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Avocado Toast with Pears

Avocado Toast with Pears
There is something to be said for finding the good in everything. I feel that way about this photo!  After a hard week, I see this photo and I see half of a heart which makes me smile.  Feeling the much needed love with this Avocado Toast with Pears recipe today.

Not since trying Avocado Toast with Strawberries have I ever had Avocado Toast — I had no idea what I was missing!  I am not searching out and trying new Avocado Toast recipes including this one.

Avocado Toast with Pears

I actually probably buried the lead with this recipe. Yes, it’s Avocado Toast with Pears, but there is so much more to this recipe including walnuts, honey, gorgonzola cheese and more.

Avocado Toast with Pears

It all starts with toasting some walnuts in cinnamon. This only takes about 45 seconds — make sure you don’t leave it unattended or you will burn the cinnamon.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Next, you will mash up one avocado. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. Then spread it out onto the toast. One avocado will cover about 4 slices of toast.

I added a little more salt & pepper to each individual slice of toast depending on how much you like.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Slice up one pear. These need to be thin slices. Add about two slices of the pear to the avocado. The rest is like an assembly line.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Add the Gorgonzola cheese.  If you don’t like the bite you get from Gorgonzola cheese, you can also use goat cheese crumbles.  It will be just as good with goat cheese.

Avocado Toast with Pears

The walnuts with cinnamon.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Then drizzle some honey on top and you are ready to dive in.

This makes a great breakfast or afternoon treat.  I’m amazed at how much the different flavors come out in this.  The avocado is almost the foundation for the other flavors.  I love the way it offers the base for this treat.

Avocado Toast with Pears

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 Avocado smashed
  • 1 Pear thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 4 slices Bread toasted
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Gorgonzola Cheese crumbled
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. Add walnuts & cinnamon to a sauce pan and toast for about 45 seconds, remove from heat
  2. Smash avocado and season with salt & pepper to taste
  3. Toast bread and spread avocado on top
  4. Layer the pear slices, gorgonzola cheese and walnuts
  5. Drizzle honey on top
  6. Serve

Recipe Notes

This recipe is adapted from a recipe I found on goop. You can also substitute the gorgonzola cheese for goat cheese.


About Author

As a married-mother of two, Chris understands the demand on all families when it comes to dinner-time. She started her food blog, Burnt Macaroni, because she wanted to make that process easier for her family and others. Follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram as she teaches herself and her kids how to cook!


  • Madeline
    04.11.16 at 9:14 am

    As a huge avo toast fan, I definitely approve of this. Pears and walnuts? This sounds like the perfect pairing, especially with that crumbled cheese. : )

  • Klauss
    04.11.16 at 9:15 am

    Ideal for breakfast! Pear adds juicy and gorgonzola spices 🙂

  • Kamara
    04.11.16 at 9:16 am

    This looks amazing!! I’m definitely going to be trying it. I love pear and honey in savoury dishes. Thanks for sharing!


  • linda spiker
    04.11.16 at 9:18 am

    Yum! That looks positively amazing!

  • Emily
    04.11.16 at 1:17 pm

    I love avocado toast but have never thought to add pear! Looks delish and can’t wait to try!

  • Allison
    04.11.16 at 1:17 pm

    This.Looks.Ridiculous. I love avo toast and these flavors together sound so good!

  • Karin
    04.11.16 at 2:48 pm

    This looks so delicious! Pear and walnuts are always such a good combo!

  • Leah
    04.11.16 at 4:26 pm

    As a huge avocado toast fan, I heartily approve of this! Sounds fantastic, yummy!

  • Kristen
    04.11.16 at 5:10 pm

    this looks amazing!! I love the mix of the pears with the honey! my mouth is watering!! ps. I love goop!

  • Amanda | Maple Alps
    04.11.16 at 7:54 pm

    I love a good toast! I would have never thought of adding pears with avocado though! I must try this!

  • Patricia @ Grab a Plate
    04.12.16 at 10:13 am

    I’m an avocado toast fan, and sometimes it’s hard to come up with some new tricks to it! LOVE adding the pears and gorgonzola! I just picked up some pears yesterday, so can’t wait to try this – yum!

  • Bella B (xoxoBella)
    04.12.16 at 8:19 pm

    I would never have thought to pair avocado with pears but this looks yummy!

  • Cassandra
    04.14.16 at 7:15 pm

    Avocado toast is one of my favorites – but I never thought to add pears. This looks incredible.


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