Dinner Tonight: Avocado and Sprout Club Sandwich

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Dinner Tonight: Avocado and Sprout Club Sandwich

I just needed a sandwich to pair with some soup, which led me to the good old-fashioned club sandwich. I looked into some of the classic preparations and somehow ended up here, with a sandwich that is as far away from a classic club sandwich as possible. I mean, goat cheese? Alfalfa sprouts?

I would never have picked this recipe had it not been approved by Martha Stewart. I don't, honestly, eat alfalfa sprouts that often, but I do love what they do here. Along with the radishes, they provide some much needed texture to balance the creamy avocado and cheese. Though different from a traditional club sandwich, it is still delicious, albeit in a meat-free kind of way.

About the author: Nick Kindelsperger is a freelance writer in Chicago. He is the co-founder of The Paupered Chef and spends most of his time playing with the new cooking gadgets he got from his wedding.

Ingredients

  • 12 slices white bread
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bunch radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 ounces alfalfa sprouts
  • 8 ounces goat cheese

Directions

  1. 1.

    Toast the slices of bread.

  2. 2.

    Peel the avocados, remove the pit, and mash the flesh with a fork until chunky. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper.

  3. 3.

    Spread the avocado mixture on top of 8 of the slices of bread. Top the avocado with radishes and alfalfa sprouts. Sprinkle on some of the goat cheese.

  4. 4.

    Construct the sandwich. Place one of the slices with the avocado on top of a slice with the avocado. Then top with a plain slice. Cut diagonally.