Iris Worthington of Towanda is the winner of a $25 gift certificate donated by The Spice Merchant for submitting this recipe, which comes with several variations and is delicious any time of day.
As with any recipe calling for avocadoes, the key is finding a ripe one. A ripe avocado will have a little give — but not too much — when you press it. You may have to buy one and let it sit on your kitchen counter for a few days. Or visit a Hispanic market, where you’ll usually find a ripe one.
1 ripe avocado, mashed
2 slices bread, preferably whole grain bread
Garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper and/or lemon-pepper seasoning, to taste
Optional toppings: 2 strips crisp bacon, thinly sliced tomato, shredded cheese and/or a fried egg
Toast bread. Remove avocado flesh and mash. Season to taste, then spread on bread and top as desired before serving.
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