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Avocado Toast

February 17, 2014
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

This is the best food, ever. I like to use thick slices of bread and smash on a fat layer of avocado, so you get contrast between the crunch of toast, the soft innards of the bread, and the creamy avocado. Flaky salt is key; express yourself with extra toppings. —Marian Bull

  • Prep time 2 minutes
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • Serves 1
  • 1 slice of good bread (your choice: whole wheat, sourdough, and rye are all A+ options)
  • 1/3 ripe avocado (up to 1/2)
  • 1 pinch Flaky salt
  • 1 splash Olive oil (optional)
  • 1 pinch Black pepper, red pepper flakes. paprika, or ground cumin (optional)
In This Recipe
  1. Toast your bread on both sides. Smash on avocado with a fork. Top with flaky salt -- don't be stingy -- and any other toppings that fit your fancy.
  2. Repeat as necessary.

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Marian Bull

Recipe by: Marian Bull