The classic BLT sandwich is irresistible when you add creamy Fresh California Avocado. No mayonnaise needed! Good source of Vitamins A, C and Iron.
California Avocado BLT Sandwich
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|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|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- Slice half the avocado and set aside.
- Mash the remaining avocado. Stir in the green onion, if desired.
- 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.
- 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.
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%