Avocado on toast with chorizo & fried eggs

Avocado on toast with chorizo & fried eggs

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(13 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 2
A speedy staple of eggs on toast is spruced up with creamy avocado, spicy Spanish sausage and some nutritious pumpkin seeds

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal522
  • fat37g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs25g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre4g
  • protein23g
  • salt1.5g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seed
  • 85g chorizo, sliced into chunks
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 1 large ripe avocado, stoned and peeled
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • juice ½ lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • ½ small pack coriander, chopped
  • 2 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 4 thick-cut slices wholemeal bread

Method

  1. Heat a large frying pan, add the pumpkin seeds and toast for a few mins until they crack and pop, then tip out into a bowl and set aside. Add the chorizo and cook for 5 mins until it releases some of its oils and becomes crisp. Meanwhile, roughly mash the avocado with the lime juice, half the coriander and a pinch of salt.

  2. Heat a griddle pan and cook the bread for a few mins each side, or pop in the toaster. Push the chorizo to the edge of the frying pan, crack in the eggs and fry to your liking.

  3. To serve, divide the toast between 2 plates, spread with the mashed avocado, and pile on the chorizo, fried eggs and pumpkin seeds. Scatter with the remaining coriander.

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am.stride
4th Jul, 2017
3.8
Tasty
leight79
20th Jun, 2017
3.8
Simple and tasty to use up some stuff in the fridge.
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vikingpurplepenguin
3rd Mar, 2015
3.8
Made this for lunch and really enjoyed it. Made for just myself, I mashed one whole avocado into my toasted bread, sprinkled on some lime juice, layered up some sliced smoked ham and chorizo slices, popped a fried egg (still runny) on top, then scattered over some poppy seeds, almonds, and sunflower seeds. Adapted for what I had in. Very yummy, will make again.
alicat_1001
22nd Nov, 2014
3.8
Very fresh flavour with the lime and coriander. The pumpkin seeds add a nice bite too. I had a few cooked baby potatoes, I cut them up and fried them off with the chorizo. A very tasty and substantial breakfast or brunch. Add coffee and maybe half a grapefruit for a delicious meal!
dentalfun
10th Feb, 2014
This was really good. I made it as a breakfast and it really made me feel good at the start of the day.
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badzilla
10th Oct, 2013
I made the recipe exactly as printed although forgot to add the coriander before I photographed the results. My recipe review and blog with the photo is at http://badzilla.co.uk/Good-Food--Avocado-on-Toast-with-Chorizo-and-Fried-Eggs
domingal
23rd Sep, 2013
I had this for dinner tonight and it was delicious. I didn't have any pumpkin seeds, but we still really enjoyed it. I added a few chopped tomatoes to the avocado and had hot chilli sauce on mine. Very nice especially as the effort to taste ratio was excellent - minimum time - lots of flavour
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