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Loaded Avocado BLT

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

2 servings

My husband invented this twist on a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. I like to make it with extra slices of bacon; if you want, you can leave the Gorgonzola cheese out of the avocado spread. —Lori Grant, Kingsport, Tennessee
Loaded Avocado BLT Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 small ripe avocado, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 4 slices Italian bread, toasted
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 4 thick-sliced applewood smoked bacon strips, cooked

Directions

  1. Mash avocado with a fork; stir in mayonnaise and lemon juice. Gently stir in cheese.
  2. Spread over toasts. Top 2 of the slices with spinach, tomato, bacon and remaining slices of toast.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 420 calories, 29g fat (7g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 921mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 15g protein.

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