Toast With Refried Beans and Avocado Recipe

Toast With Refried Beans and Avocado Recipe

[Photographs: 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.

  • Yield:Serves 2
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • 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. 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.