bumpy skin. I like to check the stem. It should be dark and easy to remove, revealing bright green underneath.
  • Seasonings: I give a few more suggestions below, but I love a spritz of fresh lemon juice, flaked sea salt (like Maldon sea salt), and a little spice. In our photos, we used Togarashi seasoning, a Japanese seasoning with citrus, red chili peppers, and sesame seeds. It’s excellent with the creamy avocado, but if you have a favorite seasoning blend, use it!
  • Egg: I love adding a hard-boiled egg to my avocado toast (see our photo!), but feel free to cook your egg any way you like. Here are our recipes for scrambled eggs, hard boiled eggs, and poached eggs.

How to Make Avocado Toast

Mash your avocado on your toasted bread. Add your cooked egg. Squeeze on some fresh lemon juice for freshness and season generously with salt and pepper. Or use your favorite avocado toast seasoning (suggestions below).

Avocado Toast with Egg

More Avocado Toast Toppings

  • Tomato
  • Fresh herbs
  • Sprouts (I especially love sunflower sprouts)
  • Chia seeds or Flaxseed Meal
  • Smoked salmon
  • Bacon or Sausage
  • Hummus
  • Cheese (I love feta cheese)
  • Hot Sauce
  • Everything seasoning
  • Pico de Gallo or Salsa
Avocado Toast with egg, seasonings, and flaky salt

Simple Avocado Toast with Egg

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Satisfying avocado toast with egg is a delicious and simple option for breakfast, a snack, or even a light meal! Enjoy it fresh for the best flavor, as avocado browns over time. This recipe makes 1 serving, but feel free to multiply as needed. For added protein, you can increase to 2 eggs.

Makes 1 toast

You Will Need

1 slice of bread, toasted

1/2 ripe medium avocado

Small squeeze fresh lemon juice

1 hard-boiled egg, or egg cooked to your liking

Favorite pepper blend, we use Togarashi seasoning

Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil

Salt, to taste


    1Use a fork to smash the avocado down onto the toasted bread slice. Scatter a small squeeze of lemon juice over the avocado.

    2Slice the hard-boiled egg into coins, and then place them on top of the smashed avocado.

    3Finish by sprinkling a little pepper, salt, and a very light drizzle of olive oil on top of the egg.

Adam and Joanne's Tips

  • Storing leftover avocado: If you still have it, leave the pit in, and then cover the cut side tightly with plastic wrap. To be extra safe, add a little fresh lemon or lime juice to the flesh before covering it with plastic. Keep it in the fridge for up to a day (you might get lucky with two days).
  • Egg: We use hard-boiled eggs, but feel free to substitute with fried, poached, scrambled, or soft-boiled.
  • The nutrition facts provided below are estimates.
Nutrition Per Serving Serving Size 1 toast / Calories 309 / Total Fat 21.2g / Saturated Fat 4g / Cholesterol 186mg / Sodium 310.1mg / Carbohydrate 22.4g / Dietary Fiber 7.7g / Total Sugars 3.3g / Protein 7.7g
AUTHOR:  Adam and Joanne Gallagher
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9 comments… Leave a Review
  • Luigi November 2, 2022, 4:58 pm

    I loved these toasts. I smashed those avocados so hard I could really taste it.

  • Meredith March 30, 2022, 1:26 am

    For your avacado toast recipe with sliced boiled eggs on top, what about cheese. I think I would like some cheese on there too. How would you incorporate some cheese I to it, along with the avacado and boiled eggs on toast?

    • Joanne May 5, 2022, 12:54 pm

      Hi Meredith, Cheese is a great idea. I love feta!

  • Jennifer Cripe March 25, 2021, 1:28 pm

    This is my new favorite thing! My doctor told me I need protein with breakfast, so I’ve started to make this a couple of days per week. It’s so easy, yummy, healthy and filling. Thanks for sharing!

  • Silas November 22, 2020, 9:30 am

    Just discovered your channel, i am overboard with excitement to try your recipes

  • Clifford stewart January 16, 2019, 10:11 am

    Is there a peticular bread to use with avocado toast?

    • Joanne March 3, 2020, 7:24 pm

      You can use whatever bread you love. I particularly love a hearty bread (I usually get it from a local bakery).

      • Connie July 18, 2023, 10:42 am

        I usually use finely diced red onion in smashed avocado 1/2 top. and a slice of fresh tomato on top of avocado. Delish!!!

  • Mike Mitchell September 8, 2018, 10:08 am

    Wow!Simple and quick to make and pure delight to eat.Thank you.


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