California Avocado BLT Sandwich

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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470
Calories
23 g
Total Fat
9 g
Dietary Fiber
16 g
Protein
56 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado BLT Sandwich

The classic BLT sandwich is irresistible when you add creamy Fresh California Avocado. No mayonnaise needed! Good source of Vitamins A, C and Iron.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados*
Tbsp.  minced green onion, optional
  slices whole wheat bread, toasted
  sandwich-size green leaf lettuce leaves
  slices cooked bacon, cut in half width-wise (tip: cut bacon before cooking)
  Thinly sliced fresh basil, optional
  slices ripe tomato

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

  1. Slice half the avocado and set aside.
  2. Mash the remaining avocado. Stir in the green onion, if desired.
  3. Spread the mashed avocado over half of the toast slices and top each with one lettuce leaf, four half-slices of bacon and two tomato slices. Sprinkle with basil, if using.
  4. Top the tomato with the reserved avocado slices and the remaining toast slices. Cut each sandwich in half and serve.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with a fresh fruit or vegetable salad.

Beverage Pairings: Nice with ice-cold milk.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 470
Total Fat 23 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Unsaturated Fat 12 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 mg
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Protein 16 g
Total Carbs 56 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 700 mg
Potassium 780 mg
Total Sugar 4 g

Vitamin A 1804 (IU); Vitamin C 8.5 mg; Calcium 42 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 6.7 (IU); Folate 134 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.4 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 35%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 25%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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