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Basic Avocado Toast

Enjoy brunch-worth avocado toast without leaving home!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 slices


  • 1 avocado large, ripe
  • 2 slices bread
  • 3/4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice approximately
  • 1/2 tsp salt approximately
  • 1/2 tsp cumin approximately
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder approximately
  • 1/2 tsp paprika approximately
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder approximately; can substitute garlic salt, but I usually hold the regular salt!
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper optional


  1. Toast bread. 

  2. While toasting, halve avocado and scoop out the fruit. Mash with fork. 

  3. Add oil and lemon juice, combine. 

  4. Add salt, cumin, chili powder, paprika, and garlic powder.  

  5. Scoop out half of the avocado mixture and spread on toast. Add remaining mixture to second piece of toast.  

  6. Top with crushed red pepper if desired.