California Avocado Toast with Pickled Red Onions, Egg and Esplette Pepper

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25 g
Total Fat
8 g
Dietary Fiber
13 g
60 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado Toast with Pickled Red Onions, Egg and Esplette Pepper

Sweet pickled onions and a luscious poached egg make for a perfect breakfast.


Serves: 1
  slice 1/4”-thick country bread
1/2  tsp.  Extra virgin olive oil
  As needed  Kosher salt, to taste
1/2    ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and thinly sliced
Tbsp.  pickled red onions (see make-ahead recipe below)
  egg, softly poached
  As needed  Espelette pepper, to taste
  As needed  Pickled Red Onions
    Yields: 1 cup
1/2  cup  champagne vinegar
1/2  cup  water
Tbsp.  sugar
1/2  tsp.  kosher salt
  Bay leaf
  chili de arbol
  red onion, thinly sliced

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


  1. Drizzle sliced bread with virgin olive oil. Toast on a flat top, non-stick frying pan or griddle until golden brown.
  2. Sprinkle toasted bread very lightly with kosher salt.
  3. Place the avocado slices on top of toasted bread and sprinkle lightly with another light pinch of kosher salt.
  4. Top with pickled red onions and one softly poached egg.
  5. Sprinkle the egg with Espelette pepper.

Pickled Red Onions Instructions

  1. Bring to a boil the champagne vinegar, water, sugar, kosher salt, bay leaf and chili de arbol.
  2. Pour the hot liquid over the onion slices. Let sit for an hour before serving.
  3. The onions can be stored for up to one week.
Calories 560
Total Fat 25 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Unsaturated Fat 15 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 mg
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 13 g
Total Carbs 60 g
Cholesterol 185 mg
Sodium 1500 mg
Potassium 620 mg
Total Sugar 22 g

Vitamin A 491 IU; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 125 mg; Iron 4.3 mg; Vitamin D 41 IU; Folate 159 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 10%; Iron 25%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Maxine Siu

Plow in San Francisco

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