Avocado Toast with Turkey Bacon and Tomato

Avocado Toast with Turkey Bacon and Tomato
Source: The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.
Summary

Avocado toast is a quick and easy go-to breakfast that incorporates healthy fat, whole grains, and protein. Change things up by substituting the turkey bacon with an over-easy egg or sliced hard-boiled egg.

Complete your Plate: For a hearty, filling breakfast, add a 1/2 cup of nonfat, plain Greek yogurt topped with a handful of blueberries.

Find this recipe and more in The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook, by Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND

 

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    8 min
  • Servings
    2 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 avocado toast
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

2 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 avocado toast
  • Amount per serving Calories 230

  • Total Fat 130g
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 450mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • Dietary Fiber 7g
    • Total Sugars 3g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 8g
  • Potassium 540mg
  • Phosphorus 150mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1 Lean protein, 2 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • nonstick cooking spray
    1
  • lean turkey bacon
    2 slices
  • ripe avocado (pitted and halved)
    1
  • 100% whole-wheat bread (toasted)
    2 slices
  • salt
    1/8 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/8 tsp
  • plum tomato (thinly sliced)
    1
Directions

Directions

  1. Coat a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray and place it over medium heat until hot. Add the turkey bacon and cook until crispy, 8 minutes, flipping the slices over halfway through. Transfer the bacon to a paper towel–lined plate.

  2. Scoop out the flesh from each avocado half onto a slice of toasted bread. Mash the avocado with a fork until flattened. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper.

  3. Top each avocado toast with 1 slice of turkey bacon and half of the tomato slices.

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