Fresh Avocado and Turkey Sandwich Recipe

Recipe provided by the California Avocado Commission

Re-Calculate: Ingredients


  • 4 leaves of lettuce
  • 8 slices of bread
  • 1 lb. turkey, sliced
  • 8 tomato slices
  • 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados*
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Start with 2 slices of your favorite bread (toasting is optional). On 1 slice, layer a leaf or two of lettuce, about 4 ounces of sliced turkey and juicy tomato slices.
  2. On the other slice fan the slices from one-half of a ripe California Avocado. Salt and pepper to your liking.
  3. Unite the two sides and dig in.

  4. Add a couple of strips of cooked bacon.
  5. Slather one slice of bread with Dijon mustard, then smear the avocado half and press dried cranberries into the avocado.
  6. Roughly mash the avocado with lime and diced chipotle chili pepper before smearing.
  7. Substitute grilled chicken boneless breast or thigh.
  8. Substitute smoked turkey.

Serving Suggestions:

For a school lunch treat, spread one slice of bread with your child’s favorite jam or jelly before adding the lettuce layer.

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