This vegan avocado toast has a whopping 10 grams of dietary fiber and 9 grams of protein per slice, requires only 5 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. Full of plant-based goodness, this is a vegan avocado toast recipe you can enjoy for a low calorie breakfast or snack.
If you’ve ever had a craving for a healthy vegan breakfast or snack, but didn’t know what to make, you’ve gotta try my vegan avocado toast. Chock full of plant-based goodness, this recipe packs a mean nutritional punch that will sustain you for hours (I swear, I ate it for breakfast this morning and haven’t been hungry since).
Why This Recipe Works
- nutritious – avocados contain a variety of essential nutrients and important phytochemicals. Studies suggest that avocado consumption supports cardiovascular health, weight management and healthy aging.
- budget-friendly – this vegan avocado toast recipe is so inexpensive, it will set you back about $5.
- ingredient-friendly – besides sea salt and black pepper, this recipe requires only 5 healthy ingredients.
- equipment-friendly – you only need a toaster, a small bowl, a knife and a fork.
What You’ll Need
Ingredient Notes and Substitutions
- avocado – when choosing avocados for this recipe, pick each one up and gently press on the skin. Ripe avocados should have a little give – leave a hint of a fingerprint – but still feel firm and not squishy.
- cherry tomatoes – pick cherry or grape tomatoes with firm, taut skin and deep red color. Alternatively, if you can get them on the vine, even better!
- seeds – using a variety of seeds will give you the most health benefits. Suggestions include pepitas, sunflower seeds, and chia seeds.
How to Make This Recipe
Simply layer 4 pieces of toast with mashed avocado seasoned with sea salt and pepper to taste, nutritional yeast, pepitas and cherry tomatoes. Serve immediately for breakfast or a light snack. Soooooo easy peasy!
The sky’s the limit on what you can add to this vegan avocado toast, including:
- chia seeds
- sunflower seeds
- sliced red onion
- sliced radish
- chopped cilantro or parsley
- fresh basil
- fresh lemon juice
- vegan parmesan cheese
Frequently Asked Questions
To keep avocados from turning brown, add some sea salt and lemon juice and give it a stir. This won’t keep them from turning brown forever, but it will hinder the process.
For best results, serve recipe immediately. Storing in the refrigerator eventually turns the avocado brown.
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Easy Vegan Avocado Toast
- small bowl
- 4 slices rye or whole wheat toast
- 2 avocados seeded & mashed
- 8 cherry tomatoes sliced in half
- 2 tablespoon pepitas
- 2 tablespoon nutritional yeast
- ½ tsp sea salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
- Toast bread.
- Mash avocado with sea salt and pepper to taste.
- Layer toast with avocado, nutritional yeast, pepitas and cherry tomatoes. Serve immediately.
- Nutritional information is an estimate, not a guarantee.
- For best results, serve immediately.
- When choosing avocados for this recipe, pick each up and gently press on the skin. Ripe avocados should have a little give, but still feel firm and not squishy.
- Pick cherry or grape tomatoes with firm, taut skin and deep red color. If you can get them on the vine, even better!
- Using a variety of seeds will give you the most health benefits. Suggestions include pepitas, sunflower seeds, and chia seeds.
- To keep avocado from turning brown right away, squirt some lemon juice in bowl before mashing.