29 Easy Ways to Upgrade Avocado Toast

POPSUGAR Photography | Sheila Gim
POPSUGAR Photography | Sheila Gim

Fact: avocado toast will never go out of style. And despite how many times we've eaten it, we're always looking for new ideas to freshen up our typical recipes. If you have a go-to method of preparing your own avocado toast at home but are dying to try something else, we've got you covered with these insanely tasty (and easy) upgrades that our editors swear by. All you have to do is toast your favorite bread, mash or slice a ripe avocado, and grab any of these toppings from your pantry and fridge.


  1. Chili oil, pink sea salt, and a squeeze of lemon
  2. Red chili flakes
  3. Pickled jalapeños, salt, and a soft-boiled egg
  4. Chives and sriracha
  5. Honey, red pepper flakes, and salt
  6. Buffalo sauce
  7. Red pepper flakes, hot sauce, and an over-easy egg
  8. Zesty

  9. Lemon juice and microgreens
  10. Toasted baguette with sliced avocado, olive oil, lemon zest, cayenne pepper, and Maldon sea salt
  11. Fresh lime juice, honey, and sea salt
  12. Filling

  13. Boiled egg and shakshuka seasoning
  14. A hard-boiled egg or two
  15. Poached egg and bacon
  16. Avocado mashed with hummus, plus sliced cucumbers
  17. Pan con tomate
  18. Marinated tofu
  19. Smoked salmon, lots of freshly cracked black pepper, and lemon juice. Best served on a crumpet if you're British.
  20. Italian inspired

  21. Truffle salt, lemon juice, and olive oil
  22. Sea salt and olive oil
  23. Truffle oil
  24. Fancy

  25. Sliced cucumbers or radishes for extra crunch
  26. Feta cheese and chives
  27. Sliced Sungold tomatoes and salted sunflower seeds
  28. Watermelon radishes, mostly for Instagram purposes
  29. Chopped tomato, salt, and freshly ground pepper
  30. Sliced strawberries and sliced almonds
  31. Wild card

  32. Chia seeds
  33. Dill pickle slices
  34. Black olives and cream cheese