The Avocado CLT

Avocado CLT Sandwich Recipe

The Avocado CLT

Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Avocado, Cucumber, Goat Cheese, Vegetarian, Wheat Bread
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 sandwiches
Few things bring a sandwich to greatness quicker than adding a slice of avocado. We love it in this combination with whole wheat bread and fresh, crisp veggies.
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Ingredients

General

  • 12 Slices whole wheat bread toasted
  • 3 avocados peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 3 European cucumbers peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 Romaine heart finely chopped
  • 2 Heirloom tomato sliced
  • 1/2 cup Green Goddess Spread recipe below
  • 1/2 cup Goat Cheese Mousse recipe below
  • 1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Green Goddess Spread

  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Lemon juiced
  • 1/2 quart Mixed green herbs (equal parts parsley tarragon and chive)

Goat Cheese Mousse

  • 1 quart Goat cheese at room temperature
  • 4 oz Buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup Your favorite fresh seasonal herbs finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

General

  • Lay out two slices of whole wheat toast on a cutting board.
  • Coat the first slice of bread evenly with the Green Goddess Spread. Set aside.
  • Spread the second slice of bread evenly with the Goat Cheese Mousse, then layer with cucumber slices. Season lightly with salt, pepper and olive oil.
  • Next, add the romaine and tomato on top of the cucumber. Again, season lightly with salt, pepper and olive oil.
  • Then, add slices of avocado and top with the slice of toast with the Green Goddess Spread.
  • Stabilize with two wooden skewers and cut in half to serve.

GOAT CHEESE MOUSSE

  • In a blender or food processor, add the goat cheese and buttermilk. Puree until smooth, the mixture should be thick. If a blender or food processor is not available, mix together in a large bowl using a rubber spatula. Transfer to a bowl and mix in the fines herbs. Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper as necessary

GREEN GODDESS SPREAD

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth and uniformly green in color. If a blender is not available, finely chop the garlic and herbs and then whisk all ingredients together in a large bowl.

Notes

Try this tasty recipe for The Avocado CLT, which is not only packed with grains but is also under 500 calories.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwich