Start your day off with this Breakfast Smashed Avocado Tomato Toast with Fried Poached Egg – it will keep your tummy full all morning long. I love savory breakfasts, especially ones that combine different textures and temperatures. Crunchy toast with creamy smashed avocado, topped with a warm fried or poached egg and cool juicy tomatoes are the ultimate combination. This avocado toast is packed with protein, fiber, healthy fat, vitamins and minerals.
A few weeks ago, we hosted my husband’s cousin and niece from Taiwan during their stay in the U.S. and I had the pleasure of introducing them to all sorts of new foods. Every meal was like an adventure, from granola with yogurt to barbecue chicken – foods that are so common to us, yet so foreign to them.
One morning, I made this Breakfast Smashed Avocado Tomato Toast with a Fried Poached Egg on top, inspired by something similar that I ordered from a local restaurant a while back.
In Taiwan, avocado is often served as a sweet drink, a smoothie of sorts from what our relatives told us. So, this savory breakfast with avocado was new and different. I simply smashed some avocado with a little lemon juice and sea salt, spread it on toast, topped it with a lightly fried egg, and then added a few slices of tomatoes on top. I had a batch of Sous Vide Poached Eggs in the refrigerator and lightly fried them just to firm them up a bit, but you can just fry up some eggs or use poached eggs.
Our guests really enjoyed this breakfast smashed avocado tomato toast topped with a fried poached sous-vide egg, and I loved introducing them to this new way of enjoying avocado.
Watch this video to learn how to make this easy savory avocado breakfast toast:
Breakfast Smashed Avocado Tomato Toast with Fried Poached Egg
- 2 slices gluten-free or whole grain toast
- 1 avocado
- 1 wedge lemon
- sea salt to taste
- 2 poached or fried eggs
- 1 tomato sliced
- sea salt
- black pepper
Mash avocado with juice from lemon wedge and sea salt to taste. Spread on top of toast. Top with fried egg and fresh tomato slices. Season with a little salt and fresh ground pepper.
Recipe NotesI lightly fried Sous Vide Poached Eggs but you can just use regular poached eggs or fried eggs. Broil the tomato on top if you like.
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