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.

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

Prep Time
5 min
10 min


  • 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