A Fresh Take on Breakfast: Poached Eggs Over Avocado Toast

Every so often, my weekday mornings are quiet enough that I can hit the kitchen and make a delicious breakfast for one. On those rare days, I usually poach up an egg or two, and eat them simply over a slice of avocado toast. Recently, I’ve been upping my game with the addition of fresh chives or basil and a squeeze of lime for fresh, fragrant flavor. I like to have this tasty dish all to myself, but there’s no reason you can’t make up a batch for the whole family too. Kids love avocados and they make for a filling and healthy breakfast option.

Poached Eggs Over Avocado Toast
serves two

2 – 4 eggs, poached (get our no-fail poached egg recipe here)
2 slices whole wheat toast, buttered
1 avocado, sliced
1 lime wedge
1/4 teaspoon plus a pinch or two more of sea salt
a few twists of fresh-ground pepper
1 tablespoon minced herbs, chives, tarragon, or basil are my faves

Lay out your slices of toast. Divide the avocado between the slices and fan out; next, sprinkle each slice with a pinch of sea salt and a squeeze of lime juice.

Carefully top the slices with the poached egg(s) and sprinkle with a bit more salt, the pepper, and the minced herbs. Serve immediately.

More from Brooklyn Supper on Babble:
25 Easy Make-Ahead Brunch Recipes
18 Irresistible Scone Recipes
Great Grain Recipes: 16 Whole Grain Salads

Read more from Elizabeth and Brian on Brooklyn Supper.
Follow Brooklyn Supper on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
Don’t miss the latest from Babble Food Like Us on Facebook!

Article Posted 5 years Ago

Videos You May Like