Avocado Toast with Spicy Nuts

  • Yield: 2 servings


Tree nuts add a crunchy twist to this Avocado Toast.


Spicy Nuts

  • ¼ cup mixed nuts, roughly chopped (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, macadamias and/or walnuts)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons spicy seasoning of preference. such as cajun, Sriracha or tabasco

Avocado Toast

  • 2 thick slices grain or sourdough bread 
  • 2 tablespoons Ricotta cheese
  • 1 avocado
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ½ cup arugula
  • 2 poached eggs, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.  Toss nuts with butter then add chili seasoning to taste.  Lay on a baking tray and roast for 6-8 minutes or until aromatic and starting to brown.  Allow to cool.
  2. Toast bread and spread with ricotta cheese.  Lay slices of avocado over cheese, then sprinkle with lemon and season.  Place a small mound of arugula on top, then scatter spicy nuts over top. 
  3. If desired add a poached egg.



nutrition facts

Based on 2 servings

Per serving:

  • Calories440
  • Total Fat29g
  • Saturated Fat5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat5g
  • Sodium570mg
  • Carbohydrate30g
  • Dietary Fiber6g
  • Protein18g
  • Iron2mg
  • Potassium505mg