Avocado Veggie Sandwich

Avocado Veggie Sandwich
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Source: The Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Peter Papoulakos.

Avocado is full of healthy, monounsaturated fat that is good for your cholesterol and will not raise your blood sugar. This is a veggie sandwich, but you could add turkey or chicken for extra protein.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 sandwich
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 sandwich
  • Amount per serving Calories 220

  • Total Fat 11g
    • Saturated Fat 1.2g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 180mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • Dietary Fiber 9g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 8g
  • Potassium 500mg
  • Phosphorus 215mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 2 Fat



  • avocado (cored and cut in half)
  • sunflower seeds
    4 tbsp
  • large cucumber (sliced )
  • radishes (sliced)
  • roma (plum) tomatoes (sliced)
  • whole wheat sandwich thins (about 1 1/2 ounces each)


  1. Gently remove the insides of the avocado from shell. Cut avocado into thin slices

  2. Spread 1/4 of the avocado slices on bottom piece of sandwich thin. Sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. sunflower seeds. Top with 4-5 cucumber slices, 4-5 radish slices and 3 tomato slices. Place top piece of sandwich thin on sandwich.

  3. Repeat process for remaining 3 sandwiches.

  • Recommended

    Crunchy and interesting. The sunflower seeds really made it special. I forgot the radishes. Will definitely make again. I might forget the radishes again, too