Diabetes Forecast

Avocado Cheese Toast

Your breakfast slice of toast gets a makeover. Creamy nonfat ricotta cheese, a zing of lemon, healthy avocado, and a sprinkle of crunchy pistachios—yum!

Per Serving

Avocado Cheese Toast

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 toast
Calories 180
Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 5 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 310 mg
Potassium 290 mg
Protein 13 g
Phosphorus 220 mg
Choices: Starch 1, Carbohydrate 0.5, Lean Protein 1, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 toast
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes


1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. fresh lemon zest
1/4 tsp. kosher salt
Pinch ground cayenne pepper
4 slices whole wheat bread, toasted
1/2 med. avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. finely chopped pistachios
1 tsp. honey


  1. Stir together the ricotta cheese, cumin, lemon zest, salt, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Spread the ricotta mixture onto the bread slices. Top with the avocado slices. Sprinkle with the pistachios and drizzle with honey.

Note: The small amount of trans fat is from natural sources.


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