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; 16.4 g total fat; 3.2 g saturated fat; 15 mg cholesterol; 542 mg sodium. 452 mg potassium; 36.9 g carbohydrates; 10.3 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 14.6 g protein; 1065 IU vitamin a iu; 13 mg vitamin c; 60 mcg folate; 21 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 28 mg magnesium;