Keto Avocado Toast

by KetoFocus.com

Creamy avocado smashed on toast

Keto Avocado Toast is a gluten-free, keto-friendly replacement for avocado toast. This recipe is made with low-carb bread, avocado, and topped with smoked salmon and capers. Creamy avocado on top of low carb bread is the perfect breakfast, light lunch, or snack any day of the week.

This keto avocado toast recipe wouldn’t be complete without the perfect keto bread. You can easily make this bread yourself with 90-second keto bread or my almond flour keto bread recipe.

crunchy piece of keto toast topped with avocado spread and topped with seasoning

Since this dish can be made in just a few minutes, it’s perfect when you don’t have a lot of time but want to eat a healthy and filling meal. This dish fits wonderfully with a keto lifestyle and is easy to alter based on your tastes and preferences since you can customize it adding different toppings to your toast, like fried eggs.

You can make each person in your family their own low carb avocado toast with different toppings based on what they like best. This is the perfect customizable meal and the ideal on-the-go breakfast.

How to make avocado toast keto friendly?

You really only need to do one thing to make avocado toast keto, and that’s to use low carb bread. You can make your own bread or buy a loaf at your local grocery store or an online retailer.

Here are the steps to make this toast:

  1. Toast the keto bread.
  2. Smash a piece of avocado on each slice.
  3. Sprinkle the avocado with everything bagel seasoning.
  4. Add smoked salmon and capers to each slice.

a half an avocado sits behind a breakfast plate with smoked salmon toast

Key ingredients

This delicious keto avocado toast is made with just a few ingredients. You can swap the toppings out for your favorites as well.

  • Keto bread – Whether you make your own or purchase from the store, there are many low carb bread options to choose from. Some gluten free, some wheat based and they all vary in carbohydrate count. I have some of my favorites listed below the recipe.
  • Avocado – Use sliced avocado or smashed avocado on top of your toasted bread.
  • Smoked salmon – Adds protein and flavor to your avocado toast. Look for sugar free smoked salmon.
  • Capers – An optional ingredient, but pairs well with salmon.
  • Everything Bagel Seasoning – An avocado seasoning must have!

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smoke salmon on a piece of avocado toast with capers on top

What to put on avocado toast

This easy keto avocado toast recipe is the perfect blank slate for your favorite toppings. Here are a few you can try:

  • Add fresh herbs like basil, parsley, tarragon, dill, thyme, or oregano.
  • Make it spicy with crushed red pepper flakes or a few drops of hot sauce.
  • Top it with a fried egg.
  • Add quick pickled bacon, onions, radishes, or jalapeno.
  • Sprinkle shredded cheese, sesame seeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, or sunflower seeds on top.
  • Drizzle olive oil on top.
  • Place sliced tomato and basil on top and drizzle with balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and salt and pepper.
  • Squeeze lemon juice or lime juice over the top.
  • Add some chopped red onion.
  • Sprinkle with garlic powder for a little extra flavor.
two slices of avocado toast on a plate

Types of keto bread

Besides making keto bread from scratch, you can buy it from the store or from an online store like Amazon. These highly-rated keto bread options are perfect for a low-carb diet and better than traditional bread.

two slices of avocado toast on a plate and topped with everything bagel seasoning

How to pick the best avocados

How can you tell if the avocado in your hand is ripe when you’re at the grocery store?

There are a couple of ways to do this without guessing.

Stem: If the stem of the avocado comes off easily, that is a good indication that it’s ripe.

Now, check the color under the stem. This will tell you whether it’s perfectly ripe or too ripe to eat. If the color under the stem is green, it’s perfect, and if it’s brown, it’s too ripe.

Color: Unripe avocados are picked off trees when they are bright green. You can tell when they are ready to eat right after they lose any green speckles and are entirely brown and slightly soft under your fingertips.

If they are black or you notice any really soft spots, they are overripe and will likely have black spots on the inside. This is an excellent way to know if an avocado is bad.

Storage information

Storing avocados:

Store avocados separately from the bread. Try to only cut open as many avocados as you’re going to use right away. When they’re exposed to air, they turn brown quickly.

You can keep whole, uncut avocados in a cool, dry place until they’re ripe.

If you have cut or mashed avocado, cover it with plastic wrap in an airtight container and place it in the fridge for up to three days.

Add a squeeze of lemon or lime juice to help prevent the avocado from turning brown as well.

 

Storing keto bread:

If you plan on using your bread within a week, you can keep it on the counter at room temperature as long as it is shelf stable. Some keto breads (especially the gluten-free, dairy free keto breads) don’t contain preservatives and can only be stored at room temperature for a few days before they start to mold.

Keep the loaf in the refrigerator if you will eat it within two weeks.

Keto Avocado Toast: FAQS

How many carbs are in an avocado?

There are 17g of carbs and 13.4g of fiber in whole avocados.

What seasoning do you put on avocado toast?

You can add whichever seasoning you like best. This keto recipe uses everything bagel seasoning. You can buy this from the grocery store or online. Salt is another popular seasoning to put on avocado.

Who invented avocado toast?

It's widely believed that Bill Granger in Syndey, Australia, first served avocado toast at his cafe, "Bills," in 1993. Although we can't exactly pinpoint when the concept of spreading ripe avocados on toast was first created.

Nutritional information & Macros

Nutrition Information

Keto Avocado Toast

Servings: 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 319
Fat 23.5g
Protein 16.5g
Total Carbs 34g
Net Carbs 3g

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1 Comment

  1. I have been missing avocado toast since starting keto. I have now been following this WOE for almost 2 years. This recipe is a hit mostly because it fills a gap by eating Keto.

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