Tom & Ava Sandwiches Recipe
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Tom & Ava Sandwiches Recipe

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An appealing blend of textures and flavors makes every bite of this meatless option a winner. And if your kids are among the many trying out vegetarianism, you might just be glad to have this trick up your sleeve.—Lisa Bennett, Riley, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • 8 slices red onion
  • 1 cup alfalfa sprouts

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 329 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 8g fiber), 11g protein .


  1. Spread four slices bread with cream cheese. Layer with avocado, tomato, onion and sprouts. Top with remaining bread. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tom & Ava Sandwiches in Taste of Home August/September 2011, p50

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cloreep 190544
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2014

"I really liked these! The changes I made were using chive and onion cream cheese rather than plain cream cheese, and adding a slice of provolone. YUM!"

rachcal 116085
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2011

"My kids' names are Tom (7 years old) and Ava (4 years old). Of course, this sandwich is awesome!! :)"

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