Rustic Vegetable Baguette with Smashed Avocado

Rustic Vegetable Baguette with Smashed Avocado

Broiled in minutes, this fancy five-ingredient sandwich serves four.

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loaf (1 pound) rustic sourdough baguette bread
cup Italian dressing
small ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
small tomatoes, sliced
ounces sliced Cheddar cheese
  1. Cut bread horizontally in half. Drizzle dressing on cut side of top half of bread. Place both halves on large cookie sheet.
  2. Mash avocados until slightly smooth. Spread avocado over bottom half of bread; top with tomato slices and cheese. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is slightly golden brown. Top with top half of bread. Cut loaf into 4 pieces.
Makes 4 sandwiches
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Success Hint
When buying avocados, choose ones that yield to gentle palm pressure. If the avocados are not ripe, place them in a paper bag with an apple, then pierce the bag in several places and let stand at room temperature a couple of days.
Serve With
Serve with sweet potato chips and crunchy vegetables, such as zucchini, carrot and celery sticks.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 525
    • (Calories from Fat 315),
  • Total Fat 35g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 790mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.