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Avocado, Tomato, and Sliced Egg Toast

I’m finding it hard to type this post. Not because I can’t find the words to say, but because I’m busy stuffing my mouth with this avocado, tomato, and sliced egg toast.

Healthy Avocado, Tomato, and Sliced Egg Toast. This open-faced sandwich is perfect for breakfast or lunch.

Every time I take a bite, I have to wipe gobs of creamy avocado from my fingers before I begin typing again. This unbelievably simple recipe is unbelievably delicious. It just goes to show that recipes don’t have to be complicated to achieve bold flavor.

When I say simple, I’m talkin’ 5 minutes from start to finish. I’m enjoying this loaded toast for lunch, but it would be just as delicious for breakfast. Not only is this recipe healthy, but it’s super filling.

Healthy Avocado, Tomato, and Sliced Egg Toast. This open-faced sandwich is perfect for breakfast or lunch.

You guys, I can’t stop eating! Excuse me while I take another bite…

Okay, I’m back.

The sandwich is simply built: toast, avocado, sliced tomato, and sliced hard-boiled egg. I’m betting you can find most of these items in your pantry and fridge.

I jazzed it up a bit with an easy 4 ingredient chipotle crema drizzle (salt and pepper don’t count). The crema makes this toast absolutely irresistible. Next time I make this recipe, I’m going to make extra crema to keep in the fridge for whenever the mood strikes.

Healthy Avocado, Tomato, and Sliced Egg Toast. This open-faced sandwich is perfect for breakfast or lunch.

Here’s how to assemble the toast:

1. Toast a slice of whole wheat (or bread of choice) bread.
2. While the bread is toasting, slice and scoop 1 avocado into a small bowl. Smash with a fork until creamy but still chunky. Add salt and pepper to taste. Spread a thick layer of avocado on your toast.
3. Top with slices of tomato and hard-boiled egg. Don’t forget to salt and pepper each layer. That’s how I achieve bold flavor in this recipe.
4. Drizzle with the chipotle crema (don’t be shy).

If you want to save a dish, you can skip step two and smash your avocado as you spread it on the toast. Don’t forget to add a sprinkle of salt and pepper.

The avocado to toast ratio is a bit off. I used 1 avocado to 1 slice of toast. Not a mistake. I wanted an extra thick layer of creamy avocado to cover my toasted bread.

Fun food fact: Avocados are rich in healthy fats and contain more potassium than a banana. The green fruit (yes, fruit) is full of fiber, vitamins, and heart-healthy monosaturated fatty acids.

Healthy Avocado, Tomato, and Sliced Egg Toast. This open-faced sandwich is perfect for breakfast or lunch.

This recipe is extremely healthy. The protein from the avocados and hard-boiled egg will keep you full for hours.

Avocado, Tomato, and Egg Toast

Yield: 1 serving

Total Time: 5 minutes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes



  • 1 slice whole wheat bread
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • salt and pepper

Chipotle Crema: 

  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle in adobo
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon honey
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Toast the bread.
  2. Cut your avocado in half and remove the seed. Smash the avocado in a small bowl until creamy but still chunky. Add salt and pepper to taste. Spread the avocado on the toast.
  3. Top the avocado with sliced tomato and egg, adding a sprinkle of salt and pepper to each layer. Drizzle with the chipotle crema.

Chipotle Crema: In a small bowl, add yogurt, chipotle, lime juice, and honey. Whisk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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14 Responses to “Avocado, Tomato, and Sliced Egg Toast”

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    Stefanie @ Sarcastic Cooking — January 8, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Mmmmm chipotle crema!! If I had the time to eat this every morning, I so would!!!


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    Julia — January 8, 2015 at 10:20 pm

    Shhhiii girl, I’d have a hard time focusing with one of those open-facers in front of me, too! I mean, the avocado to the egg to the sauce?! Just killing me over here. I may have to make dinner #2 out of this riiiiight now!


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    Susan — January 9, 2015 at 8:04 am

    I’m shocked you managed to write this post at all, I’d be too busy stuffing my face.


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    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — January 9, 2015 at 8:12 am

    Avocado toast is one of my favorite quick lunches! Love the chipotle crema!


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    Liz @ Floating Kitchen — January 9, 2015 at 11:03 am

    I can see how you wouldn’t be able to stop eating this toast! Simple is definitely best! Love it!


  6. #
    Medha @ Whisk & Shout — January 9, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    What a healthy and protein-packed meal! So yum :)


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    Jocelyn (Grandbaby cakes) — January 9, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Your first few sentences made me fall in love with this. Whenever you are stuffing your face, its a win for everyone!


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    Karen @ The Food Charlatan — January 9, 2015 at 4:39 pm

    This sound amazing. Why do I never eat boiled eggs, why?? And don’t even get me started on avocados. I need that chipotle crema!!!! You’re a master Jennie.


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    [email protected] Occasions — January 9, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    This looks and sounds soooo amazing. It may have been difficult for you to type this, but if I’m being completely honest (which I am), it was difficult for me to read this because I couldn’t stop gawking at your beautiful pics of this avocado tomato egg toast of yumminess and drooling! Oh the self restraint it must have taken to take those pictures while seeing and smelling it! Thanks for sharing such a great recipe.


  10. #
    [email protected] — January 10, 2015 at 4:37 am

    This is almost too pretty to eat! Almost. This is so my kind of meal!


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    Lynn | The Road to Honey — January 12, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    Ha! Ha! I can see why you can’t stop taking a bite. I would be the same with this sandwich. Put this on a baguette and I feel like I am being transported back to the cafes in Europe.


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    Laura @ Laura's Culinary Adventures — January 15, 2015 at 8:11 am

    Delicious! So simple and hearty too!


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    Annie @ Annie's Noms — January 15, 2015 at 10:34 am

    Yea, if I had one of these next to me, my post would be 5 words long – delish!


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    Anders Svensson — March 12, 2016 at 2:32 am

    It looks so good and delicious. It is too pretty to eat. What a healthy and protein packed meal. I want to try this recipe today at night. Thanks for sharing.


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