Wash hands with soap and water.
Gently rub avocado under cool running water.
Hold avocado firmly with one hand. Carefully cut avocado skin, lengthwise, from stem to stem.
Pull avocado in half. Remove pit with a spoon.
Toast bread to desired level of doneness.
Slice avocado while still inside skin. Remove with a spoon or fork and place onto pieces of toast.
Top avocado toast with salt and pepper.
(Optional) Add your favorite toppings, such as red chili flakes or hot sauce for some spice, or a fried egg for added protein.
If using more finely ground pepper and table salt, reduce the amounts by 1/2 for this recipe.