In this healthy BLT recipe, we use a creamy avocado spread flavored with garlic and basil and add sprouts. Look for sprouted-wheat bread in the frozen section or with other specialty breads at your grocery store.

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  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat, turning once, until crisp, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.

  • Meanwhile, mash avocado in a medium bowl. Stir in basil, mayonnaise, garlic, salt and pepper. Toast bread.

  • Spread about 2 tablespoons of the avocado mixture on 2 slices of toast. Top each with 4 pieces of bacon, 2 tomato slices, a lettuce leaf, 1/4 cup sprouts and the remaining toast.

Nutrition Facts

345 calories; total fat 16.4g 25% DV; saturated fat 3.2g; cholesterol 15mg 5% DV; sodium 542mg 22% DV; potassium 452mg 13% DV; carbohydrates 36.9g 12% DV; fiber 10.3g 41% DV; sugar 2g; protein 14.6g 29% DV; exchange other carbs 3; vitamin a iu 1065IU; vitamin c 13mg; folate 60mcg; calcium 21mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 28mg; thiaminmg.