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California-Style Avocado Sandwiches :rectnt

California-style Avocado Sandwiches

I was given this recipe by a co-worker when I was in college!

Yield: 8 sandwiches

Ingredients:

8 thick slices whole grain bread
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 cups alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprout blend (alfalfa + radish)
2 - 3 ripe California avocados, pitted, peeled and sliced
2 - 3 large tomatoes, sliced
1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced
Salt, optional
8 ounces Cheddar cheese, sliced

Instructions:

Turn the oven on to “Broil.”
Set aside a large baking sheet.
Spread each slice of the bread with a thin layer of mayonnaise.
Top with a generous handful of sprouts (about 1/4 cup), 2 tomato slices, 3 to 4 avocado slices, several onion rings, a sprinkle of salt, if desired and a slice of cheese.
Arrange the prepared sandwiches on the baking sheet.
Place the baking sheet in the center of the preheated oven.
Watching carefully, broil for several minutes, until the cheese is melted.
Serve hot.


Source: Copied from a specialty sandwich served in a Californian restaurant in the 1970's; posted by LuAnn.

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