Bell Pepper and Avocado Toast

Step up your avocado toast game by adding a fresh bite of bell pepper.

Pepper and Avocado Toast
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This power toast is ready in less than seven minutes, and provides a whopping 21g of protein. The only cooking you’ll need to do? Toast the bread.

Avocados are a nutritional powerhouse with more than 20 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, while the cottage cheese provides a nice combination of protein and carbohydrates. Combining these two foods really helps create a nutrient-packed, muscle-building breakfast.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 381; total fat: 18g; protein: 21g; carbohydrates: 39g; sodium: 659mg

Recipe and photo by Kati Mora, M.S., R.D. of Around the Plate.

Prep time

5 min.

Cook time

2 min.

  • 2 slices 100% whole wheat bread
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 6 red pepper strips (approximately 1/4 of a red pepper)
  • 4 sprigs cilantro
  • Salt and pepper

In a food processor, combine avocado, lemon juice, and cottage cheese. Mix until smooth.

Toast bread. Top with a few heaping spoonfuls of avocado mixture.

Align red peppers on top of toast.

Sprinkle with cilantro, salt, and pepper. Serve.