Toast recipes

5 Toast Recipes To Whip Up When You Can’t Think Of What To Cook

Cooking can be time-consuming and draining, to say the least. Fortunately, not so much when you have some good old toast at home! Whether you bake it, toast it, pan-fry it, or eat it as is—bread won’t disappoint. So, we’ve put together 5 ways in which you can spruce up your toast. They’re all easy-peasy—we promise!

When hunger pangs kick in, many of us reach for toast. There are many things to love about toast—it’s quick and versatile! Oh and there are multiple ways to relish ‘em. The following toast recipes are simple, creative, delicious and won’t take you more than 15 minutes in the kitchen! Ready?

  1. Garlic & Cheese French Toast

There’s no combination that beats eggs and toast! It’s delicious and packed with nutrients. Here’s our favourite rendition of a French toast—one that isn’t drowned in maple syrup!

Ingredients:

Bread – 3 slices
Eggs – 2
Milk – 1/3 cup
Garlic – 2 cloves
Basil – 1 tbsp
Cheese – 1/3 cup
Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
Salt and pepper

Directions:

Whisk the eggs + milk together in a bowl. Add in the rest of the ingredients, and stir well. Soak a slice of bread in the mix for about 30 seconds. Heat a non-stick frying pan, drizzle it with oil, and transfer the soaked bread to it. Let it fry for about a minute and flip it over. Once both sides resemble a golden colour, take it off the pan. Repeat the same for the other 2 slices of bread.

  1. Tomato Mayonnaise Toast

You’re really missing out if you’ve never sunk your teeth into a classic tomato-mayo toast!

Toast – 4 slices
Mayonnaise – 2 spoonsful
Tomatoes – 2 small ones
Salt and Pepper

Directions:

Simply slather the toast with mayonnaise. Top the bread with tomato slices. Lastly, sprinkle it with salt and pepper as per your taste. Add some grated cheese if that’s what you’re craving but remember to heat it up in the microwave for 10-15 seconds to let the cheese melt.

  1. Peanut Butter & Banana Toast

Whether you’re on the lookout for a sugary morning treat or a quick after-dinner fix, this recipe will save you.

Ingredients:

Toast – 4 slices
Bananas – 2
Peanut Butter – 4-5 tbsp
Honey – 2-3 tbsp
A handful of granola

Directions:

Spread some creamy peanut butter on your toast. Top it with banana slices, and drizzle it with honey. Lastly, throw on some granola or walnuts!

  1. Mushroom on Toast

Mushroom on toast is a wholesome, heart-warming, and fail-safe dish. It’s perfect to prepare on a lazy weekend morning, or amidst the Monday morning hustle.

Ingredients:

Mushrooms of your choice – 200 grams
Toast – 4 slices
Onion – 1 small one
Garlic – 2 cloves
Olive oil – 1 tbsp
Grated cheese – ¼ cup
Salt and pepper

Directions:

Heat oil in a pan, and add in the garlic and onions. Sauté until they’re golden brown. Add in the chopped mushrooms and cook on medium flame for 10 minutes. Spice up the mix with some salt and pepper, as per your palette. Scoop out some of the mix, and put it on the toast. Top it with some grated cheese and dig in.

  1. Avocado Toast

We may be bold in saying that this is the best way to eat your toast, but we can’t help it. There are thousands of ways in which you can play around with it—top it with charred tomatoes, scrambled eggs, or your favourite herbs.

Ingredients:

Toast – 2 slices
Avocado – 1
Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
Olive oil
Salt and chilli flakes

Directions:

Scoop out the flesh from your avocado and mash it in a bowl. Then, spread it on top of your toast. Add in a dash of lemon juice, and sprinkle your toast with some salt and chilli flakes.

All in all, toast is a godsend amidst serious time crunches or unbeatable laziness. It can be jazzed up with fruits, veggies, spreads and herbs of all types, making it a universally loved ingredient.

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