Avocado Toast with Poached Eggs
Start your day right with our delicious Avocado Toast topped with perfectly poached eggs. This simple and tasty recipe features mashed avocado on toasted bread, paired with gently poached eggs and a hint of red pepper flakes for a touch of flavor. It's a quick and satisfying breakfast or brunch option that you can customize with optional toppings like cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, or fresh herbs. Give it a try and enjoy a wholesome and flavorful meal to kickstart your morning!
🍞2 slices of your favorite bread (sourdough or whole grain work well)
🥑1 ripe avocado
🥚2 large eggs
🌶️Red pepper flakes (to taste)
🧂Salt and pepper (to taste)
Optional toppings: 🍅cherry tomatoes, 🧀feta cheese, 🌿fresh herbs
How do you poach eggs?
Poach the Eggs:
🔥Fill a saucepan with water until it's about 2/3 full.
🔄Bring the water to a gentle simmer over medium heat.
🍳Crack each egg into a small bowl or ramekin.
🌪️Create a gentle whirlpool in the simmering water by stirring it with a spoon.
🔄Carefully slide one egg into the center of the whirlpool.
⏱️Poach for about 3 minutes for a runny yolk or longer if you prefer a firmer yolk.
🥄Remove the poached egg with a slotted spoon and repeat for the second egg.
Prepare the Avocado:
🥑While the eggs are poaching, halve and pit the avocado.
🥄Scoop out the avocado flesh into a bowl.
🍴Mash the avocado with a fork until it reaches your desired consistency.
🧂Season the mashed avocado with salt and pepper to taste.
Toast the Bread:
🍞Toast the bread slices to your liking. You can use a toaster or a toaster oven.
Assemble the Avocado Toast:
🍞Spread the mashed avocado evenly onto the toasted bread slices.
Add Poached Eggs:
🥚Carefully place a poached egg on top of each avocado-covered toast.
Season and Garnish:
🌶️Sprinkle red pepper flakes over the poached eggs.
🧂Add a pinch of salt and pepper for extra flavor.
Optional: Garnish with 🍅cherry tomatoes, 🧀crumbled feta cheese, or 🌿fresh herbs like cilantro or chives.
Serve and Enjoy:
🍽️Serve the avocado toast with poached eggs immediately while it's warm.