California Avocado BLT Sandwich

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 470
Total Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 700mg
Total Carbs 56g
Dietary Fiber 9g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 16g
Potassium 780mg

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%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

The classic BLT recipe is irresistible when you add creamy, fresh California Avocado. And it’s even better when it’s dairy-free with no mayonnaise needed! Our BLT with avocado sandwich recipe stays true to its roots and is made a little more special with some creamy goodness. This recipe is a good source of iron, vitamins A and C and other California Avocado nutrients you can learn more about on our avocado nutrition facts page.

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Serves: 4

2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados* 1 Tbsp. minced green onion, optional 8 slices whole wheat bread, toasted 4 sandwich-size green leaf lettuce leaves 8 slices cooked bacon, cut in half width-wise (tip: cut bacon before cooking) Thinly sliced fresh basil, optional 8 slices ripe tomato
  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.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

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


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