Chipotle Avocado Arugula Melt

  •  2 slices Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Sesame Bread
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • ¼ cup arugula
  • 4 thin slices vegan Gouda cheese
  • 2 tbs vegan mayo
  • 1 tsp adobo sauce from chipotles in adobo
  • 1/8 cup red onion, sliced thinly
  • 2 tbs plant-based butter
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

For the Chipotle Mayo:

Grab a small mixing bowl and whisk together 2 tbs vegan mayo and 1 tsp of adobo sauce from chipotles in adobo.

Season with ¼ tsp salt and ¼ tp pepper and refrigerate until it is time to make the sandwich.

For the Melt:

Heat a large pan over medium heat.

Spread the outside of each slice of Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Sesame Bread with 1 tbs plant-based butter then place butter-sides down in the pan.

Add 2 slices of gouda to each piece of bread 4 total, as well as half of a sliced avocado.

Once cheese is melty and bread is golden brown, add 1/8 cup sliced red onion, ¼ cup arugula, and a drizzle of chipotle mayo to one side of the bread, then top with the other toasted piece. Press down on the sandwich using a spatula and flip over to toast for an additional 30 seconds.

Take off heat, slice in half, then serve.

This recipe makes 1 sandwich.