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Avocado Cucumber Feta Sandwich

By Sona Narayanan @spillthespices
Avocado Cucumber Feta Sandwich
If there is something I can have everyday for breakfast without getting bored, it's avocado. Just some mashed avocado with lemon juice, salt and pepper on toasted bread for breakfast would make me super-happy. When I posted avocado and egg salad sandwich on the blog sometime back it was a hit. Many of them tried the sandwich and loved it. 
I wanted to make a complete vegetarian version based on that recipe. And this is the after result - a delicious hearty and filling vegetarian sandwich with avocado, cucumber, feta cheese, basil pesto and baby rocket. I love the flavor of rocket, so I always prefer it over lettuce or other greens in my burgers and sandwiches, but you can use whatever you like. I used basil pesto because that's what I had in hand but again you can use any pesto or whatever sauce you like. Instead of plain feta, I find that marinated feta gives more flavor to the sandwich. You can see how versatile the recipe is - you can chose the fillings according to your taste preferences. Do try these quick and tasty sandwiches and let me know how you like it.
Avocado Cucumber Feta Sandwich

AVOCADO CUCUMBER FETA SANDWICH RECIPE

{ Sandwich with avocado, feta, cucumber, rocket and pesto }
Serves 2

Ingredients:
4 multi-grain bread slices
1 avocado
1 small cucumber, sliced
¼ cup crumbled feta
2 tsp basil pesto
Few rocket leaves
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt / pepper, as needed

Method:
1. Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit. Scoop out the flesh to a bowl and add lemon, pepper, salt. Mash with a fork.
2. Lightly toast the bread. On one side of the bread, spread the basil pesto. Place some rocket leaves or any greens of your choice.
3. Add the crumbled feta, followed by cucumber slices and top it with mashed avocado. Cover the other bread slice and press gently. Serve immediately.Avocado Cucumber Feta Sandwich
Notes and Tips
  • You can use any greens of your choice. I have used baby rocket here.
  • You can add some mayonnaise and mustard sauce to the avocado mash to give different flavor.
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