Poached Eggs On Sweet Potato Toast with Avocado and Goat Cheese

I don’t claim to be a health-food blog, but I feel so good after making this alternative-to-bread breakfast! I was inspired by the many delicious-looking sweet potato toasts fellow-blogger Skylar Allen makes (see her Instagram). While Skylar roasts hers in the oven, I, being impatient, grilled mine over the stove. It turned out so good, I made it the next morning, too.


  • 1 sweet potato
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons of crumbled goat cheese
  • Your preferred seasoning (I used a pinch of salt and parsley)
  • A little olive oil

Estim. Prep & Cooking Time: 15-20 mins.


  • Slice the sweet potato length-wise, cutting two slices about one centimeter thick out of the longest part of the potato. This might look different based on the shape of your sweet potato.
  • Heat a little bit of olive oil on medium heat in a medium-sized skillet – just enough to coat the bottom of the pan.
  • Place the two long sweet potato slices (your “toast”) in the pan, and let them slowly sizzle for a minute or so. Save the rest of the sweet potato (to make this again tomorrow, or another recipe).
  • Start boiling water to poach the eggs (use my method, here).
  • After a minute or two, flip the sweet potato slices. Begin slicing your half avocado. I sliced mine length-wise, but do so however you prefer.
  • Your water will probably be ready for poaching the eggs at this point. Here’s my method, if you need it.
  • Flip the sweet potato toasts again, making sure that the flesh has gotten a little soft. If soft enough on both sides, transfer them to a plate using a spatula.
  • Arrange your avocado slices on the sweet potato toasts, and sprinkle some goat cheese crumbles on top.
  • Once the poached eggs are ready, scoop them on top of the avocado slices.
  • Season to taste. I used a touch of salt and some parsley.
  • Break the yolks, take Insta-pics, tag me, and dig in!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. This looks like a winning combination!


    1. It was SO tasty!

      Liked by 1 person

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