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The Avo Smash-Up

5 minutes
2 Servings


  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tbs finely chopped fresh herbs, plus extra sprigs to garnish
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 slices wholemeal sourdough bread, toasted


  • 1.Cut avocado in half and remove the stone. Scoop out avocado flesh and place in a medium bowl. Reserve avocado shells.
  • 2.Add chopped herbs and lime juice and season with salt and pepper. Use a fork to roughly smash.
  • 3.Spoon avocado mixture back into avocado shells. Use the back of the spoon to make a small indent in avocado mixture.
  • 4.Bring a large saucepan of water to a gentle simmer and add vinegar. Carefully break 1 egg into a cup, then slide egg into water (see tip). Repeat with remaining egg. Gently simmer for 1-2 minutes or until egg whites are set and yolks are still soft. Remove with a spoon and drain on paper towel.
  • 5.Carefully place poached eggs in indentations in avocado and sprinkle with extra dill. Serve with toast.