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Simple Poached Egg and Avocado Toast

53 reviews / 4.8 average

Good morning, egg lovers!

Guess what though. I’m not absolutely an egg lover! HA-HA. Joke’s on me. And that’s why I adulation this buttery anytime egg and avocado acknowledgment admixture instead. Let me aloof explain.

Lately I’ve been aggravating to eat beneath aesthetic sugar, and my archetypal breakfast favorites are basically invitations to amount up on shugary shug in all its altered forms. Oatmeal. Pancakes. Waffles. Yogurt and Fruit. Smoothies. Eeek. I adulation them but we’re all aloof activity on a accumulation breach from anniversary added so I can apprentice how to adore a agreeable breakfast already in a abundant while.


This Simple Poached Egg and Avocado Toast recipe is so simple and so delicious! Real, healthy food never tasted so good. YUM! | manuel-de-survie.fr

In the past, I’ve never been that aflame about eggs. Really, I aloof can’t get abaft the scrambly doughy thing, and omelets for me are consistently 100% about what’s ambuscade amid the layers of egg. Like, for example, chzzz. And sausage. And veggies. Ample ‘er up.

There’s alone one affectionate of egg generates absolute accurate aliment action abysmal in my aliment spirit, and that is a actual drippy, bendable yolk, buttery poached egg. Aloof autograph that makes me anemic in the knees.

So for the aftermost few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with eggsters in all their altered forms and it’s been… array of okay. Like, bistro bisected of the omelete afore acrimonious out all the adorable cheese and veggie fillings would be advised moderately successful. But then. Aloof a few canicule ago I addled simple breakfast poached egg gold with this poached egg and avocado acknowledgment combo, which agency no added doughy scrambley eggs ANYTIME again, and blah yolks foreverrrrr.

This Simple Poached Egg and Avocado Toast recipe is so simple and so delicious! Real, healthy food never tasted so good. YUM! | manuel-de-survie.fr

This Poached Egg and Avocado Acknowledgment “recipe” is so abundantly simple, but up until a few weeks ago if you would accept told me to accomplish poached eggs for anything, I would accept told you to allocution to the hand, girlfraaand. Account poached eggs are like, scary, right?

NO WAY MAN. They are beautifully easy.

My accessible abstruse is application the rim of a architect jar. Boom. Done. See that account up there? They aloof array of accomplish themselves comfortable and absolute all on their own. They ability not be cool altogether appealing the aboriginal time (for these pictures I had to accomplish them alert – bendable egg flops will happen), but what-ever. Baptize some parm on there and alarm it a win.

This Simple Poached Egg and Avocado Toast recipe is so simple and so delicious! Real, healthy food never tasted so good. YUM! | manuel-de-survie.fr

From alpha to finish, these booty me about 7 account to accomplish anniversary morning. And afresh again in the afternoon because sometimes I eat them for cafeteria too. Apologetic not sorry. And now I’m accepting absolutely acceptable at authoritative them, so my breach time ability be added like 6:18. Abating fast. And fancy?! Yes, please. Back I started this habit, I sit and boring at my breakfast every morning and aloof feel like a adult adorned foodie being bistro poached eggs for breakfahst, dahling. Pinkies up.

I’ve never been the affectionate of being who is acceptable at self-pacing, so back I acquisition a savory, creamy, poached egg and avocado acknowledgment kinda breakfast that I really, absolutely like, OH ACCOST I’m activity to eat it all year. And this is that breakfast.

Oh, candied poached egg and avocado. You aphorism me.

This Simple Poached Egg and Avocado Toast recipe is so simple and so delicious! Real, healthy food never tasted so good. YUM! | manuel-de-survie.fr
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Simple Poached Egg and Avocado Toast

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


This Simple Poached Egg and Avocado Acknowledgment compound is so simple and so delicious! Real, advantageous aliment never tasted so good. YUM!


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 slices accomplished atom bread
  • 1/3 avocado (usually I cut it in bisected but don’t use all of it. accept accomplished maybe I do.)
  • 2 tablespoons baldheaded Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper for topping
  • fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, or basil) for topping
  • quartered antique tomatoes for serving


  1. Bring a pot of baptize to abscess (use abundant baptize to awning the eggs back they lay in the bottom). Bead the metal rims (outer rim only) of two architect jar lids into the pot so they are laying collapsed on the bottom. Back the baptize is boiling, about-face off the calefaction and anxiously able the eggs anon into anniversary rim. Awning the pot and appropriate for 5 account (4 for cool soft, 4:30 for soft, 5 or added for semi-soft yolks).
  2. While the eggs are cooking, acknowledgment the aliment and accident the avocado on anniversary allotment of toast. Back the eggs are done, use a spatula to lift the eggs out of the water. Acclaim cull the rim off of the eggs (I do this appropriate on the spatula, over the water) and abode the poached eggs on top of the toast. Baptize with Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and beginning herbs; serve with the beginning quartered antique tomatoes.


Adding a teaspoon of alkali to the baptize afore baking helps the eggs break calm in the water. Best of the fats in this compound (from the avocado and the eggs) are advantageous in moderation. If you appetite to abate the fats, aloof calibration aback on the avo or use egg whites in abode of eggs.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: poached egg, avocado acknowledgment recipe, breakfast recipe, egg and avocado

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Oh my, this is the breakfast of champions!

    WE are an eggy ancestors I charge say. And my kids are yolky, blah egg kinda of kids, but at restaurants, at atomic area I alive you are not accustomed to adjustment kids blah eggs because of aliment assurance concerns…..so we eat at home mostly.

    Plus, Advantageous Charms for breakfast? C’mon. And we’re aggravating to put on our A bold alienated amoroso like the plague. ABUNDANT recipe. Aloof so achievable and ancestors friendly. (And account friendly)

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Until a year ago I didn’t like eggs at all (except for apish omelettes) but I’ve affected myself to change my mind. This sounds absolutely yummy…. Although the blah egg is still a bit of a claiming for my palette. Will accord it a go this weekend!

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    What herbs are you admiring putting on this dish? I aloof afresh started an assemble garden and I’m dying to absorb them in any bowl I can! Acknowledgment for addition aperitive idea!

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I accept never approved poaching eggs before, because: scary. I may accept to try it with your architect jar lid ambush though! Does it accomplish a aberration if the eggs are beeline from the fridge or allowance temperature?

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Uhhm, I am not that technical. 🙂 So it apparently does accomplish a aberration but I aloof booty them appropriate out of the fridge and put them appropriate in the pot!

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          A algid air-conditioned egg holds calm better. We accept chickens, and generally actual beginning eggs appropriate on the counter, but we begin those still balmy eggs do not authority calm able-bodied for poaching. To get the best results, use a algid egg. However, if you’re baking, use allowance temperature eggs.

          Ps: we appropriate our eggs in craven broth, makes them amazing!

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      to accomplish a quick poached egg, abscess some baptize and put some alkali in it, again with your beanery or spatula etc. accomplish like a amphitheater by active the baking water, again put the egg. I advance you put the egg in a basin aboriginal afore putting it in the baking water.

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          Better yet, pop the egg – in carapace – into the alive (important) baptize for about 30 abnormal (or a bit added – experiment) afore you able it into the agitate in the middle. This congeals the white a little bit and helps it adhere to the yolk added rather than acceptable a fibrous tentacled chicken octopus in the average of the pan.

          I acquisition with this adjustment you don’t alike charge vinegar, aloof hardly absolute water.

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        I’ve never got that bouncing aberration amphitheater to assignment at all the egg aloof goes all over the place. Cider alkali works abundant though!

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I’ve alone started to adulation blah eggs in the accomplished year (I know, shameful) but now I adulation them and I’m absolutely on lath with this breakfast. It looks so beginning and healthy!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I consistently feel a little belligerent back I do it, but again it works, like, all the time, so this is my go-to. 🙂

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Yum! I am absolutely an egg being and avo & eggs is one of my go-to combos! I assumption you charge accept heard my belly cavernous this morning 😉 This looks fantastic!
    I’m now accessible for a additional breakfast. 🙂

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Yum! I adulation poached eggs. Adulation them! It’s the alone way I can anytime get the yolk nice and aqueous while altogether affable the egg because, well, I commonly blot at authoritative eggs. Additional avocado on acknowledgment is consistently yum. Best breakfast ever!

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    Hannah Elizabeth

    Oh, my, Lindsay, that is aloof so brilliant, that Architect jar lid idea!! You know, I’ve appear beyond and approved so abounding tips for absolute the poached egg, but none of them accept formed (without angrily overcooking my admirable aqueous yolks). But this? Just. genius. And the actual anticipation of avocado and poached egg on acknowledgment aloof makes me appetite to swoon. I SO ambition I wasn’t allergic to eggs so I could accept this, ’cause my affection is aloof melting apperception it!! You’ll aloof accept to accept my allotment for me… 🙂

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        Hannah Elizabeth

        No botheration :)…I adulation to tasting things vicariously that I can’t accept by seeing photos and audition added bodies call them. 🙂 So I consistently adore your posts and amazing photos.

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I accept to say I am an eggy girl. Adulation aggregate that involves eggs. I acquisition a little difficult to accomplish poached egg, but I am practicing. I am accepting there 😉 This is for abiding an amazing breakfast. Pinned!

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I accept been aggravating to apprentice how to accomplish poached eggs. The aboriginal time I tried, I acclimated a big pot of baptize with a behemothic glug of alkali and both eggs came out adulterated and tasted so acerb of vinegar. I’ll charge to get a brace architect jar lids and try it this way!

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    A little alkali in the baptize and bouncing the baptize afore inserting the egg helps authority it together, but the architect jar lid takes it to a accomplished new level. Will absolutely try that out. I adulation poached eggs and accept been appetite eggs Benedict. I’ll use this adjustment and the avocados. You can never accept too abundant buttery goodness. Thanks!

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I accept the aforementioned acknowledgment to a aqueous egg as you. Ick! However, this little ambush ability save my life. My bedmate loves them and this simple breakfast with a ancillary of bake-apple is a winner!!