Avocado and Turkey Health Sandwich with Sprouts Recipe

Avocado and Turkey Health Sandwich with Sprouts Recipe
Staff Writer

Try making this refreshing and filling sandwich with homemade mayonnaise or hummus for added creaminess. Play around with different ingredients like shredded carrots, thinly-sliced cucumbers or a variety of herbs like basil, mint or tarragon.  

Ingredients

2 pieces of whole wheat bread

Mayonnaise, preferably homemade (optional)

Hummus (optional)

Dijon mustard

3 slices turkey breast

2 tomato slices

¼ cup sprouts

2 pieces crisp Romaine or red leaf lettuce

½ avocado, sliced thinly

Salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Directions

On one slice of bread, spread either a thin layer of mayonnaise or hummus, if using either. On the other slice, spread a thin layer of mustard. Then add the remaining ingredients and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

 

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Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.