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Cream Cheese Avocado Toast with Fried Eggs and Za’atar

Cream Cheese Avocado Toast with Fried Eggs and Za’atar

Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or a snack, this one-handed meal is surprisingly creamy and rich for how simple it is to pull together.
Servings 2


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter divided
  • Flaky sea salt to taste
  • 2 thick slices sourdough bread
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 large eggs
  • Za’atar seasoning to taste


  • ►Melt half the butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add bread and toast until golden brown and crisp on both sides, about 3 to 4 minutes per side. Salt each side of warm bread to taste. Cool briefly, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • ►While bread is cooling, melt remaining butter in pan and fry eggs.
  • ►Top toast with cream cheese, then avocado. Mash avocado slightly to adhere to toast. Add eggs and garnish with za’atar seasoning.
Styled by Kendra Smith.

Photographed by Michael Piazza.

Rebecca Haley-Park

Rebecca Haley-Park is culture's former editor and resident stinky cheese cheerleader. A native New Englander, she holds a BFA in creative writing from University of Maine at Farmington.

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