Eggie-Cado Sandwich

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23 g
Total Fat
9 g
Dietary Fiber
18 g
26 g
Total Carbs
 Eggie-Cado Sandwich

Fresh California Avocado and sliced tomatoes are the perfect accompaniments on this open-faced egg sandwich layered on whole grain toast. The avocado and tomato together act as a nutrient booster by enabling the body to absorb more fat-soluble nutrients, such as alpha- and beta-carotene as well as lutein, in foods that are eaten with the fruit. This powerhouse is an excellent source of protein, vitamins A, C, D and k, along with iron and dietary fiber. You can make this protein-rich and vitamin-packed Eggie-Cado sandwich in less than 3 minutes. Ready-set- go-eat.


Serves: 1
  slice whole grain bread, toasted
  eggs, cooked over-easy
1/4  cup  sliced tomatoes (any type)
1/2  As needed  ripe, Fresh California Avocados**, peeled, seeded and sliced
1/8  tsp.  Salt and pepper

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


  1. Layer 1 slice of toast with 2 cooked eggs, sliced tomatoes and avocado.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.

Serving Suggestion: Try also with a dish of fresh salsa to dip the sandwich in.

Beverage Pairing: Fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice.

*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.

Calories 380
Total Fat 23 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 mg
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Protein 18 g
Total Carbs 26 g
Cholesterol 370 mg
Sodium 610 mg
Potassium 620 mg
Total Sugar 5 g

Vitamin A 955 IU; Vitamin C 14 mg; Calcium 113 mg; Iron 3.5 mg; Vitamin D 82 IU; Folate 126 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 10%; Iron 20 %

*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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April Graff, MS, RD, LD for the California Avocado Commission 2015 SRD Recipe Contest

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