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.

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Hands-on time: 10   |    Total time: 10   |    Makes: 2 Servings


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
Lemon or lime wedges
pinch salt


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your equipment and ingredients and put them on a counter.

  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. 


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