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White Bean and Avocado Open-Face Sandwiches

Per Serving

White Bean and Avocado Open-Face Sandwiches

Makes: 4
Serving Size: 1 open-face sandwich
Calories 245
Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Fiber 8 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 415 mg
Potassium 455 mg
Protein 9 g
Phosphorus 165 mg
Choices: Starch 2, Lean Meat 1, Fat 1
  • Makes: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 open-face sandwich
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes


1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 1/3 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice (or more to your liking)
1 Tbsp. fresh minced basil
1 Tbsp. fresh grated parmesan cheese
2 tsp. fresh minced oregano
1 tsp. fresh minced thyme
1 garlic clove, minced
dash hot sauce
1/4 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
4 slices pumpernickel bread or whole-grain bread
1smallavocado, thinly sliced
1/4cupwatercress leaves


  1. Place the spread ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth, adding water if needed to produce a thick but spreadable mixture.
  2. Divide the bean spread among the bread slices. Top each piece of bread with avocado slices. Garnish with the watercress leaves.

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