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Avocado Toast with Schmacon

Avocado Toast with Schmacon

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One of my favorite things about writing my food blog is getting to share recipes with the world. Since I do eat out a lot, I find myself posting a lot of healthier recipes like this acorn squash recipe to balance out the frequent restaurant visits. BUT, there are definitely times I like to experiment with more indulgent foods, especially bacon! I recently discovered the amazingness that is Schmacon. Schmacon is smoked, uniquely seasoned and sweet, crispy beef product that tastes like a combination of your favorite pastrami from the deli with the crispiness of bacon. Schmacon is made with whole-muscle beef and has less calories, fat and sodium than regular bacon.

Schmacon sent me a whole pack to experiment with and I’ve used it on grilled cheese, breakfast sandwiches, and crumbled in tacos. My favorite recipe thus far though has been egg-in-the-hole avocado toast topped with Schmacon.

Ingredients:

  • Half an Avocado
  • 2 strips of Schmacon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 large piece of sourdough bread
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce (I love Trader Joes)
  • Olive oil cooking spray

Directions:

  1. Smash up avocado and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder and set aside
  2. Cut out a circular hole in the piece of sourdough and spray each side with olive oil cooking spray
  3. Heat a skillet large enough for bread to low-medium heat
  4. Place bread in skillet and crack an egg into the circular cut-out in the piece of bread
  5. Cook for 2-3 minutes until yolk starts to go from clear to white
  6. With a spatula flip the toast to the other side and cook for another 2-3 minutes
  7. Transfer toast to a plate and top one side with avocado mash, sweet chili sauce and Schmacon
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