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Avocado Veggie Sandwich

Avocado is full of healthy, monounsaturated fat that is good for your cholesterol and will not raise your blood sugar. This is a veggie sandwich, but if you really need your meat you could add turkey or chicken.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

  • Calories 220
  • Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Protein 8 g
  • Fat 11.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.2 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Dietary Fiber 9 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 175 mg
  • Potassium 500 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 avocado, cored and cut in half
4 tablespoons sunflower seeds
½ large cucumber, sliced
4 radishes, sliced
2 roma tomatoes, sliced
4 whole-wheat sandwich thins (about 1 ½ ounces each)

Instructions

  1. Gently remove the insides of the avocado from shell. Cut avocado into thin slices
  2. Spread ¼ of the avocado slices on bottom piece of sandwich thin. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds. Top with 4-5 cucumber slices, 4-5 radish slices and 3 tomato slices. Place top piece of sandwich thin on sandwich.
  3. Repeat process for remaining 3 sandwiches.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: If you need this recipe to be gluten-free, serve it on whole-grain gluten-free bread.

Photo: Avocado Veggie Sandwich. PNC Photography: Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.

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