10 Ways To Instantly Upgrade Your Toast (RECIPES)

Toast is becoming much more than just a boring breakfast.

Most of us don't think twice about toast. It's just a slice of bread that we throw in the toaster and call breakfast. But you guys, toast can be so much better than that -- and yes, we are being 100 percent serious. Toast can be more than a light breakfast, it can be filling, creative and exciting. It can even be called dinner. Toast is getting fancy, and we think you should get on board.

So put the butter down -- only this one time, fellow butter addicts -- and put something new on your toast. Here are our 10 favorite ways to upgrade our toast. Keep in mind that this is just the beginning:

Put An Egg IN It
Of course.

Get the Egg Vinaigrette Toast recipe from CarolineWright via Food52
Skip The Butter And Use Bagna Cauda
Alexandra Cooks
Bagna Cauda is an Italian dish made with garlic, anchovies, olive oil and butter that's served in a fondue-like fashion. But it's even better when you use the dip to top toast.

Get the Toast with Hard Boiled Eggs & Bagna Cauda recipe from Alexandra Cooks
Add Ricotta And Fresh Fruit
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Ricotta Toast recipe from A Beautiful Mess
Load It Up With Avocado
Marian Bull
Sprinkle it with sea salt, chile flakes and a squeeze of lemon to make it truly special.

Get the Avocado Toast recipe from Marian Bull via Food52
Grill It
James Ransom/Food52
Sometimes toast shouldn't be toasted, but grilled. And it's even better if you rub garlic on it.

Get the Grilled Garlic Toast recipe by Merrill Stubbs via Food52
Butter It With Brown Sugar Cinnamon Butter
How Sweet It Is
Load It Up With Vegetables
How Sweet It Is
The more vegetables the better.

Get the Roasted Sesame Asparagus Toasts with Poached Eggs recipe by How Sweet It Is
Add Heirloom Tomatoes
How Sweet It Is
Make It A Melt
Two Peas and their Pod
Melted cheese takes everything up about 5,000 notches.

Get the Roasted Mushroom and Gruyere Toasts recipe from Two Peas and their Pod
Rub It With Tomato
If there's one thing the Spanish do well, it's toast. They rub it with tomato which infuses the toast with its essence. Also, it never hurts to then top it with a fried egg.

Get the Pan con Tomate with Fried Eggs recipe from fiveandspice via Food52

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