Avocado and Herb Pesto Sandwich Recipe

Recipe provided by Munchmeals by Janet

Prep Time for Avocado and Herb Pesto Sandwich: 15 minutes

Serves: 3

Course: Lunch

Method to Prepare Avocado and Herb Pesto Sandwich

  • Add all Herb Pesto ingredients to a food processor, and blend until smooth: (1/2 cup (packed) fresh basil leaves, ¼ cup (packed fresh parsley), 1 tbsp. (packed) fresh dill, ¼ cup olive oil, ¼ cup shredded vegan parmesan, 3 tbsp. toasted pine nuts, ½ tsp. kosher salt, ¼ tsp. pepper, juice of ¼ lemon, 1 large garlic clove, minced).
  • Toast the 6 slices of brioche bread.
  • While bread is toasting, slice 1½ avocados, 2 Roma tomatoes, and 1/8 of red onion.
  • To assemble, spread 1 to 1 ½ tbsp. of pesto on bottom bread slices for the sandwiches, and a little less on the top slices. Layer sliced avocado on bottom slices, then repeat for sliced tomato and red onion.
  • Serve sandwiches with any remaining pesto. For those of us who are calorie conscious, can also try it as an open-faced sandwich (Save one slice).

 

Ingredients for Avocado and Herb Pesto Sandwich:

  • 6 slices Sprouts Brioche Plant-Based Bread
  • 1 ½ avocados (Ripe)
  • 2 Roma tomatoes or 4-5 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/8 of a medium red onion (if desired)

Herb Pesto Ingredients

  • ½ cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup packed fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp. packed fresh dill
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup shredded vegan parmesan
  • 3 tbsp. toasted pine nuts
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • Juice of ¼ lemon
  • 1 large garlic clove minced

 

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