Pesto avocado toast with a poached egg, cucumbers & furikake

I really get such satisfaction from a perfectly ripe avocado: This is a pesto avocado toast with a poached egg, cucumbers and spicy everything furikake seasoning. Perfect for a weekend morning!

Pesto avocado toast with a poached egg, cucumbers & furikake

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  • Bread of choice
  • 1/2 avocado
  • Persian cucumbers
  • Holy Tshili Spicy everything furikake seasoning
  • Pesto (homemade or store-bought) pesto recipe below
  • Olive oil
  • Egg
  • Parsley for topping

For the pesto:

  • 3/4 cup basil leaves
  • 3/4 cup Olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup parm cheese
  • Salt/pepper
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts


  • If you are making your pesto, in a food processor, add pesto ingredients and blend. Taste test and adjust accordingly.
  • Let a pot of water come to a rolling boil. Using a spoon, stir the water until it begins to swirl, and crack your egg. Let the water come back to a boil and keep the water in a swirl as the egg cooks, 2-3 min. Remove with a slotted spoon.
  • With a veggie peeler, slice cucumber and then slice avocado.
  • Coat bread in olive oil and cook for 2-3 min per side. Add pesto, sliced avocado, cucumber ribbons and poached egg. Top with the spicy everything seasoning. Enjoy!

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I’m Abigail, a creative director, home cook and content creator living in Brooklyn. I love making the easy stuff with a twist and yes, I eat a lot of toast. This is where I share my latest recipes, so please make yourself at home.