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Avocado BLT

Smokey bacon, crisp lettuce and juicy tomatoes on top of wholesome, grainy bread...only avocado could make a classic BLT even better!

  • Avocado BLT
  • Ingredients
    • 2 ripe avocados
    • 1 tsp. lime juice
    • 8 slices whole wheat bread, toasted
    • 4 sandwich-size lettuce leaves
    • 8 slices cooked turkey bacon, cut in half width-wise
    • 8 slices ripe tomato

    Directions
    1. Slice one avocado in half, remove the pit, then slice into thin strips. Scoop out with a spoon and set slices aside. 1. Slice other avocado in half, remove the pit, and scoop out the flesh 1. place in a bowl. Mash the avocado with lime juice. 1. 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. 1. Top the tomato with the reserved avocado slices and the remaining toast slices. 1. Cut each sandwich in half and serve immediately.

    Variations

    For gluten free: Use gluten free bread instead of whole wheat.


    Nutrition

    Calories 460, Total Fat 22g (Saturated 5g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 610mg, Total Carbohydrate 49g (Dietary Fiber 13, Sugars 8g), Protein 23g, Vitamin A 45%, Vitamin C 30%, Calcium 10%, Iron 15% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.


    Serves: 4 servings

    Gluten Free Main Dish Dairy Free 10 Dollar Meal American 20 Minute Meal