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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Recipe Summary

25 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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; protein 14.6g 29% DV; carbohydrates 36.9g 12% DV; dietary fiber 10.3g 41% DV; sugars 1.6g; fat 16.4g 25% DV; saturated fat 3.2g 16% DV; cholesterol 15.4mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu 1065.4IU 21% DV; vitamin c 12.5mg 21% DV; folate 60mcg 15% DV; calcium 20.6mg 2% DV; iron 2.2mg 12% DV; magnesium 28mg 10% DV; potassium 452.5mg 13% DV; sodium 541.6mg 22% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 11% DV.