Mashed Avocado Toast

A ripe avocado is as easy to mash as butter! And it’s rich, yummy, and filling—the perfect topper for a piece of toast. This makes a good breakfast, lunch, or snack. 

Hands-on time:
10 minutes
Total time:
10 minutes

Kitchen Gear

Cutting board
Sharp knife (adult needed)
Butter knife 


2 slices whole-wheat or whole-grain bread, lightly toasted
1⁄2 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced (this is a job for an adult)
  Lemon or lime wedges


  1. Put the toast on a plate or countertop and top each piece with half the avocado slices.
  2. Use the fork to gently mash them.
  3. ​Sprinkle with a pinch of salt and squeeze a lemon or lime wedge over each slice. Serve right away. 

Top This

What do you like? You can add it!

  • A handful of sprouts or shredded carrots
  • Some chopped tomatoes

  • A slice of cheese

  • A sprinkle of toasted sesame or sunflower seeds

  • A dash of hot sauce