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ALT (Avocado, Lettuce, and Tomato) Sandwiches

These easy sandwich stackers feature layers of sliced avocado, sliced tomato, lettuce, sliced cucumbers, and Swiss cheese.  They're perfect for a summer supper.

Health MAY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices whole-grain bread with flaxseed, toasted
  • 4 large leaves romaine or Boston lettuce
  • 1 large ripe tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 sliced peeled avocado
  • 12 very thin slices cucumber
  • 4 (.77-ounce) slices reduced-fat, reduced-sodium Swiss cheese (such as Alpine Lace)

Preparation

1. Spread mayonnaise on the 8 slices of bread.

2. Layer 4 slices with 1 lettuce leaf, 1 slice tomato, 1 slice avocado, 3 slices cucumber, and 1 slice cheese; top with remaining bread slices. Cut sandwiches in half diagonally.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 305
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 359mg
  • Calcium: 230mg
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