Smashed avocado and edamame on toast

Add some oomph to avocado on toast with this delicious recipe. In a twist on the classic combo, edamame, avo, lemon and chilli are mashed and spread on grainy toast. Enjoy for breakfast, brunch or a hearty snack

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 2
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This recipe first appeared in Food magazine.
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  • 1/2 cup frozen edamame beans, shelled
  • 2 slice grainy bread
  • 1/2 avocado
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, plus extra, to serve
  • pinch of dried chilli flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley, to serve (optional)


  • 1
    Cook the edamame beans with 2 tablespoons of water in a microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes. Drain if needed, and mash roughly with a fork.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, toast the bread.
  • 3
    Add the avocado, lemon juice, zest and chilli flakes to the edamame and mash together. Season, and pile onto the toast. Garnish with extra zest and some chopped parsley, if desired.


Add a poached egg or a rasher of bacon for a protein-packed breakfast. You can serve this delicious green smash as a healthy and filling sandwich spread. You could also use it as a dip with crackers or crunchy vegetable sticks. PER SERVE Energy 219kcal, 919kj • Protein 7.8g • Total Fat 10.9g • Saturated Fat 2.2g • Carbohydrate 19.2g • Fibre 6.3g • Sodium 316mg