Chicken Sandwich with Avocado Spread Recipe

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Longview, Texas -  Find out how to make a delicious, juicy chicken sandwich without globs of unhealthy fat found in mayonnaise. The Longview Regional Medical Center website shows you how to make an easy avocado spread that's a healthy and delicious mayonnaise substitute. Another new recipe uses fat free lemon yogurt in place of mayo. This month, find these new Spring Lite Lunch Recipes and more at

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In May's video, New York Chef Rob Endelman makes this Chicken Sandwich with Avocado Spread that's packed with protein and healthy fats:

Chicken Sandwich with Avocado Spread Recipe

Heart Healthy • Diabetic

2 light whole grain rolls (about 3 oz each), split
4 leaves romaine lettuce
½ tomato, sliced
2 slices red onion
2 cooked chicken breasts (6 oz each)
¨û tsp unrefined sea salt
pinch black pepper
1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and mashed

On the bottom half of each roll, layer lettuce, tomato, red onion and chicken. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Spread mashed avocado on top half of roll and place on top of chicken.

Yield: 2 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 492; Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 99mg; Sodium: 606mg; Carbohydrates: 21g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 46g

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