RECIPE

Smashed Avocado and Black Bean Sandwich

Serves 4

Lunch

About this recipe:

A vegetarian and high fiber lunch anyone will love.

Ingredients:
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 ⅔ limes
  • 2 cups canned black beans
  • 1 tomato
  • 8 slices whole grain bread
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
Instructions:
  1. Smash avocado flesh in a small bowl with the back of a fork. Juice lime and add 6 tsp juice with salt and pepper to taste to smashed avocado. Stir to combine thoroughly. Fold in drained black beans and season with salt to taste.
  2. Slice tomato into thick rounds. Optionally, heat a grill pan or skillet (preferably nonstick or cast iron) over medium heat. Cook tomato slices 1 minute on each side or until the slices are starting to brown. Remove from heat. (Alternatively, keep tomatoes raw.)
  3. Toast bread to desired doneness and spread each slice with avocado mixture. Top each half with tomato. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and more salt and pepper to taste.

Calories426
Carbs56g
Sugar8g
Fat18g
Sodium268mg
Fiber16g
Net carbs40g
Added sugar0g
Saturated fat3g
Protein18g