Healthy Turkey Sandwich

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Black Bean Spread

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 – 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • 4 slices whole-grain bread
  • 8 oz shaved turkey breast
  • 2 Anaheim peppers, roasted with stem, seeds and skin removed, sliced in half
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 2 slices each lettuce and tomato


Black Bean Spread

  1. Place garlic clove into Vitamix or other high-powered blender; turn to speed 3 and chop garlic thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients. Blend until very smooth.


  1. Spread desired amount of black bean spread onto two slices of bread. Spread avocado onto remaining two bread slices. Top bread covered with black bean spread with turkey, peppers, lettuce and tomatoes. Use remaining bread (covered with avocado) to top sandwiches. Serve immediately and enjoy!


Recipe source: buzzfeed

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