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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.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2015


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat 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 4 slices of toast. Top each with 4 pieces of bacon, 2 tomato slices, 1 lettuce leaf, 1/4 cup sprouts and the remaining toast.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich
342 calories; protein 14.5g; carbohydrates 36.3g; dietary fiber 10.1g; sugars 1.3g; fat 16.4g; saturated fat 3.2g; cholesterol 15.4mg; vitamin a iu 942.5IU; vitamin c 10.5mg; folate 57.8mcg; calcium 19.1mg; iron 2.2mg; magnesium 26.4mg; potassium 417.5mg; sodium 540.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

2 starch, 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 high-fat meat, 2 fat