Avocado Egg Sandwich

Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes

This avocado egg sandwich is a high protein, healthy breakfast and the perfect way to jump start your day!

Avocado egg sandwich.

A classic breakfast entrée is the egg sandwich. Almost anywhere that serves breakfast will have their own take on this dish, but you can make a delicious version of this sandwich at home! My favorite version is my Avocado Egg Sandwich, as it’s full of protein and healthy fats to keep your feeling full and satisfied until lunch. Better yet, my kids love it as much as I do, so I know I’m sending them to school full and ready to learn.

Ingredients:

  • Bread: I like to use a whole grain bread, but use what you have!
  • Egg: Affordable, accessible, and full of easy protein.
  • Avocado: Loaded in healthy fats like mono-unsaturated fatty acids.
  • Cheese: I like to use a sharp cheddar, but would also be delicious with a colby-jack or pepper-jack.
  • Ham: Another way to use the luncheon meat in the fridge, ham adds more protein and sweet flavor.
  • Onion: Red onion is crunchy and also adds a crisp, spicy taste to the sandwich.
  • Mayo: Keeps the sandwich from being too dry.

How to Make Avocado Egg Sandwich

Frying egg

Start your avocado egg sandwich by toasting your bread and frying your egg in a pan over medium heat. If you like a wet yolk, leave it runny! Otherwise, break the yolk and let it cook.

Melting cheese on egg

Once your egg is finished, turn off the stove and place the slice of cheese over the top to get melty. Set aside.

Frying ham

Turn your stove back on, and in the same pan fry your ham to warm it up.

Smashing avocado on toast

Next take your toasted bread and spread mayo on one side and the avocado on the other.

Layering ham and onion on toast

Then stack your egg, cheese, ham, and onion on top.

Closing sandwich

Put the two sides of the sandwich together and cut in half.

Avocado egg sandwich close

Serve and enjoy your avocado egg sandwich!

Shake It Up

  • Switch out the ham. If you prefer turkey over ham, use that! Or if you aren’t one for luncheon meat, you could always use bacon.
  • Add tomato. Adding sliced tomato would be a delicious switch to this sandwich.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are eggs and avocado good for weight loss?

Eating high protein foods keeps you feeling full for longer, helping you to cut calories and in turn, lose weight.

How do you know an avocado is ready to eat?

If you press lightly on the skin of the avocado and it doesn’t have any give, it isn’t ripe yet. But if you wait too long and it gets squishy, then it’s overripe.

How do you keep an avocado from turning brown?

If you need to store half of your avocado, squeeze a bit of lemon juice on it and keep the pit, this will help keep it fresh for longer.

Avocado egg sandwich.

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Avocado egg sandwich

Avocado Egg Sandwich

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This avocado egg sandwich is a high protein, healthy breakfast and the perfect way to jump start your day!
COOK: 5 minutes
TOTAL: 5 minutes
Servings1

Ingredients
 

  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1 whole egg
  • ¼ avocado (sliced)
  • 1 slice sharp cheddar (2%)
  • 1 slice ham
  • 3 slices onion (thin sliced)
  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • Salt and cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Toast bread and heat a frying pan over medium high. Spray pan with non-stick cooking spray and crack in the egg.
  • After about 30 seconds, use spatula to gently break the yolk (if you don't want an overly messy sandwich). Flip the egg to finish cooking and turn off the heat.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and top with cheese slice. Remove from the pan and place pan back on medium-high heat.
  • Cook the ham for about 60 seconds per side then place on top of the egg/cheese.
  • Spread avocado on one side of the toast and top with onion slices. Spread mayo on the other piece of toast and top with egg/cheese/ham. Enjoy!

Notes

Great source of Calcium

Nutrition

Calories: 405kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 24.3gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 208mgSodium: 1040mgFiber: 7g

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Hi I’m Liz!

Hey there, I’m Liz Della Croce and I’m thrilled to have you here! My aim is to motivate and ignite your passion for cooking amazing meals for your loved ones.