Poached Egg Avocado Toast

This egg-topped version takes avocado toast to the next level. Be sure your bread slices are sturdy enough to hold the toppings.
Poached egg over avocado toast

Poached egg over avocado toast

This recipe is part of the "Your Quit-Sugar Meal Plan"

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  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 thin slices whole-wheat or sourdough bread, toasted
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp each sea salt and red pepper flakes


1. Mash avocado with lime juice. Divide among 2 slices of toast.

2. In a saucepan over medium-low, heat 3 inches water; bring to a gentle simmer.

3. Working 1 at a time, break egg into small dish and gently slide egg into hot water. Add second egg in same method. Keep water at a very low simmer water until egg whites are set and yolks are cooked to desired doneness, 3 to 5 minutes.

4. Remove eggs from water with slotted spoon, drain well on paper towels and place over avocado on toast. Top with pepper, salt and pepper flakes.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 2 slices
  • Calories: 449
  • Carbohydrate Content: 34 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 372 mg
  • Fat Content: 26 g
  • Fiber Content: 10 g
  • Protein Content: 22 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 6 g
  • Sodium Content: 647 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g