Oh, avocado toast: the official breakfast of millennials everywhere. Say what you want about the millennial generation, but if there’s one thing we did right, it was bringing avocado toast to the world. An easy, filling, and super healthy breakfast, this white bean avocado toast is a delicious twist on the signature millennial fare.
Trendy for a Reason
Of course, there’s no reason avocado toast has to be millennials only. This trendy dish is a delicious and healthy option for breakfasters of all generations. I’m also a big fan of avocado toast for a light lunch or midday snack. It’s an easy and tasty dish that makes me feel full and energized any time of day.
Superfood avocado already makes avocado toast a healthy way to start (or even end) the day. Packed with omega-3’s, vitamin C, fiber, and plenty more vitamins and minerals, there’s a reason people go crazy for this creamy green fruit.
This white bean avocado toast kicks thing up a notch, adding a layer of mashed white beans underneath the creamy avocado spread. This packs in extra protein that will keep you feeling full and focused.
White Bean Means Extra Protein
One of the best things about avocado toast is how versatile it is. While the basics are in the title, there are plenty of other ways to dress it up. This triple layer white bean avocado toast is topped off with fresh, sliced cherry tomatoes. Spread on a slice of whole-grain toast for a healthy, savory breakfast or snack.
Additionally, this savory recipes flavors the mashed white beans with earthy tahini and zesty lemon. If you’ve never tried tahini before, it’s probably about to be your new favorite thing. It’s a middle-eastern spread made from sesame seeds, and it has a rich, earthy flavor. Lemon and tahini really add a little extra something to this savory breakfast.
It’s not always easy to find a healthy breakfast that’s also great to grab and go. This white bean avocado toast is all of the above. It may taste gourmet, but you can whip this simple recipe up in ten minutes or less.
Perfect for a busy morning or a late-night snack, this delicious and savory avocado toast recipe is a must-try. And don’t worry, it’s not just for millennials.
Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1 toast | Calories: 140 | Total Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 212mg | Carbohydrates: 19g | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Protein: 6g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
- 1/2 cup canned white beans, drained and rinsed
- 2 teaspoons tahini paste
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
- 1/2 avocado, peeled and pit removed
- 4 slices whole grain bread (or your favorite bread) toasted
- 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
- In a small bowl, combine the beans, tahini, half the lemon juice, and half the salt. Mash well.
- In a second bowl combine the avocado, remaining lemon juice and remaining salt. Lightly mash.
- Spread the mashed beans on to the toast. Spoon the avocado on top of the beans and top with tomatoes. Serve and enjoy
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