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Avocado Cheese Sandwich Recipe

An avocado cheese sandwich is a delicious and nutritious option for breakfast, lunch, or a quick snack. The creaminess of ripe avocado pairs wonderfully with the meltiness of cheese, making this sandwich a satisfying treat. You can also add various herbs and spices to elevate the flavor. Here’s how to make one:


  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 4 slices of bread (whole grain, sourdough, or your choice)
  • 4 slices of cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, provolone, etc.)
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Optional: a pinch of red chili flakes or paprika
  • Optional: a few slices of tomato or cucumber
  • Optional: fresh basil leaves or spinach
  • 2 tablespoons of butter or olive oil for toasting


Prepare the Avocado Spread:

  1. Mash the Avocado: In a bowl, mash the ripe avocado using a fork until it reaches your desired consistency. Some like it smooth, while others prefer a few chunks for texture.
  2. Season: Add salt, pepper, and optional red chili flakes or paprika to the mashed avocado. Mix well.

Assemble the Sandwich:

  1. Layer Cheese: Place a slice of cheese on one side of each bread slice.

2. Add Avocado: Spread a generous layer of the avocado mixture on top of the cheese.

  1. Optional Toppings: If you like, add slices of tomato or cucumber, and a few leaves of fresh basil or spinach for extra flavor and nutrients.
  2. Close the Sandwich: Place another slice of cheese on top of the avocado layer and close the sandwich with another slice of bread.

Cook the Sandwich:

  1. Preheat Skillet: Place a skillet over medium heat and add butter or olive oil.

2. Grill: Once the skillet is hot, carefully place the sandwich in the skillet.

3. Toast: Cook until the bread is golden brown and the cheese has melted, usually about 3-4 minutes per side. If needed, press down gently using a spatula to help the cheese melt.

4. Flip and Repeat: Carefully flip the sandwich to toast the other side.


  1. Cut and Serve: Once both sides are toasted and the cheese has melted, remove the sandwich from the skillet. Cut it in half and serve immediately.

Enjoy your avocado cheese sandwich as is, or pair it with a side of chips, a salad, or a cup of your favorite soup!

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