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Avo on toast. Breakfast. Lunch. And Sunday night dinner!

Avo on toast is our regular Sunday night dinner. Purists need just salt, pepper and a squeeze of lemon. But there are so many ways to ring the (delicious) changes. Like these …

Smashed avo with charred sweetcorn and Mexican flavours on sourdough toast. Makes four generous slices.

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You’ll need …

2 avocados, peeled & pitted; sea salt and black pepper; a few sprigs fresh coriander, chopped; 2 limes – 1 juiced & 1 quartered; a big pinch smoked paprika; 2 grilled sweetcorn, removed from the cob; 20 cherry tomatoes, halved; 4 slices sourdough bread, toasted

To make…

In a bowl, combine the avocado, salt, black pepper, coriander, lime juice and paprika. Smash using a potato masher or a fork.

Add the sweetcorn, tomatoes and check the seasoning for taste.

Top toast with smashed avocado mix, garnish with extra coriander and lime wedges.

Serve immediately.

Instagram’s fave food pic! Avo toast never goes out of fashion. Toast ready … and top!

 

The EASY options

Slice, mash or smash your avo onto a slice of toast of your choice. Top with either • a poached egg • chorizo and goat’s cheese • a sprinkling of dukkah and squeeze of lemon.

The HEALTHY options

Top your health bread toast with avo, hummus, pesto and lemon for a quick and tasty snack. Try adding some roasted chickpeas for a bit of crunch.

Sourdough toast, topped with avocado slices, cherry tomatoes, crispy seaweed, and a sprinkling of pumpkin seed dukkah and smoked sea salt.

Toast a bagel or English muffin, then top with pesto, smashed avocado, savoury granola, fennel and rocket salad, drizzled with avocado oil or extra virgin olive oil, crushed pistachio nuts and – if you’re famished, a poached egg.

Toast some low GI bread, top with smashed avocado, cannellini beans, shaved radishes, thyme, parmesan cheese shavings, and avocado balls. Serve with a sprinkling of chilli flakes and a wedge of lemon.

The FRUITY options

Toast health bread, top with smashed avo, then add thinly sliced strawberries, a scattering of toasted coconut flakes, a drizzle of honey and a generous grind of black pepper.

Toast ciabatta bread, top with smashed avo. Add some thin slices of ripe-but-still-firm pear, then crumbed blue cheese or Gorgonzola. Top with roasted walnuts and a drizzle of honey.

The LUXURY OPTIONS

Toast some rye or health bread, smother in cream cheese (full cream is our choice, low fat versions if you prefer), then layer on some thinly sliced cucumber. Pile on the smoked salmon, sprinkle with capers and chives.

A retro avo ritz … yes, please. Toast a piece of sourdough, smash an avo and spread thickly. Now add your cooked, peeled prawns, and drizzle with homemade Marie Rose sauce (or cheat, and buy the ready-made prawn cocktail tub from Woolies).

Could you ever go wrong with bacon? Nope. Toast ciabatta, spread with cream cheese, then pile on some smashed avo. Add a generous handful of crispy streaky bacon. For a proper breakfast option, drop the cream cheese and add a poached egg.

Toast a slice of ciabatta. Spread with smashed or slice avo, and top with chopped cherry tomatoes and black olives. Drizzle a little olive oil over the top.

Try an Italian caprese version. Toast ciabatta, and while still hot rub with a cut garlic clove. Smash your avo on the toast, then top with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls or slices, basil leaves and olive oil, and just a smidgen of balsamic vinegar.

Toast some sourdough bread. Slice avos and fan on the bread. Add shavings of parmesan, thin slices of red onion, and top with rocket leaves. Drizzle with an olive oil and balsamic reduction dressing.

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