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High Protein Avocado Toast

  • Author: Caroline Green, RDN, LD
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


A fun and delicious way to add more protein to your typical avocado toast. Want to make a full meal out of this? Pair with fruit for breakfast, or top with grilled shrimp for an entree! the possibilities are endless.



  • 4 slices thick sourdough bread, warmed
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 cup shelled edamame, thawed
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 2 TBSP diced green onion
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • For topping, optional:
    • Drizzle of olive oil
    • Pinch of microgreens for topping
    • Flaky sea salt¬†
    • Diced tomatoes


  1. Blanch the edamame in a pot of salted boiling water for 5 minutes until soft. Drain.
  2. In a high powered food processor or blender, add the edamame, avocado, lime juice, and paprika, and garlic powder and puree until smooth and creamy. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 
  3. Stir in diced green onion to the edamame avocado mixture and set aside.
  4. Toast bread and drizzle with olive oil if desired. Spread the edamame avocado mixture evenly to all slices of toast. Add desired toppings and enjoy!


*want some extra heat? Add in ground cayenne powder as well to kick it up a notch!

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