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Green Goddess Sandwich

Yield: 2



Time: 15 minutes


Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup plain whole-milk strained yogurt, such as Greek-style

  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon leaves

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, grated

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

  • 1 medium avocado, cut into 8 slices

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 4 slices hearty whole-wheat bread (1/2-inch)

  • 1 cup watercress or spinach, divided

  • 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber, divided

  • 1/2 cup alfalfa sprouts, divided

Instructions:

  1. Combine yogurt, parsley, tarragon, chives, capers, garlic, lemon zest and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in a medium bowl; whisk until well mixed.

  2. Sprinkle avocado evenly with salt and the remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice.

  3. Spread 2 heaping tablespoons of the yogurt mixture on each bread slice. Top each of 2 bread slices with 1/2 cup watercress and cucumber, 4 slices avocado and 1/4 cup alfalfa sprouts. Top with the remaining 2 bread slices, spread-side down. Cut in half and serve immediately.

Source: Eating Well




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