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5-Minute Protein-Packed Cottage Cheese Avocado Toast

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  • Author: Alex Aldeborgh, RD
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 pieces of toast 1x
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: toaster
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Upgrade your usual avocado toast by adding cottage cheese for a boost of protein! This avocado cottage cheese toast is a healthy and tasty breakfast or lunch recipe. It’s packed with filling protein, healthy fats, and fiber. Plus, it’s ready to eat in about five minutes!


  • 2 pieces whole wheat sourdough bread
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 an avocado, peeled and sliced thinly
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Pinch of sea salt flakes


  1. Toast the bread in your toaster to desired doneness.
    two pieces of toast on a white oval shaped plate
  2. Spread about 1/4 cup of cottage cheese in a layer onto each piece of toast.
    two pieces of toast with cottage cheese spread on top on a white oval plate
  3. Top the cottage cheese with avocado slices.
    two pieces of toast with cottage cheese and avocado slices on a white oval plate
  4. Squeeze lemon juice on top of the avocado slices, and sprinkle with chopped dill, red pepper flakes, and sea salt flakes.
    two slices of avocado cottage cheese toast on a white oval plate


Kitchen equipment needed

You need a toaster, a good knife, and a cutting board. If you don’t have a toaster, you can toast your bread in the oven or on the stovetop.