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 Details

Toast With Refried Beans and Avocado Recipe

Active 5 mins
Total 5 mins
Serves 2 servings


  • 2 slices sandwich bread (see note)

  • 1 cup homemade or store-bought vegan refried beans

  • 1 avocadothinly 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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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
360 Calories
14g Fat
52g Carbs
11g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2
Amount per serving
Calories 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 739mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 12g 42%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 50mg 251%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 979mg 21%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)