Cucumber Hummus Avocado Toast

This is definitely not a real recipe, per se, but it is most certainly a thing. A delicious thing. A delicious thing that must be shared.

Cucumber Hummus Avocado Toast |

Avocado toast is one of my very favorite lunches. And while I don’t think I could ever bore of just plain mashed, perfectly ripened avocado on a warm, toasty slice of bread and sprinkled with a little coarse salt, sometimes I just can’t help but mix it up. It’s a weakness.

Cucumber Hummus Avocado Toast |

And so I decided to add hummus to the mix. And fresh-sliced cukes. And a little drizzle of olive oil. And salt and pepper. Cucumber Hummus Avocado Toast. Oh, friends. This is definitely a thing.

Cucumber Hummus Avocado Toast |

Other than just being freaking delicious, this little meal-on-a-slice is also awesome because it basically constitutes a well-balanced meal. Fat from the avocado? Carbs from the bread? Protein from the hummus? B-vitamins from the cucumbers? You got it, sister.

And so that’s why, today, I’m sharing avocado toast. Sometimes the simplest things are the very best things.

Cucumber Hummus Avocado Toast |

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Cucumber Hummus Avocado Toast

Crunchy cukes, creamy hummus, and glorious avocado join forces in pretty much the easiest lunch or snack ever.

Yield: 1

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 7 minutes


  • 1 slice of multigrain bread
  • 1/2 medium avocado
  • 1/4 cup of your favorite hummus (I'm partial to this [url href=""]sunbutter hummus[/url])
  • 5-6 cucumber slices
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper


  1. Toast the bread as dark as you like it. Scoop the avocado onto the toast. Mash and spread it with a fork. Spread the hummus over the avocado, then lay the cucumbers on top. Drizzle with a little olive oil and finish with a light sprinkle of kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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17 Responses to “Cucumber Hummus Avocado Toast”

  1. Skye posted on March 10, 2014 at 4:39 am

    Sometimes the simplest things really are the best – this looks just up my street! And lovely photos too…

    • Karen Troughton posted on March 14, 2014 at 11:35 am

      Thank you so much! :)

      • Betty Verble posted on March 25, 2014 at 7:21 pm

        I tried this today and loved, loved, loved it. How can we find out how many calories are in it. I’m trying to find a healthy way to eat and lose weight. Thanks so much.

  2. Maria Tadic posted on March 10, 2014 at 9:51 am

    I love this recipe! It’s so simple, but I bet it’s delicious. I find that my most easiest recipes or the ones with the least ingredients taste the best! And avocado on anything is amazing!!! Definitely will try with hummus for some extra protein!

    • Karen Troughton posted on March 14, 2014 at 11:34 am

      Thanks Maria! :D

  3. Suzanne posted on March 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    Yes! Finally! Pregnancy food! Oh man, can you imagine this when the tomatoes are in season? Maybe with alfalfa sprouts? Oh man I’m hungry…

    • Karen Troughton posted on March 14, 2014 at 11:31 am

      I’m hungry now too! :)

  4. Jenna posted on March 12, 2014 at 4:42 am

    Uhm. Well, I know what I’m having for lunch today!

    • Karen Troughton posted on March 14, 2014 at 11:35 am

      Easiest lunch ever! :)

  5. Ceara @ Ceara's Kitchen posted on March 12, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    So happy I stopped by and discovered your wonderful blog! I love this simple lunch idea – avocado and hummus are two of my favourite things! :D Pinned!

    • Karen Troughton posted on March 13, 2014 at 7:57 am

      I was kind of like … should I *really* post a “recipe” for avocado toast?! But hey, people (including me) love the super-easy ideas too, so why not. :) Thanks Ceara!

  6. Lila posted on March 23, 2014 at 9:19 am

    A drizzle of Truffle oil is delious ,instead of plain olive oil !

    • Lila posted on March 23, 2014 at 9:24 am

      Ops… I meant delicious ;-)

    • Karen Troughton posted on March 24, 2014 at 3:31 pm

      Love it!

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