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Turkey Avocado Sandwiches Recipe

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"I like to jazz up a plain turkey sandwich with vegetables and fresh cilantro from my garden," shares Dave Bremson from Plantation, Florida. "I combine zesty taco sauce with fat-free cream cheese for the bread spread. A little hot pepper sauce quickly kicks the heat up a notch."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces fat-free cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons taco sauce
  • 4 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread
  • 4 ounces sliced cooked turkey
  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 lettuce leaves

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 399 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 617 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in taco sauce and pepper sauce; spread over bread.
  2. Layer the turkey, avocado and tomato on two bread slices; sprinkle with cilantro. Top with lettuce and remaining bread. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Avocado Sandwiches in Light & Tasty October/November 2003, p13

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 399 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 617 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2011

I thought this was ok. Nothing to write home about and not really sure why.

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Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

These sandwiches were very flavorful. I loved the spread, it gave it a little zip without it being overpowering. All the different components of the sandwich made for a lot of nice textures (I toasted the wheat bread) and just an overall great tasting sandwich. Loved it!

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