Bored Of Avocado? Try Smashed Peas On Toast Instead

Peas? On toast? You betcha...


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Peas on toast, an alternative to avo on toast, with roasted tomatoes on top If you've never tried peas on toast, you're missing out... - Media Credit: Romy London

If you’re baffled by the idea of having peas on toast, you’re definitely not alone – but this underrated cousin of smashed avo is about to become your new favorite brunch.

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This Romy London recipe is perfect for lazy Sunday mornings. It’s easy to make, full of flavor, and even comes with a bit of a protein hit from the peas.

Smashed peas on toast is a simple yet popular dish that has gained traction in recent years. The recipe involves mashing fresh or thawed peas and spreading them onto toasted bread, often accompanied by a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkle of salt, and a squeeze of lemon for added flavor. The below recipe features nutritional yeast for an added cheesy flavor, and the addition of roasted tomatoes and balsamic glaze really elevates the dish.

This dish quick to make, and is a perfect vegan breakfast or brunch. Here’s how to make it.

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Smashed peas on toast

Quick and cosy breakfast? Gotchu! This toast topped with zesty smashed peas and sweet roasted cherry tomatoes is just as easy to make as it is delicious. Perfect for busy mornings – or for a lazy brunch on the weekend. You've simply GOT TO try it.
Smashed peas on toast, an easy and quick vegan brunch idea
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  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter
  • 250 g frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp coconut yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
For serving
  • Roasted cherry tomatoes
  • A drizzle of balsamic glaze
  • A sprinkle of seeds
  • Fresh herbs, eg dill


  • Spread vegan butter on bread and toast in a pan until golden
  • Mash peas with the back of a fork and mix with olive oil, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, coconut yogurt. Season with chili flakes, salt & pepper
  • Spread smashed peas on toasted bread, top with roasted cherry tomatoes
  • To serve, drizzle with balsamic glaze, sprinkle with seeds for a crunch, and finish with some fresh herbs on top

This recipe was republished with permission from Romy London.

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