Avocado toast is a stereotypical Millennial food, so add a twist to it by putting a fried egg on top. It’s easy and cheaper to make yourself.Jump to Recipe
Ok, today I am going completely Millennial with you all and sharing a recipe for avocado toast. This recipe comes from Justin who likes avocado a lot more than I do. I can add a bit to a taco or something like that, but don’t like it when it’s the main flavor in the meal.
A few weeks ago we had some avocados in the refrigerator that were perfectly ripe. But we had nothing to do with them at that time. Justin decided that he wanted to make some avocado toast with a fried egg on top. He went to work in the kitchen while I happily ate my bowl of cereal!
I was making fun of Justin, saying he’s a typical Millennial because of the comments from Millionnaire Tim Gurner saying that Millennials aren’t buying homes because they spend all of their money on avocado toast and coffee. It’s such a laughable comment, it’s become a joke. Yes, I agree that it seems silly to spend so much money on things you can make from home. But two food items are not responsible for an entire generation’s frame of mind.
Anyways, back to the recipe. Avocado toast is one of the easiest breakfasts you can make at home. And it’s so much cheaper than buying it out somewhere. Avocados here cost $0.68 each, and a loaf of bread is about $3. That loaf usually has about 20 pieces of bread, so assuming you make two slices per day, using one full avocado between them, each serving would average $1. This is probably one of the most frugal breakfast meals you can make. Even adding the eggs, you are looking at about $1.50-$2 per day, plus about 10-15 minutes of time.
An added benefit of the avocado egg toast breakfast is the number of nutrients in an avocado. Plus the protein and other benefits of the egg on top of bread means you will have a very filling early morning meal leaving you full until lunch.
Step by Step
First, make two slices of toast in your toaster. They can be cooked to any degree of toastiness, whatever you prefer. I like my toast barely cooked, Justin likes his a bit more crunchy than me.
Slice open your avocado being careful with the pit so you don’t ruin your knife. I find it best to slide the knife in longways, just until you feel the pit, then work in a circle until the two halves pull apart. Use a spoon or avocado tool to pull the avocado out of the skin (discarding the pit), and use a fork to mash it in a bowl. The riper the avocado is, the softer it will be, thus easier to smash. Add a pinch of salt and pepper, and a splash of olive oil to taste.
Make two fried eggs, one for each piece of toast, by following the recipe HERE. You can make the fried eggs any way you want. Justin likes his cooked over-hard, but you can certainly make them over easy as well.
Spread the avocado between the two pieces of toast. Place one egg each on top of the avocado, and enjoy your Millennial breakfast! You can eat this as an open-faced toast or add another slice of bread to the top to make it like a sandwich.
Originally Published On: April 11, 2018
Last Updated On: January 4, 2020
Avocado Egg Toast
- 2 slices bread
- 1 avocado
- 1 tsp olive oil (to taste)
- salt & pepper (to taste)
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 2 eggs
- salt and pepper (to taste)
- Toast the bread slices according to preference
- Slice open the avocado and use a fork to smash it in a bowl
- Spread the avocado on the toast
- Season with olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste
- Cook the fried egg according to the recipe found HERE
- Add the eggs on top of the avocado and enjoy
All nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutrition content will vary based on brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes, and more.
50 thoughts on “Avocado Egg Toast: A Twist on the Millennial’s Stereotype Breakfast”
AVOCADO + EGG = DYNAMITE PAIRING. UGH IT IS JJUUUSSSTTT SOOOOO GOOOODDD!! 🙂 You are making me drool!
I don’t care much for avocado, but my husband agrees with you!
I just recently tried avocado and egg on toast and I am now obsessed!
It’s a great combination and so easy to make!
If you were to have someone … cough cough….. that didn’t like avocado, what would be another healthy alternative to use?
You could probably try it as more of a breakfast toast and use ham to still get some protein. I’m not sure what else would substitute for the avocado.
I love to do this with avocado that is over ripe. Makes for a very satisfying breakfast.
And it’s a great way to use the avocado without letting it just get wasted!
You made me LOL at that avocado and millenials tidbit. But hey, I’m Gen X and I love avocados too 🙂 And avocados egg toast is just one of the best things isn’t it?? Great to wake up to this every morning.
Hah, I know, I was laughing at that article. I figured if it gave me a laugh it would others, too!
He made my idea breakfast! Yummy! If he likes truffle salt, have him give it a little sprinkle next time.
I don’t even know what truffle salt is, but I will have to look it up for him!
Such a simple and easy breakfast that is packed with nutrients! I haven’t had this in a long while but I think I know what I am having for breakfast now tomorrow 🙂
I know, so easy, yet so healthy and a great way to start the morning!
Never tasted avacado.. shall try with eggs may be. Thanks for the recipe!
I am in the middle on avocado. It isn’t my favorite, and I won’t eat it alone, but I like it when it’s mixed into meals.
Oh, this looks amazing! Perfect for a healthy breakfast!
It would be a great way to start off the morning!
Oh, this looks super yummy. I will definitely have to try this. I love trying new recipes!!
It’s such a simple one, but a great breakfast and doesn’t take too long, either.
I’m an avocado gal! Just give me the toast and avocado, I’ll skip the egg. Yum!
That makes it even easier to make for a delicious breakfast!
Yum! This is actually my favorite breakfast. I need to try your version!
It’s one of my husband’s favorites, too. At least, when we are trying to eat better and not have all the sweet breakfast foods we love!
It is so weird my friend and I were talking about the Millennial Avocado Egg toast. I love avocados and plan to make this for my family.
It’s so funny that it’s become a known “thing” with the avocado toast. Adding the egg helps add a bit more nutrition and flavor to everything.
I’m not a millennial and I love avocado toast! It’s one of my favorite breakfasts and so easy to make.
It’s definitely a breakfast that spans over many generations. The Millenial stereotype thing just makes me laugh.
My husband would love this! He loves avocado and egg!
They are a great combination, at least according to my husband!
Oh the many wonders you can do with avocado! I personally love pairing it with eggs too!
There are so many uses for avocados, beyond what most people tend to think of.
Your/Justin’s conversation on this is too funny! I missed this memo on the stereotype (hey, I’m Gen X haha) BUT Kimmie and Essie were just making this for themselves for breakfast the other day from one of their cookbooks – will have to have them try your recipe and compare!
Oh I’d love to know what the girls think about it after they try this version!
I am so jealous of your $0.68 avocados! They are around $2 here but I usually wait until they are almost gone and then get them on sale for a buck. I love this millennial thing, but I also add taco spice to mine!
Yeah, we only have such a great price because we are so close to Mexico and they all come from there! The price was higher when we lived in Florida.
My husband makes something similar to this all the time! Im not a huge avocado person
I’m not big on avocados either, but my husband loves it!
I love avocado and eggs are my favorites for breakfast. This is one of the best things I can make for breakfast.
It’s such an easy breakfast to put together and a great way to start the day!
This would be a huge hit in my house. My toddler loves both eggs and avocados. I will be giving it a try soon!
This would be such a great breakfast for your toddler then, packed with protein for a fun-filled day!
This is definitely a perfect breakfast! Would love to start my day with this lovely food.
It’s a great way to get a lot of protein in the morning!
I love avocado! It has to be just the right consistency but if it is, I can eat it by the scoopful. Lol. This looks so yummy.
It has to be just the right consistency for me, too. I don’t like it when it’s too soft.
I love avocado toast! Your version of it looks so delicious. I can’t wait to try it!!! YUM!!
It’s such an easy breakfast to make, but so nutritious and filling.
This perfect for breakfast menu, quick, tasty and healthy. Like it, it looks very appetizing. Thanks for the recipe..!!!
You’re right, it’s so quick and easy to put together in the morning for a nutritious breakfast.