Sep 19, 2013

Basil Pesto Avocado Sandwich

Some times during my rush mornings { i.e When I am midst of waking up kids, packing lunch boxes, preparing breakfasts} I feel like having elaborate healthy breakfast? Call me Crazy  or Weird, Did it ever happen to you! Then don't worry, I got my secret sandwich recipe for you! In this sandwich, Fresh Cucumber and Carrot Slices layered on Basil Pesto and mashed Avocado ( call it a Guacamole) and stuffed in between two slightly toasted Healthy Multi Grain Bread slices.. Hmmm Yum! This sandwich is Crunchy, Fresh, Yummy and Healthy too. Here is the recipe!

Basil Pesto Avoado Sandwich served with Fresh Watermelon cut-up
Multi Grain Bread Slices - 2 ( Oat Nut or 15 Grain has 5g protein in each slice)
Basil Pesto Sauce - 1 Tbsp
Fresh Avocado - 1/2 
Carrot - 1/2 medium
Cucumber - 1/3 medium
salt - 1/4 tsp
black pepper - 1/8 tsp
coriander - 1 tsp
lime juice - 1/2 tsp

Avocado Paste:
Mash the Avocado in a small bowl. Add salt, black pepper and chopped cilantro mix it very well like a spread and finally add lime juice. 

  1. Peel the Cucumber and Carrot and finely chop like thin circles.
  2. Slightly toast the Bread slices i pop-up toaster ( on setting 1)
  3. Spread Basil Pesto on One Slice and Spread Avocado Paste on another slice.
  4. Spread cucumber slices as layer and top with carrot slices. Close the sandwich with Avocado Spreaded Bread slice.  Press it firm and cut into half or diagonally. 

Take a close peek!
Serve this healthy breakfast for the whole family in no time!

Hope you have enjoyed my Rush time recipe,
will see you soon here, Thanks for visiting!


  1. One yum sandwich, love the combinations here

  2. Simply delicious and wonderful looking sandwich.

  3. Delicious and healthy sandwich.

  4. Oh, totally. Only during those busy busy times I feel like having something quite healthy and special, and this sandwich is a very healthy and tasty one.



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