Avocados come with a host of health benefits – they are great for hair, skin, nails and even overall heart health. Making them a part of your diet is easy because you can incorporate them into so many recipes, but there are few better than avocado spread. To help you get started we will give you an avocado spread recipe with different seasoning options, instructions and even serving size and calorie information.
2 ripe avocados
For seasonings you can use:
Freshly squeezed lemon juice
A lot extra virgin olive oil
Avocado spread recipe is one of the easiest, healthiest and fastest spreads that you can make in your kitchen. In about 5 minutes you will have a spread ready to use on the sandwich of your choice. Here is what you should do:
• Peel and put the avocados. Keep in mind that the riper the avocadoes the better your spread.
• Put them in a bowl and mash using a potato masher.
• Stir in your seasonings until they are well combined with the avocadoes.
• Some people like to chop a little onion into small pieces and stir it in – the contrasting tastes are wonderful.
• Your spread is ready to use on a sandwich!
Avocado spread sandwiches
You can use this spread on all kinds of sandwiches. Whichever one you decide, once your sandwich is ready apply a thick layer of the spread and then drizzle some olive oil and lemon juice for some tang. Here are some that you can try.
Avocado spread and fried egg sandwich
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This one is simple. Once your spread is ready set aside and brown some slices of whole wheat bread. Apply thick layers of the spread, sprinkle with olive oil and lemon juice and place the fried egg on top. Your sandwich is ready to eat.
BLT with avocado spread
You love your BLT and you can make it bigger and healthier with a healthy dose of avocado spread. Prepare your spread and brown the bread. Cook bacon as usual and sponge off extra oil with paper towels. Apply the spread on the bread, sprinkle with olive oil and lemon juice and then top with the bacon, slices of tomato, lettuce and onion if you like.
Avocado spread and tomato sandwich
This one is great for vegetarians or on those days when you are keen to avoid meat. It is very simple – brown slices of bread, top with avocado spread and then place thin slices of tomato on top and serve.
Avocado spread beef or chicken sandwich
If you have leftover beef or chicken get creative and make an avocado spread sandwich with it. Prepare your spread, brown some slices of bread and then shred the meat or chicken. Layer them on top of your avocado spread and if you like you can top it with lettuce or tomato to make it more filling.
2 large avocadoes are enough to prepare a spread that will go on 4 slices of bread, and whatever other sandwich toppings you choose will determine how filling your sandwiched will be.
One serving of avocado has 29 calories – 79% healthy fats, 18% carbohydrates and 4% proteins. Don’t forget that your sandwich spread toppings will drive up your calorie count.