Avocado and Fat-Free Refried Bean Toast

Avocado and Fat-Free Refried Bean Toast

Take your avocado toast to a new level with this version that adds protein-rich fat-free refried beans!

This breakfast favorite will keep you full and fueled longer with the addition of flavorful refried beans.

You can use canned fat-free, or vegan, refried beans, but it is super easy to make your own from canned pinto beans.

Avocado and Refried Bean Toast

You, On Plants
Add some protein to your avocado toast with plant-based refried beans.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 3


  • 1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (or 1/2 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1-2 slices bread
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced or diced
  • sliced or diced tomato (optional)
  • fresh cilantro (optional)


  • Place the pinto beans in a small bowl and mash with a fork or potato masher. Set aside.
  • Heat a small saucepan or skillet to medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and saut√© minutes. If they start to stick, add a splash of water.
  • Add the beans, lime juice, and seasonings and mix well. Cook 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently. If the beans are sticking to pan, turn heat down and add a splash of water or lime juice.
  • Transfer cooked beans to food storage container.
  • Toast your bread and transfer to a plate. Spread with about 1/4 to 1/3 cup beans, depending on how many slices you desire. Save remainder for another use.
  • Top with avocado, and tomato and cilantro, if desired.
Keyword Avocado Toast, Breakfast, Plant-Based Protein, Refried Beans, Vegan

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