ALT (Avocado, Lettuce, and Tomato) Sandwiches

avocado-sandwichPhoto: Leigh Beisch

Ingredients


  • 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise

  • 8 (1-ounce) slices whole-grain bread with flaxseed, toasted

  • 4 large leaves romaine or Boston lettuce

  • 1 large ripe tomato, thinly sliced

  • 1 sliced peeled avocado

  • 12 very thin slices cucumber

  • 4 (.77-ounce) slices reduced-fat, reduced-sodium Swiss cheese (such as Alpine Lace)

Preparation

Watch the video: How to Make Avocado, Lettuce, and Tomato Sandwiches

1. Spread mayonnaise on the 8 slices of bread.

2. Layer 4 slices with 1 lettuce leaf, 1 slice tomato, 1 slice avocado, 3 slices cucumber, and 1 slice cheese; top with remaining bread slices. Cut sandwiches in half diagonally.


  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • These easy sandwich stackers feature layers of sliced avocado, sliced tomato, lettuce, sliced cucumbers, and Swiss cheese.  They’re perfect for a summer supper.

  • Yield:
    4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:
305
Fat per serving:
16g
Saturated fat per serving:
5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:
7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:
2g
Protein per serving:
12g
Carbohydrate per serving:
32g
Fiber per serving:
7g
Cholesterol per serving:
20mg
Iron per serving:
2mg
Sodium per serving:
359mg
Calcium per serving:
230mg

Good to Know


A healthier version of the BLT, this sandwich is nutrient-rich. Avocados are fattening, but they provide heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. Avocados are also high in fiber. They can be used as healthy baking and cooking alternatives for butter and shortening.

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Karen Levin

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