I am not in any way pretending I came up with this idea. But man, I wish I did. And while I also wish I invented chocolate cake and cinnamon roll muffins and this veal piccata, I don't think I would have ever had the natural ability to do that. Avocado toast, though, I could have. It's two ingredients! Oh wait, three. I added cheese because I'm from Wisconsin. I guess this is technically my recipe now.
Recipe (for one)
This recipe is for one because I have no one to eat this with. My husband doesn't think it counts as a meal, and generally when I have dinner with my girlfriends we go out. And if I did cook for them (which I definitely do from time to time), I don't think I would ask them to come over for avocado toast.
- One slice thick-cut wheat or sourdough bread
- One half large perfectly ripe avocado (soft not squishy)
- 1/2 lemon
- Fresh cracked pepper and kosher salt
So, make this for yourself while sitting on the couch and watching Friends. It's perfect for that.
Turn on the broiler. Place the bread on a baking sheet, spray with Pam, toast for a few minutes and then flip to toast the other side. Add the cheese, then place back under the broiler until bubbly. Meanwhile, mash the avocado and mix in several sprinkles of salt, pepper, and lemon juice. I like to keep it relatively chunky. Remove the toast from the oven, top with smashed avocado and another sprinkling of coarse salt, and enjoy!!