Guacamole on Toast with Poached egg

Avocado on toast must be about the most photographed food on instagram! For the longest time I have avoided avocado as it is high FODMAP however a 20g portion (1/8 of an avocado) is actually low FODMAP (Monash University low FODMAP App). I’ve been making my own guacamole for a while when making burritos and one day I decided to try it on toast for breakfast with a poached egg and it’s amazing!

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Guacamole Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger, chopped finely
  • 1/8 of a red chilli pepper, chopped finely
  • 1/2 a tomato, deseeded and chopped in small chunks
  • a handful of chopped fresh coriander
  • the juice of 1/2 a lime
  • 1 tsp lactose free natural yoghurt for extra creaminess (optional)

Other:

  • 1-2 slices of bread* per person
  • 1 egg per person

*1 slice of wheat bread is low FODMAP, 2 slices of wheat or spelt sourdough  bread are also low FODMAP (Monash University low FODMAP App); if you have coeliac disease then use gluten free bread

Method:

  1. Boil water in a kettle.
  2. In the meantime, cut the avocado in half, remove the seed and scoop out the flesh.
  3. Mash the avocado with a fork.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and mix together. Set aside.
  5. Fill half a pot of water with boiling water from a kettle and bring it to a simmer.
  6. Crack the egg in a cup.
  7. With a wooden spoon swirl the water and gently pour in the egg in the center.
  8. Cook for approximately 2 minutes for a soft oozing yolk. Remove from the pot using a slotted spoon.
  9. Toast the bread.
  10. Spread the bread with a total 20-25g of guacamole. It’s a thin spread but its packed with flavour so a little goes a long way!
  11. Top with the poach egg.
  12. You may sprinkle with some smoked paprika and fresh coriander.
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4 thoughts on “Guacamole on Toast with Poached egg

    1. You can use more guacamole at dinner time with burritos to make the most of it. The guacamole I make is still good on day 3. Also is the advice about portion size given by Monash is per meal so you can utilise the avocado throughout the day.

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  1. Yeah, I’m with Annetta. It’s a bit tricky. This post makes me want to try avocado toast again, though. That used to be a breakfast favorite!

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