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

KITCHEN GEAR

Cutting board
Sharp knife (adult needed)
Fork
Butter knife 

INGREDIENTS

2 slices whole-wheat or whole-grain bread, lightly toasted
1⁄2 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
Lemon or lime wedges
pinch salt

INSTRUCTIONS

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. 

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