They call it nature’s butter, and for good reason. Avocado is a hugely popular ingredient worldwide, but Australians have definitely found new and interesting ways to enjoy the delicious fruit (yes, it’s technically a fruit and available in our Fruit Box!). In fact, we’re pretty sure Australia is the first place to make smashed avo on toast a big ‘thing’. Here are 5 creative ways to enjoy avocado! For all these recipes, you’ll need:

  • 1 Ripe avocado
  • ½ Lime
  • 2 Slices of crusty bread
  • Salt flakes

1. Classic smashed avocado toast****Added ingredients needed:- Chilli flakes

How:- Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed

  • Squeeze lime all over
  • Spread over slices of toast
  • Sprinkle salt and chili to taste
  • Munch!

2. Spicy Egg and Avocado on Toast****Added ingredients needed:- 2 Eggs

  • Coriander
  • Sriracha

How:- Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed

  • Squeeze lime all over
  • Spread over slices of toast
  • Fry up both eggs
  • Top toast with eggs, sriracha and coriander to taste

3. BLAT****Added ingredients needed:- 2 rashers of bacon

  • Handful of rocket

How:- Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed

  • Squeeze lime all over
  • Spread over slices of toast
  • Fry up bacon
  • Top toast with bacon and rocket leaves

4. Blue Cheese and Herbs****Added ingredients needed:- ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese

  • Fresh herbs - chives/thyme/basil

How:- Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed

  • Squeeze lime all over
  • Spread over slices of toast
  • Top with cheese and herbs

5. Honey-Yoghurt Avocado Toast****Added ingredients needed:- 3 tablespoons plain Greek yoghurt

  • 1 teaspoon honey + some for drizzling
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

How:- Combine yoghurt, honey and vanilla together

  • Spread the mixture onto toast
  • Cut the avocado into thin slices and lay the slices to cover the yoghurt
  • Drizzle extra honey and sprinkle with salt flakes

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