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Turkey Avocado Dagwoods

Just like taxes, leftovers are a sure thing. But after you take a bite of this super sandwich, you may start planning on leftovers!

Oxmoor House MARCH 1998

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 8 slices bacon
  • Mayonnaise
  • 8 slices sourdough bread, toasted
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and mashed
  • 8 slices purple onion
  • 4 (1-ounce) slices Monterey Jack or provolone cheese
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 8 (1/4"-thick) slices roasted turkey breast
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


1. Place bacon on a microwave-safe rack in a baking dish; cover with paper towels. Microwave at HIGH 7 to 8 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Drain bacon, and set aside.

2. Spread mayonnaise on toast; layer avocado, bacon, onion, and next 4 ingredients each on 4 slices bread. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with remaining bread slices. Garnish with sweet pickles, if desired. Serve immediately.


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