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A plate of avocado toast with fresh parsley as a garnish.

Avocado Toast

This avocado toast is fresh avocado mashed with lemon juice, olive oil and seasonings, then spread over sourdough bread. A quick and easy meal or snack option that can be customized in so many different ways.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 168kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 4 slices rustic style bread I use sourdough
  • 2 medium avocados peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
  • 5 teaspoons olive oil divided use, plus more for garnish if desired
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh herbs optional


  • Brush 2 teaspoons of olive oil over the slices of bread. Toast the bread.
  • Place the avocado, remaining 3 teaspoons of olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl. Mash into a coarse paste.
  • Spread the avocado mixture over the toast. Garnish as desired with olive oil, salt, pepper and herbs. Serve immediately.



Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg