/ Wednesday, September 19, 2012 / 6 Comments / , , , ,

Avocado Pesto Sandwich

This is probably the simplest and yet, one of the most decadent Avocado Pesto Sandwich I have ever put together! The sandwich is made with toasted whole-wheat bread with fresh mozzarella and slathered with a generous portion of avocado pesto. Simplicity at its best.

Avocado Pesto Sandwich


1 Large Avocado, mashed
3 Tbsp Pesto
Lemon Juice
Sea Salt
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
200 g (1 Ball) Fresh Mozzarella, sliced into 8 pieces
4 Slices Whole-Wheat Bread

About ½ Tbsp of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil


Preheat the oven to 425˚F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Combine the mashed avocado, Pesto, mix well and season with lemon juice, sea salt, and black pepper. Set aside.

Brush one side of each bread slice with olive oil. Place the bread slices, oiled side down, on the prepared baking sheet. Layer Mozzarella on two slices of bread and season lightly with salt and pepper. Toast in the oven for about 6 to 7 minutes, or until the cheese has melted and the bread is toasted. Remove from the oven and slathered avocado pesto on the bread and press the sandwiches together firmly.

Serves 2

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  1. Do I want to bite into this? Right this second? Ummm... absolutely. Like. RIGHT NOW!

    Great photo and recipe!

  2. This is a healthy sandwich; and full of flavours in that homemade pesto! Wish I can have one now! Looks real yummy though I am not a fan of avocado but I would like to give it a try.

  3. i have a gluten allergy so i rarely eat grains, but i would definitely have this on a rare cheat day (with gluten free bread of course). so relish: thanks! :)



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