Food Recipes Cucumber and Avocado Toast By Sarah Karnasiewicz Sarah Karnasiewicz Sarah Karnasiewicz is a freelance writer and photographer and was the Digital Food Director for Real Simple for two years. She was also a senior editor for Saveur Magazine. Her contributions include articles for the Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Every Day with Rachel Ray, Epicurious, Food Network, and many more. Highlights: * Was a deputy editor for Salon.com * Wrote Fiji Water's global travel guide, Earth's Finest City Guide * Was a copywriter for Williams Sonoma * Won a James Beard Award for Wine, Spirits, Beverages Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on January 28, 2016 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email How do you improve on avocado toast? Just add cucumber. The cheerful green-on-green composition is a feast for the eyes and the creaminess of avocado acts as the perfect foil to cucumber's fresh crunch. A final garnish of sesame seeds lends the combo a nutty note—and nods to its sushi-inspired flavors. Get the recipe. Photo: Sarah Karnasiewicz Hands On Time: 5 mins Total Time: 5 mins Yield: 1 serving Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoons mashed avocado 1 slice sourdough bread, toasted 2 slices cucumber ¼ teaspoon sesame seeds salt to taste Directions Spread avocado on toast. Top with cucumber, sprinkle with sesame seeds and salt. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 240 Calories 6g Fat 40g Carbs 8g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 240 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Sodium 430mg 19% Total Carbohydrate 40g 15% Total Sugars 3g Protein 8g Calcium 41mg 3% Iron 3mg 17% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.