2 servings


1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed1/4 teaspoon kosher salt1/8 teaspoon pepper1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional1 whole grain bagel, split1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened2 small eggsOptional: Minced fresh cilantro, parsley or chives


In a small bowl, mash avocado; stir in salt, pepper and, if desired, pepper flakes. Using a paring knife or round cutter, enlarge center hole to at least 1-1/2-in. in width. Spread butter on cut side of bagel. Place bagel, butter sides down, in a skillet over medium heat. Cook until golden brown, 1-2 minutes; remove to plate. Spread avocado mixture over browned sides, building up outside edge slightly. Return bagel to skillet, avocado sides up. Crack egg into center hole. Cook, covered, over medium heat until egg is cooked to desired degree of doneness. Transfer to serving plate; garnish as desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 bagel half: 306 calories, 19g fat (6g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 492mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 8g fiber), 10g protein.