Pesto Avocado Toasts

Does the world need another avocado toast?

Not really, I guess.  But I’m going there anyway because ohmygoddd you guys.  This is seriously my new favorite snack ever.

Like, foreva eva.  Ya dig?

And it’s about to be your new favorite snack too – Let’s kick it!

Have you guys been hopping on the avo-toast bandwagon?  Because I’ve been jumping on that ish hard.   Like, any and all excuses to schmear avocado on toast?  I’m there.  Its become a downright compulsion, I don’t know how else to explain it.  It’s just one of those foods that’s so simple yet so good it kind of blows my mind how tasty and good something so damn simple can be.  Do you agree?

(just say yes… it’s easier that way)

Anyway, after a casual 857 consecutive servings of traditional avocado toast, I decided I need to turn this baby up.  Alllll the way up!

And Pesto Avocado Toasts?  It’s next-level sorts of mayjah.

Think of this baby as a delicious marriage of avocado + pesto sauce, aka a match made in green heaven.  The hints of basil give a cool, unexpected pop of flavor to the avocado, and a spritz of lemon lends just the right tang to make it all work.  And aside from being ridiculously easy to make?  This toast tastes just as yummy plain as it does topped with cherry tomatoes, roasted red pepper, or a poached egg.

So whatcha waiting for?!  Head over to Refinery29 and nab the recipe now!

 

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18 Responses to “Pesto Avocado Toasts”

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    Rachel @the dessert chronicles — May 19, 2014 @ 3:10 pm

    YUM! I am totally on the avocado toast bandwagon and I need to try this variation! Plain old avocado on toast is delicious but it definitely gets boring sometimes!

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    • Christine replied: — May 19th, 2014 @ 4:38 pm

      thanks Rachel! I totally agree, this was just the touch of pizzazz my avo-toast habit needed :)

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    Sophia @ NY Foodgasm — May 19, 2014 @ 3:51 pm

    Such a great idea for a healthy snack! I love the idea of putting pesto and avocado together! YUM!

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    • Christine replied: — May 19th, 2014 @ 4:41 pm

      thanks Sophia!

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    Rachel @LittleChefBigAppetite — May 19, 2014 @ 5:28 pm

    Ummm YES! I am totally on this bandwagon.

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    • Christine replied: — May 20th, 2014 @ 3:12 pm

      thanks Rachel!

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    Alyssa {Cake, Crust, and Sugar Dust} — May 19, 2014 @ 7:51 pm

    Confession…I have yet to try avocado toast! I think I just might be convinced though. This looks so fresh and healthy!

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    • Christine replied: — May 20th, 2014 @ 3:13 pm

      oh my goooddd get on it Alyssa!! you will seriously, seriously not regret it :)

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    Cindy @ Pick Fresh Foods — May 19, 2014 @ 10:28 pm

    I don’t know what it is about avocado toast that just always makes me happy. I love it, so yes the world does need another :D I love this beautiful deep green color!

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    • Christine replied: — May 20th, 2014 @ 3:14 pm

      haha I’m glad I’m not the only one with an infatuation for it!

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    Polly @ Tasty Food Project — May 20, 2014 @ 10:40 am

    Yum! I love avocado toast! I really like how it’s filling and delicious! Have you ever tried it with smoked salmon before?! It’s amazing!!

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    • Christine replied: — May 20th, 2014 @ 3:15 pm

      thanks Polly, smoked salmon sounds like a great topping on this to try!

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    Natalie @ Tastes Lovely — May 20, 2014 @ 12:25 pm

    I am OBSESSED with avocado toast. I’m a fatty and love it with bacon on top. But I love that you did pesto avocado with tomatoes! I should probably do that in stead with swimsuit season coming up and all : )

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    • Christine replied: — May 20th, 2014 @ 3:19 pm

      hi Nat, my name is Christine and I regularly order a toasted onion bagel with sun-dried tomato cream cheese and bacon for Sunday breakfast. it’s TOTALLY okay lol

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    Ashley | Spoonful of Flavor — May 20, 2014 @ 9:12 pm

    The world always needs more avocado toasts! Look at all of those gorgeous avocados. Now I know what I am having for lunch tomorrow!

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    Layla @ Brunch Time Baker — May 20, 2014 @ 10:05 pm

    I can’t resist anything with avocado on it. This would make a great light lunch or midnight snack!

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    tahnycooks — May 20, 2014 @ 11:49 pm

    You can never have too many avocado recipes! That toast looks so tasty!

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    Jessica @ Jessiker Bakes — May 26, 2014 @ 2:03 am

    The world DOES need another avocado toast!! Love the pesto twist!!

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