Portabella Mushroom with California Avocado Sandwich

Total Time: 15 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 740
Total Fat 45g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 12g
Monounsaturated Fat 20g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 930mg
Total Carbs 75g
Dietary Fiber 20g
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 20g
Potassium 1510mg

Vitamin A 1153 IU; Vitamin C 37 mg; Calcium 236 mg; Iron 6 mg; Vitamin D 11 IU; Folate 273 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.5 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 25%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 25%; Iron 35 %

*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.

Did you know that portabella mushrooms are a great substitute for meat? The chewy, steak-like texture will satisfy even the most hard core meat eater; add Fresh California Avocados and herb-flavored feta cheese, and this sandwich may quickly become a weekly favorite that provides rich flavor and nutrition with an excellent source of protein, potassium, calcium, iron, vitamins C, B5, B6, K and dietary fiber. Perfect for the grill and good for you!


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Serves: 2

2 portabella mushrooms, stems removed 1 Tbsp. roasted garlic grapeseed or garlic infused extra virgin olive oil 4 slices whole wheat bread 1/2 cup roasted red pepper hummus 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados*, peeled and seeded 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. freshly chopped basil As needed Salt and pepper, to taste 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese with tomato and basil 1 (4 oz.) jar roasted red pepper
  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. Place Mushrooms on baking sheet and drizzle with oil.
  3. Place baking sheet in oven and let mushrooms broil for 5 minutes or until brown.
  4. Remove mushrooms from oven, cool for 5 minutes, and slice into ¼ inch slices
  5. Spread bread slices evenly with roasted red pepper hummus
  6. In a small bowl, mash avocado with a fork. Add lemon juice, basil, salt, pepper and feta cheese.
  7. Spread the avocado and feta mixture over the red pepper hummus.
  8. Top with red peppers, and mushrooms. Place other slice of bread on top to form a sandwich.
  9. Brush the outside pieces of bread with olive oil and place on hot grill. Grill each side until toasted, about 2-3 minutes. Serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: Also would be delicious served in a whole wheat pita pocket.

Beverage Pairing: A glass of pinot noir.

*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?

California Avocados are considered a superfood. Learn about avocados and dietary guidelines for Americans.

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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