Toast With Refried Beans and Avocado Recipe

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

Tasty, filling, but not overly heavy, this is ideal breakfast fare for those who want something beside the bacon and eggs.

Note: For a comprehensive list of widely available vegan sandwich breads, see here.

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 2 servings

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  • 2 slices sandwich bread (see note)
  • 1 cup homemade or store-bought vegan refried beans
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • A few slivers white onion
  • Coarse sea salt such as Maldon or fleur de sel


  1. Toast bread to desired level of doneness. Top with refried beans and avocado (mash with a fork if desired). Add slivered onions, sprinkle with salt, and serve.

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