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BLT With Avocado and Sprouts

 

SERVES 4 PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 20 MINUTES

Ingredients:6 slices turkey bacon 1 Hass avocado 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1⁄8 teaspoon kosher salt 8 slices multigrain bread 8 leaves red-leaf lettuce 2 medium tomatoes, thickly sliced 1 packed cup alfalfa sprouts

Directions: 1. Cut  bacon slices in half and cook according to package directions. Arrange on a paper towel–lined plate to drain.

2. While bacon is cooking, slice avocado in half, remove the pit, scoop out flesh into a small bowl, and gently mash with the back of a fork. Stir in lemon juice and salt.

3. toast the bread; top each of 4 slices with 2 lettuce leaves, a quarter of the tomato slices, 3 half strips of bacon, and a quarter of the sprouts. Spread 2 tablespoons of the avocado mixture on each of the 4 remaining slices of toast and place atop sandwiches, avocado side down. Cut in half and serve.

Nutrition score per serving (1 BLT sandwich): 327 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated), 44g carbs, 13g protein, 7g fiber, 104mg calcium, 3mg iron, 680mg sodium

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